Fun & Easy Science for Kids

Rabbit and the Moon

Rabbit and the Moon
Have you ever heard the phrase, “man in the moon,” or noticed dark spots on the moon that look like a face? These marks are the dark areas, or seas of the moon,...

Rabbit and the Moon

Posted in The Solar System , Earth Science | Tags : , , , , , , , ,

The Moon – Why It Shines During Night

The Moon – Why It Shines During Night
On most nights, you can see the moon in the sky. Sometimes it’s very bright, large and round. At other times, you might see only a tiny sliver of it or clouds might cover it. For thousands of years, people have watched the moon and told stories about it. Scientists believe the moon was...

The Moon – Why It Shines During Night

Posted in The Solar System , Earth Science | Tags : , , , , , , , , ,

Stars and How They Are Formed

Stars and How They Are Formed
Look up in the sky at night and you’ll notice thousands of small lights. Some lights are bright, others are dim. Some look white or blue, while others look red or orange. Some of these lights aren’t stars, but aircraft, satellites or even planets. Many of them are stars though. For thousands...

Stars and How They Are Formed

Posted in The Solar System , Earth Science | Tags : , , , , , , , ,

Neptune – The Farthest Planet From Sun

Neptune – The Farthest Planet From Sun
Neptune, the eighth planet from the Sun, wasn’t discovered by telescope. French mathematician, Urbain Joseph Le Verrier, noticed that Uranus’s orbit was slightly...

Neptune – The Farthest Planet From Sun

Posted in The Solar System , Earth Science | Tags : , , , , , , , ,

Uranus – The Seventh Planet From Sun

Uranus – The Seventh Planet From Sun
You know that our Earth rotates on an axis that sits upright. The North Pole is at the top of the planet and the South Pole is at the bottom. Uranus, though, has been tipped...

Uranus – The Seventh Planet From Sun

Posted in The Solar System , Earth Science | Tags : , , , , , , , ,

Saturn – The Sixth Planet from the Sun

Saturn –  The Sixth Planet from the Sun
The famous scientist, Galileo, first saw Saturn through a simple telescope in 1610. He thought the rings were two small planets or bodies of matter, in addition to...

Saturn – The Sixth Planet from the Sun

Posted in The Solar System , Earth Science | Tags : , , , , , , , ,

Mars – The Red Planet

Mars – The Red Planet
For many years, scientists wondered if life could exist on Mars, sometimes called the Red Planet. This planet, which is about half the size of Earth, isn’t as much like...

Mars – The Red Planet

Posted in The Solar System , Earth Science | Tags : , , , , , , , ,

Venus – The Nearest Planet to Earth

Venus – The Nearest Planet to Earth
Named after the Roman goddess of love, Venus is anything but lovable. This planet is nearest to Earth. It is also about the same size as Earth. But that’s all the two...

Venus – The Nearest Planet to Earth

Posted in The Solar System , Earth Science | Tags : , , , , , , , , ,

Mercury – The Smallest Planet of Solar System

Mercury – The Smallest Planet of Solar System
Mercury, the smallest planet, goes whizzing around the Sun at a dazzling 31 miles per second. The planet travels so fast that it makes a complete loop in only 88 days....

Mercury – The Smallest Planet of Solar System

Posted in The Solar System , Earth Science | Tags : , , , , , , , , ,

Rain – Where Does it Come From

Rain – Where Does it Come From
Rain makes the grass green and it makes your garden grow. Have you ever wondered what makes rain though? There are always tiny drops of water vapor in the air. Warm air has more water vapor than cold air, which is why it is often humid in the

Rain – Where Does it Come From

Posted in Earth Science , Weather | Tags : , , , , , , ,

Four Seasons

Four Seasons
You probably have a favorite season. Have you ever wondered what causes the seasons, though? You probably know that the Earth spins on its axis every day, making a complete...

Four Seasons

Posted in Earth Science , Weather | Tags : , , , , , , , , ,

Sandstorms – How They Form

Sandstorms – How They Form
Most storms bring rain or snow, but how about sand? A sandstorm happens when great gusts of wind pick up sand and carry it for miles and miles. The

Sandstorms – How They Form

Posted in Earth Science , Weather | Tags : , , , , , ,

Tornadoes

Tornadoes
A tornado might have carried Dorothy on a great adventure to the land of Oz, but in real life, you don’t want to get anywhere near one. Tornadoes happen when warm air from the Gulf of Mexico...

Tornadoes

Posted in Earth Science , Weather | Tags : , , , , , , , , , ,

Thunder and Lightning

Thunder and Lightning
Kaboom! Watching and listening to a thunderstorm can be exciting, but you wouldn’t want to be out in it. All thunderstorms make lightning and lightning is dangerous. Lightning happens when ice and water particles bump around inside thunder

Thunder and Lightning

Posted in Earth Science , Weather | Tags : , , , , , ,

Different Types of Clouds

Different Types of Clouds
Have you ever watched clouds on a summer day? Some clouds are white, fat and fluffy. They float high in the sky. Others are low, gray and thin. They might even look a little green. Scientists have discovered several kinds of clouds and named them. Watching the clouds is not only fun, but it can...

Different Types of Clouds

Posted in Earth Science , Weather | Tags : , , , , , , ,


Sponsored Links :



 
 
Can not find what you looking for?

Search

Sponsored Links :




Sponsored Links :