Fun & Easy Science for Kids

Echolocation

Echolocation can be defined as a process of using sound waves to locate objects that are not in their sight range or at a distance. In the animal kingdom, certain animals like bats,

Echolocation

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Transition Metals

Transition Metals can be defined as a group of elements in the periodic table that are located at the center of the table including columns 3 through 12. They include metals like copper, titanium, silver, platinum, nickel etc. They can...

Transition Metals

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Ball Lightning

Ball Lightning is a phenomenon of atmospheric electrical activity. We can define it as a mysterious luminous ball that is generally accompanied by thunderstorms. The glow resembles a 100-watt light bulb. It may fade or dissipate with a small explosion in just a  few seconds. The size can range...

Ball Lightning

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Spitzer Space Telescope

The Spitzer Space Telescope is a space-borne, cryogenically-cooled infrared observatory. It can study objects ranging from our Solar System to the distant reaches of the universe. This telescope is a part of

Spitzer Space Telescope

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Video Games

Video games have come a long way since their early beginnings in the 1950s. Today, almost two-thirds of American homes have video games and the $100 billion industry continues to grow. Fun Facts The first video games were developed by professors and scientists as...

Video Games

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Hamburger

When you think of fast food, what do you think of? Most of us think of burgers and fries. But who invented the first hamburger? How did it become so popular? Fun Facts Hamburgers probably...

Hamburger

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Paper Cups

Today, many of us carry water bottles with us, but at the turn of the 20th century, there were no such luxuries. Most government buildings and train stations had a pump or faucet where people could get...

Paper Cups

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Microwave Oven

You pop in some leftovers, press the 30-second button, and voila—a hot meal! Microwaves are a wonder, but would you believe they were accidentally invented by scientists working on top-secret war equipment? Fun Facts During World War II in Great Britain, John...

Microwave Oven

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Disposable Diapers – Pampers

Have you ever wondered what people used for diapers before “disposable” diapers? The Chuckchi people, who lived in eastern Russia, carried their babies in fur bags filled with moss. When the moss got wet, they changed it. In northern

Disposable Diapers – Pampers

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Seat Belts

The earliest cars had almost no safety features. They couldn’t go very fast – 20 mph, tops – but even at these low speeds, a crash could be deadly. The cars of the 1940s and 50s were big and heavy. Their...

Seat Belts

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Piggy Bank – Savings

Nowadays, most of us keep our loot safe in the bank. But this wasn’t always the case. For hundreds and hundreds of years, people stored their valuables at home. Fun Facts During the Middle Ages, people stored their money in a bowl or jug in the kitchen. ...

Piggy Bank – Savings

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Band Aids

Band-Aids are a staple product for fixing kids’ skinned knees, but they weren’t always around. Before Band-Aids, people tied strips of cotton or muslin to a wound. Before that, people even used natural materials, such as leaves, to dress wounds. So, who invented the first...

Band Aids

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Teddy Bears

Chances are, you probably have a teddy bear. They’ve remained one of the most popular toys in America for over 100 years. But who invented the first one? Fun Facts In 1902, President Theodore...

Teddy Bears

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Vacuum Cleaner

Whether you enjoy the chore of vacuuming or not, there’s no doubt this invention has made it easier to keep a home clean. But have you ever wondered who invented the vacuum? Fun Facts The first vacuum was invented in 1902 by Hubert Cecil Booth. Booth was a...

Vacuum Cleaner

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Copper

Copper was the first metal ever manipulated by humans and still it remains one of the most important metals in the industry. Copper is a mineral and is essential to our everyday lives. This metal is malleable, highly ductile and resistant to corrosion. In the

Copper

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Radio Waves

Radio Waves are a type of electromagnetic waves. Many people confuse radio waves with sound waves but both are different. They are considered to be one of the most important inventions. James Clerk Maxwell was...

Radio Waves

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Big Bang Theory

The Big Bang theory explains how the universe started in a scientific way. According to this, many astronomers believe that the universe started about 14 billion years ago in a big bang. Our entire universe was believed to be inside an extremely small and dense bubble. All of a sudden, it...

Big Bang Theory

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Nuclear Power Facts

Nuclear energy can be defined as the energy stored in the nucleus of an atom. This energy can be used to produce electricity. Nuclear energy comes from mass-to-energy conversions that occur in the splitting of atoms. It is being used in more than 30 countries around the world. It is also used...

Nuclear Power Facts

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Facts about Atoms

Each and everything that exists in this world consists of atoms. They are the smallest particles that make up an element. The word atom has been derived from a Greek word atomos that means uncuttable. These particles are named so because they are undividable and described as the basic unit of...

Facts about Atoms

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Forensic Science Facts

Forensic science is used to solve some criminal matter. It uses a range of sciences. A forensic science technician collects evidences and performs different types of tests to reach to a conclusion. The term Forensic...

Forensic Science Facts

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Important inventions in the field of electricity

Human lives were not as convenient and fun in ancient times as we know it today. Certain inventions played an important role in making all the differences from being medieval to being modern humans. Some important inventions in the field of electricity are listed below with the name of their...

Important inventions in the field of electricity

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Modern States of Matter

As you all know, matter can be defined as something that takes up space. State of matter is a form that matter takes on. Most of the people know about only three states of matter those are: - solid, liquid and...

Modern States of Matter

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Sir Isaac Newton Inventions

Sir Isaac Newton was one of the most influential scientists of his time. He introduced many theories which are useful in our daily life. He is best known for defining

Sir Isaac Newton Inventions

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Two New States of Matter

We all know that matter is anything that has mass and takes up space. There are three states of matter: - Solid, Gas and Liquid. Have you ever wondered if there any other states of matter except these three?...

Two New States of Matter

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Newton’s Rings Fun Facts

An interference pattern caused by the reflection of light between two surfaces, a spherical and an adjacent flat surface is known as Newton’s Rings. These patterns are formed by light incident on the thin film of air between the convex surface of a convex lens and a flat glass plate. These...

Newton’s Rings Fun Facts

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