Fun & Easy Science for Kids

Samoa

Samoa
Samoa is a group of nine islands in the South Pacific Ocean known for its beautiful scenery and friendly people. Most of the people who live here are native Samoans whose ancestors came by boat thousands of years ago.

Samoa

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Haiti

Haiti
Haiti sits on the western portion of the island of Hispaniola west of the Dominican Republic and south of Cuba. Haiti is the poorest country in the Americas and has experienced years of war and...

Haiti

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Elephanta Island

Elephanta Island
Ancient Hindu myths and stories are filled with images of horrible monsters, demons and fierce animals. The god Shiva has eight arms and is sometimes depicted as half man, half woman. Parvati, Shiva’s wife rides on a

Elephanta Island

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Jamaica

Jamaica
600 miles south of Miami, Florida lies Jamaica, an island country full of contrasts. Tourists love to visit Jamaica for its beautiful, white beaches, lush

Jamaica

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New Zealand

New Zealand
Alone in the South Pacific Ocean lies New Zealand. Its nearest neighbor, Australia, is 1,000 miles away. New Zealand is a group of islands formed from

New Zealand

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New Caledonia

New Caledonia
Situated 700 miles east of Australia, New Caledonia is an archipelago, or cluster of islands in the South Pacific Ocean. The main island is 250 miles long and 30 miles wide. It is...

New Caledonia

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Cook Islands

Cook Islands
The Cook Islands, named after explorer James Cook, are a group of 15 islands in the South Pacific Ocean between Fiji and French Polynesia. The Cook Islands are...

Cook Islands

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Tonga

Tonga
Tonga, a country made up of 170 islands, lies in the South Pacific Ocean. Only 36 islands are inhabited by people. The islands have beaches, volcanic

Tonga

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Taiwan

Taiwan
To the east of China lies Taiwan, a cluster of islands, that was once part of China. Most countries don’t recognize it today as a country distinct from China.

Taiwan

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Singapore

Singapore
Many parts of Asia are polluted, poor and crowded, but Singapore is one of the wealthier countries in the region. Singapore is a small island country, situated south of Malaysia. Like...

Singapore

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East Timor

East Timor
East Timor sits in the Indian Ocean on an island also occupied by Indonesia. This poor country was ruled by the Portuguese from the 1600s until 1975. Not long after it gained its independence from

East Timor

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