Fun & Easy Science for Kids

Wildfires – How They Spread

Wildfires – How They Spread
Have you ever heard of a fire triangle? Wildfires need three things to thrive and firefighters call these three things the fire triangle. They include a fuel source, such as dry wood and

Wildfires – How They Spread

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Valleys

Valleys
Try this experiment in your sandbox or in a dirt pile. Make a tall mound of sand or dirt. Now slowly pour a little water on top of the mound. Let it drain and pour more water. Repeat the process several times. Now look at what’s happening. Chances are, the water is draining in one...

Valleys

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Cartography – Map Making

Cartography – Map Making
Let’s say a friend asks you how to get to your house. What will you tell him? Could you draw a map? What would you include on the map? Perhaps you’d include streets, houses or maybe buildings like your favorite ice cream store. Maybe you’d include landmarks, like the stream behind your...

Cartography – Map Making

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Ecuador

Ecuador
Sitting at the northwestern edge of South America lies Ecuador, the smallest country in South America. Ecuador lies on the equator – the imaginary line...

Ecuador

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Peru

Peru
Remember the selfish ruler, Kuzco, who was turned into a llama in the movie, The Emperor’s New Groove? His character is based on an ancient Incan ruler and the kingdom that he rules is based on the ancient Incan city of Cusco in Peru. The Incan people built an elaborate civilization in Peru...

Peru

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Portugal

Portugal
Portugal sits at the bottom of Western Europe on a peninsula surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea. In the 15th and 16th centuries, explorers set out...

Portugal

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Monaco

Monaco
Remember the tiny country, Genovia, from Disney’s Princess Diaries? Monaco is probably similar to that fictional country. Monaco is very small and lies in the Mediterranean, near Italy. Monaco...

Monaco

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Italy

Italy
Italy lies in southern Europe, surrounded on three sides by the Adriatic Sea, the Mediterranean Sea, the Tyrrenian Sea and the Ligurian Sea. Two islands, Sardinia and Sicily, also belong to Italy. The country is shaped a bit like a boot. It was first settled around 1200 B.C. Later, Greeks...

Italy

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Hungary

Hungary
Hungary was originally settled by the Magyars, who were fierce horsemen from Asia. Because of this, Hungary’s language is different from other languages in the region. Hungary was later conquered by Germans, Serbs, Austrians, and Russians. Hungary was a communist country under Soviet...

Hungary

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Moldova

Moldova
Moldova is a small, rural country that sits between Ukraine and Romania. Before World War II, it was part of Romania. After World War II, it belonged to the Soviet Union until 1991, when it...

Moldova

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Germany

Germany
                                     All about Germany This video will tell you some interesting facts about the country with second largest population. Germany is a country, situated in the middle part of Europe. After...

Germany

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Belgium

Belgium
The country of Belgium belonged to Holland until 1830. Northern Belgium has rich farmlands. In the 1500s, women began making beautiful lace here. Women in the...

Belgium

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