Fun & Easy Science for Kids

Food Insecurity

Food insecurity means that families, communities, or even entire nations are having trouble getting enough food to meet their needs. It happens for a lot of reasons and is getting worse with climate...

Food Insecurity

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Climate Change and global warming For Kids

For a long time, scientists used the words global warming to describe the changes taking place in the world. Over the last 200 years, the earth’s temperature has gradually increased, due mostly to the burning of fossil fuels. Now we use the term climate change...

Climate Change and global warming For Kids

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Greta Thunberg

Does climate change make you worried, sad, or angry? Teenager Greta Thunberg felt all those emotions and even became very depressed. Then she decided to do something about it. Fun Facts Greta Thunberg lives in...

Greta Thunberg

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Energy

Only 300 years ago, the world’s energy use was very different than it is today. Homes were heated by wood or coal and lit by candles or oil lamps. We used horses, wind-powered boats, and humans to move and transport things. Today, we rely on energy from fossil fuels, natural gas, and...

Energy

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Water

Water, more than 70 percent of the Earth’s surface is covered by it, yet only about 4 percent of that water is freshwater, meaning we can drink it. And most of that is locked in glaciers. Climate change and population growth are...

Water

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Animals and Ecosystems

In the last 50 years, animals have become extinct at a rapid rate, and many other species are critically endangered, meaning they may become extinct soon. Fun Facts Animals are losing habitats for a variety of reasons, almost all caused by humans. Humans...

Animals and Ecosystems

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Population and Managing Climate Change

Another part of managing climate change is thinking about population growth. Currently the world’s population is around 7.8 billion. Researchers think the world’s population will grow to 9.8 billion by 2050. In many parts...

Population and Managing Climate Change

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Landfills and Recycling

Every year, we throw billions of tons of trash in landfills. These landfills are ugly and smelly. Toxic chemicals can leach into the soil from them. And what happens when they’re full? Fun Facts One way to keep things out of landfills is to...

Landfills and Recycling

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Edinburgh Castle

Edinburgh Castle is a famous royal castle in the city of Edinburgh, Scotland. It is situated on the massive Castle Rock, part of an ancient extinct volcano. This rock is estimated to have formed some 350 million...

Edinburgh Castle

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Red Sea

The Red Sea is a small part of the Indian Ocean. The Bab el Mandeb strait and the Gulf of Aden connect this inlet to the Indian Ocean. It is located between Africa and Asia. On its eastern side, it borders Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Jordan,...

Red Sea

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Gulf of Carpentaria

The Gulf of Carpentaria is a large rectangular but shallow sea covering an area of about 300,000 kilometer square. It is located in the north of Australia, enclosed on three sides by the continent. Willem...

Gulf of Carpentaria

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Paradise Harbour

Paradise Harbour is located near Lemaire and Bryde Islands on the Antarctic Peninsula’s west coast. It is one of the two mainland harbours that are used as a stop for cruise ships. The other one is Neko Harbour. This bay’s name was coined by whalers in the early 1920s. The harbour is...

Paradise Harbour

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Loch Ness

Loch Ness is a lake which lies in the Highland council area, Scotland. It is the largest lake in the United Kingdom on the basis of Volume as it holds 7.5 cubic kilometers of water. It is more water than all the lakes...

Loch Ness

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Charon Facts

Charon is the innermost and the largest moon of all five moons of the dwarf planet Pluto. It was discovered in June 1978 by James Christy and Robert Harrington at the U.S. Naval Observatory. This moon is tidally locked with Pluto as it...

Charon Facts

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Guggenheim Museum

Guggenheim Museum is a modern and contemporary art museum located in Bilbao, Basque Country, Spain. It was inaugurated on October 18, 1997, by former King Juan Carlos I of Spain. This complex consists of interconnected buildings. It...

Guggenheim Museum

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Makemake – Dwarf Planet

Makemake is the second furthest dwarf planet from the Sun and also the third largest dwarf in the solar system. It was discovered on March 31, 2005 by M.E....

Makemake – Dwarf Planet

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Ceres Facts

Ceres is a dwarf planet which is smallest in size with a diameter of 950 kilometers and closest to the Sun. It is located in the asteroid belt, between

Ceres Facts

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Ionian Sea

Ionian Sea is a part of the Mediterranean Sea. It is connected with the Tyrrhenian Sea by the Strait of Messina and with the Adriatic Sea by the Strait of Otranto. It is considered to be one of the world's most seismically active locations. In this region,

Ionian Sea

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Gulf of Alaska

The Gulf of Alaska stretches from Kodiak Island and the Alaska Peninsula to the Alexander Archipelago in the Glacier Bay following the curve of Alaska's southern coast. It is located in the North Pacific Ocean. It is famously known as the...

Gulf of Alaska

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Torres del Paine National Park

Torres del Paine National Park and is located in the southernmost and largest region of Chile called Magallanes and Chilean Antarctica. It was founded in 1959. At that time, it was known as the Parque Nacional de Tourismo Lago Grey...

Torres del Paine National Park

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Arenal Volcano

Arenal Volcano is one of the most active volcanoes in Central America. It is located within the 29,960-acre Arenal Volcano National Park in Costa Rica. It...

Arenal Volcano

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Sombrero Galaxy

The Sombrero Galaxy is an unusual looking barred spiral galaxy with a large central bulge. It means that at the central part of the galaxy is a structure that looks like a bar. This bar is made of stars. It has a bright...

Sombrero Galaxy

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Black Eye Galaxy

Black Eye Galaxy is a beautiful spiral galaxy located in the constellation Coma Berenices. It was discovered by French astronomer Charles Messier in 1779. It is known by various other names including Sleeping Beauty Galaxy, Messier 64, M64, and NGC 4826 etc. It has an apparent magnitude of...

Black Eye Galaxy

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Triangulum Galaxy

Triangulum Galaxy is one of the closest galaxies to our earth. It is catalogued as M33 because it was first discovered by Charles Messier on August 25, 1764. It is trapped gravitationally with the 

Triangulum Galaxy

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Pluto Facts

Pluto is the second closest dwarf planet to the Sun and also the largest one. It was discovered on February 18, 1930 by Clyde Tombaugh at the Lowell Observatory. It was once considered the ninth planet in the

Pluto Facts

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