Fun & Easy Science for Kids

Himeji Castle 

Himeji Castle is a Japanese castle complex. It is located in the city of Himeji, Hyogo, Japan. This castle is the finest surviving example of early 17th-century Japanese castle architecture. It comprises of 83 buildings which have...

Himeji Castle 

Posted in Man-Made Wonders

The Sistine Chapel

The Sistine Chapel is one of the most famous frescoes in the world. It is also the pope's private chapel. This Roman Catholic chapel is located in the Apostolic Palace, in Vatican City, Rome. It got its name from the pope...

The Sistine Chapel

Posted in Culture

Twelve Apostles

The Twelve apostles is a group of rock formations which are the consequences of ongoing erosion of mainland limestone cliffs by the water and wind of the Southern Ocean. They initially went by the name of Sow and Piglets. The Sow...

Twelve Apostles

Posted in Natural Wonders

Piazza San Marco

Piazza San Marco is the main public square in Venice, Italy. It is located in front of the great Byzantine church known as Basilica di San Marco. It is also known as St. Mark’s Square. It is shaped as a trapezium with a length of...

Piazza San Marco

Posted in Man-Made Wonders

Trevi Fountain

Trevi Fountain is one of the most stunning fountains in the world. It is located in the Quirinale district of Rome, Italy. This fountain dates back to ancient...

Trevi Fountain

Posted in Man-Made Wonders

State Hermitage Museum

The State Hermitage Museum is a world-renowned museum. It is located in Saint Petersburg, Russia. It is known to be one of the oldest and classic museums of all time. It has a huge collection that includes over 3 million works of...

State Hermitage Museum

Posted in Culture

Luxor Temple

Luxor Temple is a large Ancient Egyptian temple complex. It is located in the modern city of Luxor Egypt, which is built on the site of the ancient Egyptian capital of Thebes. This temple is dedicated to Amon, king of the gods, his...

Luxor Temple

Posted in Architechture

Lascaux Caves

Lascaux is the setting of a complex of caves located in the Dordogne region of south-western France. It is well known for its Paleolithic cave paintings. These cave paintings are estimated to be approximately 17,000 years old. Most...

Lascaux Caves

Posted in Culture

Solar Energy

Even though the sun is 93 million miles from the earth, its rays are powerful enough to provide light and heat to our planet, just as it has for millions of years. What...

Solar Energy

Posted in Earth Science

GMOs and Organic Food

Part of caring for the planet is ensuring a food supply that is healthy for the environment and healthy for humans. Scientists, farmers, policymakers, and consumers don’t always agree about how this should be done.   Fun Facts Genetically modified foods...

GMOs and Organic Food

Posted in Earth Science

Composting

Thousands of tons of lawn clippings, kitchen scraps, and garden waste wind up in landfills every year. Placed in plastic bags, this waste rots into a slimy, wet mess. But what if it could be used to create more food? Or make our gardens beautiful? It can through...

Composting

Posted in Earth Science

Healthy Soil

Before modern transportation and refrigeration, most of the food people ate was grown near their homes. Farmers planted and harvested crops by hand, using the same techniques that had been used for centuries. Growing food was backbreaking work. People got by with much less food and much less...

Healthy Soil

Posted in Earth & Soil

Khao Yai National Park

Khao Yai National Park is located in Thailand's western Sankamphaeng Mountain Range. It covers an area of 2,168 square kilometers which makes it the third largest national park in Thailand. It was named after the previous tambon -...

Khao Yai National Park

Posted in Earth Science

Kaku-m National Park

Kaku-m National Park is located in Ghana, about 33 kilometers north of Cape Coast, Central Regional capital. It covers an area of 145 square miles. It is one of the famous national parks in Ghana and made up of mostly undisturbed...

Kaku-m National Park

Posted in Earth Science

Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve

Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve is one of many cloud forests in Costa Rica. It is located in the northern mountains of Costa Rica within the Cordillera de Tilaran. This

Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve

Posted in Earth Science

Olympic National Park

The Olympic National Park was established on June 29, 1938, by President Franklin D. Roosevelt. It is located in the state of Washington, on the Olympic Peninsula. This national park covers an area of 373,383 hectares. It...

Olympic National Park

Posted in Earth Science

Khao Sok National Park

Khao Sok National Park is located in Southern Thailand’s Surat Thani province covering an area of 739 square kilometers. The Royal Forest Department established this in 1980 as Thailand’s 22nd National Park. This national park is home to the largest virgin rainforest found in

Khao Sok National Park

Posted in Earth Science

Pantanal Wilderness

The Pantanal Wilderness is the world’s largest tropical wetland. It is located in western central Brazil at the south-west corner of the State of Mato Grosso. It comprises about 3 percent of the entire world’s wetlands. It covers...

Pantanal Wilderness

Posted in Earth Science

Yasuni National Park

Yasuni National Park is located in Ecuador's Napo and Pastaza provinces and is shadowed by the Andes Mountains. It covers an area of 9,820 square kilometers. It is one of the world's most biologically diverse regions. The unique...

Yasuni National Park

Posted in Earth Science

Sundarbans

The Sundarbans is one of the largest mangrove forests in the world, covering an area of 140,000 hectares. It is a cluster of low-lying islands in the Bay of Bengal, spread across India and

Sundarbans

Posted in Earth Science

Sinharaja Forest Reserve

The Sinharaja Forest Reserve is a s national park located in south-west Sri Lanka. This forest reserve has been identified as important biodiversity hotspot. This rainforest covers an area of 6,092 hectares. Originally, it was declared a...

Sinharaja Forest Reserve

Posted in Earth Science

Kinabalu National Park

Kinabalu National Park is located in Sabah, Malaysia on the island of Borneo. It covers an area of 754 square kilometers. It was declared as Malaysia’s first World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2000 because of its biological...

Kinabalu National Park

Posted in Earth Science

Tongass National Forest

Tongass National Forest is located in Alaska. It covers an area of 17 million acres which is approximately 80% of Alaska's southeast region. This is the reason why it is the largest of all national forests in the

Tongass National Forest

Posted in Earth Science

Valdivian Rainforest

The Valdivian Rainforest is located in the southern cone South America and it encompasses parts of Chile and Argentina. This temperate rainforest covers an area of...

Valdivian Rainforest

Posted in Earth Science

Daintree Rainforest – Australia

The Daintree Rainforest is a tropical rainforest located on the east coast of Australia’s Queensland. It covers a large area of 1,200 square miles. It is the...

Daintree Rainforest – Australia

Posted in Earth Science


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