Fun & Easy Science for Kids

All about Typhoons

A typhoon is a tropical cyclone that generally tracks in a westward or northern direction. Basically it is a hurricane formed in the western North Pacific Ocean. Cyclone,

All about Typhoons

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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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Fire

Fire is not a thing, it is an event. It can be defined as a chemical reaction that releases light and heat. In this process, substances combine chemically with oxygen from the air and typically give out...

Fire

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World’s Biggest Tsunamis

While tsunamis came to the forefront of the world's attention when the 2004 Boxing Day Tsunami hit the coast of Sumatra, they have taken place several times in the past. There are very destructive and deadliest tsunamis in terms of loss of lives caused by them or...

World’s Biggest Tsunamis

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Wildfires – How They Spread

Wildfires – How They Spread
Have you ever heard of a fire triangle? Wildfires need three things to thrive and firefighters call these three things the fire triangle. They include a fuel source, such as dry wood and

Wildfires – How They Spread

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Lightning – Nature’s Firework

Lightning – Nature’s Firework
If thunder is Mother Nature’s percussion instruments, then lightning is certainly Nature's fireworks. How is lightning formed? Lightning happens when negative electrical charges build up in the bottom portion of a

Lightning – Nature’s Firework

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Most Dangerous Volcano Eruptions

Most Dangerous Volcano Eruptions
Imagine a lake made entirely of red-hot lava. How about a cloud of searing hot rock and dust traveling more than 450 miles per hour above a volcano? These are some of the dramatic results of volcanic eruptions. Volcanoes come in many forms – rift volcanoes, which form in places where the...

Most Dangerous Volcano Eruptions

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All About Floods

All About Floods
In August, 2005, Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans, bringing with it blowing winds, heavy rains and surging sea water. New Orleans is situated in the Gulf of

All About Floods

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