Fun & Easy Science for Kids

The Haiku Stairs

The Haiku Stairs are also known as the Stairway to Heaven. These stairs are actually a steep hiking trail on the island of Oahu, Hawaii. It is one of the Oahu‘s most popular forbidden trails. This 2,120 feet long difficult hike trail has a total of 3,992 steps. Now these stairs became worn and...

The Haiku Stairs

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The Crazy Horse Memorial

The Crazy Horse Memorial is located in the Black Hills in South Dakota. The mountain is 27th highest mountain in South Dakota with a height of 6,532 feet. This memorial is still under construction. After completion, it will depict Crazy Horse, a Native American war leader from Oglala...

The Crazy Horse Memorial

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Space Needle Observation Tower

The Seattle Space Needle is an observation tower and was built in 1962. It is one of the iconic landmarks located in the city of Seattle, Washington. It was created in honour of the World’s fair 1962. The Space Needle’s top, an aircraft warning beacon, reaches 605 feet and the Observation...

Space Needle Observation Tower

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Brooklyn Bridge

The Brooklyn Bridge opened on May 24, 1883. It is one of the most famous landmarks of New York and connected Manhattan with Brooklyn for the first time. At that time, Brooklyn was not a part of New York. The total length of this bridge is 5,989 feet, width 85 feet and height above mean water is...

Brooklyn Bridge

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Golden Gate Bridge

San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge opened to the public in 1937. A railroad executive laid out plans for a bridge that would span the Golden Gate Strait. Today, the bridge is one of the most internationally recognized symbols of...

Golden Gate Bridge

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The Great Sphinx of Giza

In general, a Sphinx can be defined as a mythological creature that has the body of a lion and the head of a person. In Ancient Egypt, people built sphinx statues...

The Great Sphinx of Giza

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All about Panama Canal

The Panama Canal is an artificial waterway that connects the Pacific Ocean and Atlantic Ocean. It is 48 miles long. Originally, this territory was Columbian where the canal is located but now it is Panamian. Vasco...

All about Panama Canal

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The Empire State Building

Empire State building is one of the 7 modern wonders of the world. It is a 103 storey building with a height of 1,250 feet. This height excludes 204 feet long antenna. The construction of Empire State...

The Empire State Building

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All about Mount Rushmore

Mount Rushmore is also known as the President’s mountain. It is located in the Black Hills of Keystone, South Dakota. President Calvin Coolidge officially dedicated the mountain on August 10, 1927 with a ceremonial drilling. This incredible sculpture has faces of four famous presidents: -

All about Mount Rushmore

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Beam Bridges

A bridge can be defined as a structure which is built to span any physical object like river, road etc. and provide a passage. Common types of bridges are Beam bridges, Suspension Bridges, Cantilever Bridges, Truss Bridges, Arch...

Beam Bridges

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The Strongest Bridge: Akashi Kaikyo

While talking about bridges, how we can forget Akashi Kaikyo Bridge. It is known as the strongest and longest suspension bridge in the world with a length of 12,831 feet. This bridge is also called ‘Pearl Bridge’. Akashi Kaikyo...

The Strongest Bridge: Akashi Kaikyo

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Art

Art
Have you ever drawn a picture to show how you were feeling? Art has always been a powerful way to express ideas and emotions. More than 100,000 years ago, people buried the dead with beads or other objects. These objects may have helped them remember the dead. Later, people made jewelry from...

Art

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Dance

Dance
You hear some catchy music. Your foot starts tapping. Your fingers start snapping. Soon your whole body wants to move. What’s going on here? Certain types of music just seem to call for movement. People around the world have used dance for thousands of years to express thoughts and ideas....

Dance

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Music

Music
People have made music for thousands of years. Bone whistles have been found in Europe that date back 25,000 years. Music has many purposes. It stirs the emotions. It can comfort a crying child or fire up a crowd. It is a way to express feelings and ideas. Music comes in many forms. A choir...

Music

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Holy Places

Holy Places
For thousands of years, religion has helped people understand the world and their place in it. People want to know why they’re here, how they got here and where they’ll go after they die. Religion can answer these questions. Religion often gives people certain rules to live by. For...

Holy Places

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Money

Money
Have you ever traded something with a friend? Maybe you traded Pokemon cards for Skylander cards . Before people had money, they traded for the goods they needed. A farmer might trade vegetables with a weaver for cloth. As time went by, people used objects, such as beads or shells for money....

Money

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What Do You Wear

What Do You Wear
What’s your favorite outfit? Maybe it’s a t-shirt and comfy jeans or your favorite athletic shorts. You probably have lots of choices in your closet for what you’ll wear each day, but it wasn’t always so. The first people made clothes out of animal skins for protection and warmth. These...

What Do You Wear

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The Empty Quarter

The Empty Quarter
In the middle of The Arabian Peninsula lies the Empty Quarter, or Rub’ al Khali, the world’s largest sand sea. This inhospitable space covers over 225,000 square miles of land, and occupies parts of

The Empty Quarter

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All About Politics

All About Politics
Thousands of years ago, nomads lived in tribes. A tribal leader made the rules for the group. In some parts of the world, this form of government lives on. In many countries, though, as

All About Politics

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