Fun & Easy Science for Kids

Great Belt Bridge

The Great Belt Bridge is an important traffic connection between Danish islands Zealand and Funen. It is also known as the Great Belt Fixed Link. It is made of a suspension bridge, railroad tunnel and a box girder bridge. The waters between the Danish islands are known as the Great Belt. The...

Great Belt Bridge

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Mount Eden Crater

Mount Eden Crater is one of the most prominent volcanic cones remaining in the Auckland region. It is also known as Maungawhau. The term ‘Maungawhau’ has been derived from the native Maori language that means ‘mountain or hill of the whau tree’. It is the highest natural point in the...

Mount Eden Crater

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Petronas Twin Towers – Kuala Lumpur

Petronas Twin Towers are twin buildings situated in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia, that sport a unique architecture. It is one of the most admirable buildings in the world. These towers are the tallest twin buildings in the world with a...

Petronas Twin Towers – Kuala Lumpur

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Mount Fuji – Japan

Mount Fuji is one of the most famous mountains in the world and also the highest in Japan with a height of 3,766 meters. It is also the world’s most climbed mountain and attracts over 300,000 visitors each year. It is located on...

Mount Fuji – Japan

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Earth’s Core

We know the earth was formed billions of years ago from gases and fiery material (4.5 billion years, to be exact). The earth’s surface might seem cool, stable, and fixed....

Earth’s Core

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The Continents

Have you ever seen a graphic of the inside of the earth? You might have seen the mantle, or outer core, colored bright orange or red. This color might make it seem like the mantle is hot, flowing lava. But, according to Dr....

The Continents

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Minerals and Gems

Royalty and celebrities adore them; jewel thieves steal them. The rest of us simply admire them from afar. Precious mineral and gems have always been prized for their rarity and beauty. Mining them is often a dangerous occupation though as they must be dug from deep under the...

Minerals and Gems

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Tides

If you’ve ever spent time at a beach, you probably noticed that the waves reached different points on the beach at different times of the day. For example, you might have made a sand castle near the water’s edge in the afternoon. By evening,...

Tides

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The Sun

Fun Facts Every large object in the solar system has a gravitational force. The larger the object, the stronger that force. Since the sun is the largest solar body, it has the...

The Sun

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Rainbows

The Bible says that God sent the first rainbow after the Great Flood as a sign of his promise to never flood the earth again. Rainbows have enchanted and mystified people for thousands of years. Fun...

Rainbows

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Shadows

Have you ever noticed that your shadow changes size? Sometimes it’s long and stretched out. At other times, it’s short or hardly there at all. What causes this? Fun Facts The sun makes long shadows in the morning and late afternoon when it’s sitting low in...

Shadows

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Raindrops

Raindrops are shaped like tears, right? After all, that’s how they’re shown in cartoons, advertisements, and children’s books. But what does science say? What shape is a raindrop really? Fun Facts Water dripping from a faucet might be tear-shaped, but...

Raindrops

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Lightning

The saying goes that “lightning never strikes in the same place twice.” Is this really true? If so, why? Let’s find out. Fun Facts According to NASA scientists, lightning can and often does strike the...

Lightning

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Sand

White sand beaches are usually everyone’s favorite, but did you know beaches come in all kinds of other hues, including pink, green, black, purple, and more? Find out what makes these brightly tinted beaches. Fun Facts White: Hyams Beach in

Sand

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Acropolis of Athens

The flagship building of the Acropolis of Athens served as a temple to Athena. It is also one of several buildings built in the ancient world's equivalent to a metropolitan building boom. It is located at the top of a hill overlooking the city of Athens, Greece. This fascinating piece of...

Acropolis of Athens

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Taiga Biome

The Taiga Biome is the largest land-based biome and extends across Europe, Asia and North America. It is also known as the Coniferous or Boreal Forest. It...

Taiga Biome

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Berlin Wall

The Berlin Wall was a wall separating East Berlin from West Berlin. It was constructed as a way of preventing East Germans from entering the Western side. This 27 mile barrier consisted of two concrete walls. Between these two walls there was a ‘death strip’ approximately 160 yards wide....

Berlin Wall

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London Eye

The London Eye is the world’s tallest cantilevered observation wheel with a height of 443 feet tall. It has 32 capsules that represent 32 London boroughs. It can carry 800 people in one single rotation. From there you can see up to 40 kilometers in all directions. This wheel travels at a speed...

London Eye

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The Shard

The Shard is the tallest building in the United Kingdom and in Western Europe with a height of 306 meters. It dominates London’s skyline. This 95-storey skyscraper is located in Southwark, London. It has a total of...

The Shard

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Hurricane Katrina

Hurricane Katrina was the most destructive hurricane to hit the United States. This category 5 hurricane was also the most expensive natural disaster ever to affect the United States. It caused around $108...

Hurricane Katrina

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All about Castles

Castles can be defined as large, strong buildings that where built in the past by a ruler or some other important person to save people from attacks and also to display the wealth and rank of the owner. The biggest castle in the world is Prague Castle, the castle in Prague measures about 570...

All about Castles

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Calendars

A calendar serves many purposes. People would not forget birthdays, anniversaries, miss appointments and never know what day it is. The oldest calendar may be 30,000 years old. In present time, most of the countries in the world are using the Gregorian calendar. The Gregorian calendar differs...

Calendars

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Ballet Dancing

Ballet Dancing is a long-standing form of classical arts with a rich history. It began in the early 1500’s in Italy as an entertainment of the noble courts and quickly became popular as an elegant dance ranging form France and the...

Ballet Dancing

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Casa Mila

The Casa Mila is located in Barcelona, Spain. It is also known as La Pedrera or The Quarry. This building was constructed between 1906 and 1912 by Antoni Gaudi. It is the last building from the ingenious architect. Today, the building...

Casa Mila

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Mount Kilimanjaro

Mount Kilimanjaro is the tallest mountain on the African continent and also the highest free-standing mountain in the world. The mountain lies 205 miles from the Equator. It is situated in the northern portion of Tanzania, within the...

Mount Kilimanjaro

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