Fun & Easy Science for Kids

Queen Victoria

Queen Victoria was one of the most iconic monarchs in the history. Her full name was Alexandria Victoria. She was born on 24 May 1819 in Kensington Palace in London, England to Edward, Duke of Kent, and Princess Maria Louisa Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfald. She became Queen of England...

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Francis Crick

Francis Crick was a British Biophysicist who is responsible for discovering the double-helix structure of the DNA strand, along with James Watson. He also helped develop radar and magnetic mines during World War II. His complete name was Francis Harry Compton Crick. He was born to Harry Crick...

Francis Crick

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Rosalind Franklin

Rosalind Franklin was an English scientist and X-ray crystallographer. She was born on July 25th 1920 in Notting Hill, London, to a wealthy Jewish family. She attended private schools and done her matriculation from St. Paul’s Girls’ School in 1938. At the age of fifteen she passed the...

Rosalind Franklin

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Hernan Cortes

Hernan Cortes was a Spanish explorer who overthrew the Aztec empire and claimed most of Mexico for the crown of Spain. He also helped advance Spain's position in North...

Hernan Cortes

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Mahathir Bin Mohammad

Mahathir Bin Mohammad is the newly elected Prime Minister of Malaysia (Election won May 10th 2018). He has won a historic election as he became the oldest world leader at the age of 92 years. He also served as the prime minister of...

Mahathir Bin Mohammad

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James Watson

James Watson is an American molecular biologist, zoologist and geneticist. He won the 1962 Nobel Prize in physiology and medicine along with Francis Crick and Maurice Wilkins for discovering the structure of DNA. James...

James Watson

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George Orwell

George Orwell was one of the most famous English writers of his time. He is best known for his novels Nineteen Eighty-Four and Animal Farm. Nineteen Eighty-Four was a profound anti-utopian novel that examines the dangers of totalitarian rule. George was born as Eric Arthur Blair on...

George Orwell

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Jonathan Edwards

Jonathan Edwards was one of the greatest and most influential preachers and theologians in American history. He was the colonial New England minister and missionary. He was born on October 5, 1703 in East Windsor, Connecticut and was one of the 11 children of Timothy Edwards and Esther...

Jonathan Edwards

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Mae Jemison

Mae Jamison is an American astronaut who is also the first African American woman to travel to space. Her full name is Mae Carol Jamison, born on October 17, 1956, in Decatur, Alabama. Mae went to Morgan Park High School....

Mae Jemison

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Karl Benz

Karl Benz was a German car designer and engine designer. He is considered to be the designer of the first motor vehicle to be powered by an internal combustion engine. He was the founder of Mercedes Benzs. The Mercedes brand is well known and is world renowned. His complete name was Karl...

Karl Benz

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Henry Ford

Henry Ford founded the Ford Motor Company and manufactured an affordable automobile for many middle-class Americans. He is also considered to be the inventor of mass production. With his innovations to the manufacturing process and his commitment to his workers, he became a true American...

Henry Ford

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Blaise Pascal

Blaise Pascal was one of the most famous mathematician, inventor and philosopher of his time. He was a true polymath as he made important contribution to many different fields. He is also credited with the invention of the world’s first fully functional mechanical calculator. The calculator...

Blaise Pascal

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John Dalton

John Dalton was a British scientist who made many important discoveries in different fields. He had a special interest in meteorology and the atmosphere. He is well known for his research and contributions to

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Pepi II

Pepi II was the last ruler of the 6th dynasty and Egypt’s old kingdom. His reign was also the longest in ancient Egyptian history. He ruled for 90 to 94 long years as far as we know. He was son of Pepi I and queen...

Pepi II

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Enid Blyton

Enid Blyton was an English best-selling children's author. Her complete name was Enid Mary Blyton and her pen name was Mary Pollock. Her books have been on the best seller lists since they were published over several decades. She wrote around 800 books. They were translated to around 90...

Enid Blyton

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Gene Stratton-Porter

Gene Stratton-Porter was an American writer, photographer, and film maker. Her stories depicted the natural world and inspired later scientists, such as Rachel Carson. Fun Facts Gene Stratton-Porter was...

Gene Stratton-Porter

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Robert Frost

Robert Frost is one of America’s most beloved poets. His poetry was largely concerned with the beauty of New England. He loved nature and rural life. Fun Facts Frost was born in 1874, in San...

Robert Frost

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Emily Dickinson

“Forever is composed of nows.” “Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul – and sings the tune without the words – and never stops at all.” Emily Dickinson, one of America’s most beloved female poets, loved nature, but was so shy around...

Emily Dickinson

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William Wordsworth

“Come forth into the light of things. Let nature be your teacher.” William Wordsworth is one of the most beloved poets of all time. He lived during the late 1700s and early 1800s, a time known in literature as the Romantic Period. His love of

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Sylvia Earle

“Knowing is the key to caring, and with caring there is hope that people will be motivated to take positive action.” Born in 1935 in New Jersey, Sylvia Earle is a marine biologist, lecturer,...

Sylvia Earle

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Carl Linnaeus

“If a tree dies, plant another in its place.” Scientists today place all life in neat categories with sensible names that do not change. A few hundred years ago, though, scientists gave plants and...

Carl Linnaeus

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Maria Merian

Like most kids, Maria Merian was fascinated by insects. She loved watching them and learning about them. But, she lived during a time when people believed insects were evil. People thought they were caused by the devil and anyone who liked...

Maria Merian

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Hippocrates

Hippocrates is often called “The Father of Western Medicine” because he started one of the first medical schools in ancient Greece. Fun Facts Hippocrates was born in Greece in 460 B.C. He learned medicine from his father and grandfather. ...

Hippocrates

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Wilson “Snowflake” Bentley

"Under the microscope, I found that snowflakes were miracles of beauty; and it seemed a shame that this beauty should not be seen and appreciated by others. Every crystal was a masterpiece of design and no one...

Wilson “Snowflake” Bentley

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John Audubon

To repay evils with kindness was the religion I was taught to practice, and this will forever be my rule. Almost every day, instead of going to school, I made for the fields, where I spent my day. John James Audubon was anornithologist (bird scientist) and painter. His...

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