Fun & Easy Science for Kids

Iguazu Falls Facts

Iguazu Falls, also known as Iguassu Falls are located on the Brazilian and Argentinean borders. The word Iguazu means ‘big water’. These falls are one of the most popular and beautiful falls in the world. These waterfalls are second to

Iguazu Falls Facts

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All about lithosphere

The word ‘Lithosphere’ is formed by combining Greek words ‘lithos’ which means rock and ‘sphaira’ which means sphere. Lithosphere can be defined as the solid outer section of our planet, Earth. It includes

All about lithosphere

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Types of Seasons

There are four types of seasons on earth: - spring, autumn, winter and summer. These seasons are characterized by differences in temperature and the length of daylight. These seasons are found only in the temperate zones....

Types of Seasons

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Tallest Mountain in the North America

Denali is the tallest mountain in North America with a height of 6190 metres. It is the third highest of the seven summits. In 1896, this mountain was named as Mount McKinley by William Dickey after President William McKinley. In August 2015, it was officially renamed as mountain Denali with...

Tallest Mountain in the North America

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Life in the Ocean

Life in the Ocean
With over 70 percent of the Earth covered in water, oceans, bays and tributaries make up the largest biome – or ecosystem – on the planet. Scientists have found over 1 million species of animals and plants...

Life in the Ocean

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Mountain Life

Mountain Life
If you’ve ever gone hiking in the Rocky Mountains or Sierras in the western United States , you know that the higher you go, the colder conditions get. The air is thinner and...

Mountain Life

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All About Rivers

All About Rivers
What if a mighty river could begin as nothing more than a small spring bubbling water out of the Earth? That’s just the case of the Danube River, which begins at a spring in the Black Forest of

All About Rivers

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Rock Cycle

Rock Cycle
Humans use rocks for many different things – in particular, roofing and building materials. Is it possible to run out of rocks? Although we should always use natural resources carefully, it’s not likely that we’ll run out of rocks anytime soon. Rocks go through a continuous cycle of...

Rock Cycle

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World Climate

World Climate
Climate around the world and even in the United States varies a lot. Places near the equator tend to be hot and humid most of the year. The sun’s...

World Climate

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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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Caves – Mysterious and Intriguing

Caves – Mysterious and Intriguing
Have you ever explored a cave? Caves are dark and interesting. You might imagine animals or people that have been in the cave before you. But have you ever wondered how a cave is made? Caves are usually made when water runs over soft rock, such as limestone. The acid in the water slowly eats...

Caves – Mysterious and Intriguing

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All About Mining

All About Mining
The Earth is full of resources, including food, water, minerals and stones. People have used rocks and minerals from the Earth for thousands of years to make weapons, tools and...

All About Mining

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Rock Layers

Rock Layers
Sedimentary rock forms in layers over millions of years. If you look at a cliff made from sedimentary rock, you’ll notice distinct layers that may even be different...

Rock Layers

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