Fun & Easy Science for Kids

Tectonic Plates

Tectonic Plates
Have you ever watched a pot of soup simmering on the stove? Steam in the pot rises. Put a lid on the pot and the steam and water may actually boil over. Turn the heat down, though, and the water and steam drop too. Deep beneath the

Tectonic Plates

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Earth’s Crust

Earth’s Crust
The interior of the Earth is one hot place. In fact, some of it is liquid rock or metal. The crust, though, is made of rock that has cooled to a hard outer skin. The continental...

Earth’s Crust

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Ecosystems

Ecosystems
Imagine an ecosystem as a tiny world within our world. Here, living things, like plants and animals, interact with non-living elements, including water, rocks, soil and

Ecosystems

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The Dust Bowl

The Dust Bowl
When the first settlers crossed the American plains in the mid-to-late 1800s, the vast landscape must have seemed endless. So much fertile land to be ranched or farmed. Although being a farmer or rancher was hard work, it was a satisfying way of life for many people. In the 1920s, grain...

The Dust Bowl

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Erosion

Erosion
The next time you’re in the mountains, pay attention to the rocks. You’ll probably notice areas near the base of the mountains where piles of...

Erosion

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Dry Climates

Dry Climates
When you think of a dry climate in the United States, what state comes to mind? Did you say Arizona? Arizona certainly has a dry, desert climate. It...

Dry Climates

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Temperate or Mild Climate

Temperate or Mild Climate
Some of the best weather in the world is found in areas with a temperate or mild climate. These areas are usually mid-way between the equator and the poles. They’re often found near a warm ocean or sea. You might have heard of a Mediterranean climate. Areas around the Mediterranean Ocean, such...

Temperate or Mild Climate

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Costa Rica

Costa Rica
Unlike many of its neighboring countries, Costa Rica has enjoyed peace for almost 100 years. The country is a democracy with elected officials and has no organized army. Costa Rica spends a lot of money on

Costa Rica

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Belize

Belize
Belize is a beautiful, tropical country known for breathtaking sunsets, abundant wildlife and clear, warm ocean waters. Off the coast of Belize lies the second...

Belize

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Panama

Panama
Panama is probably best known for the Panama Canal, which was built by the United States in 1914 at a cost of $380 million. Over 75,000 workers took...

Panama

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Cuba – The Largest Island in The Caribbean

Cuba – The Largest Island in The Caribbean
Cuba is the largest island in the Caribbean. From the north to the south, it runs 750 miles, but it is only 60 miles wide. Imagine – you could drive across the entire country in an hour or so. Cuba is a beautiful country with many rivers,

Cuba – The Largest Island in The Caribbean

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Armenia

Armenia
After Christ’s death, missionaries traveled to Armenia to preach the gospel. One of these missionaries, Gregory, was thrown in a pit by the king. He lived in the pit for more than 13 years. At the time, Armenia was a pagan country. The king fell in love with a Christian nun. When she...

Armenia

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The Empty Pot – A Chinese Folk Story About Honesty

The Empty Pot – A Chinese Folk Story About Honesty
The Empty Pot a Chinese folk story is a fun story teaching kids about honesty. It was published on September 15, 1996 under the title "The Empty Pot (An Owlet Book)". The book was written and illustrated by Demi. In this fun story for kids, we learn about a boy and how he showed his honesty to...

The Empty Pot – A Chinese Folk Story About...

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Iraq

Iraq
Thousands of years ago, when people in Europe and America stilled lived a nomadic life of hunting and gathering, people in Iraq had developed an...

Iraq

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Ice Hotel

Ice Hotel
Imagine a place where the sun never shines in the winter nor sets in the summer. The Land of the Midnight Sun refers to the northern most parts of

Ice Hotel

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Syria

Syria
Imagine living in a country in which men from one family have ruled harshly for more than 40 years. Many people who live there are sad and angry because of the treatment they receive from the government. Even children your age are affected. What if the children were arrested for writing...

Syria

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Vietnam – Socialist Republic of Vietnam

Vietnam – Socialist Republic of Vietnam
Most countries in the world have been conquered over and over again by different groups. Vietnam was different because it enjoyed freedom for over 1,000 years. The country was settled over 5,000 years ago by native tribes. In 207 B.C., a Chinese lord invaded their country, naming it Nam Viet....

Vietnam – Socialist Republic of Vietnam

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Taiwan

Taiwan
To the east of China lies Taiwan, a cluster of islands, that was once part of China. Most countries don’t recognize it today as a country distinct from China.

Taiwan

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