Fun & Easy Science for Kids

Dome of the Rock

Dome of the Rock is an Islamic shrine in Jerusalem, Israel. It was built by the Muslim ruler Abd el-Malik in 688 and completed in 691-92CE. It is built on a rock which is sacred to Muslims, Jews and Christians. It is believed to...

Dome of the Rock

Posted in Architechture

Big Ben

Big Ben serves as one of London’s most beloved and iconic landmarks. This clock tower was built in honor of Queen Victoria in the mid-19th century and now stands tall and proud at the Palace of Westminster. It was...

Big Ben

Posted in Man-Made Wonders

Pangong Lake

Pangong Lake is one of the highest altitude lakes in the world that is filled with saline water. It is located at an altitude of 4,350 m above the sea level in the Himalayas.  This lake is a kind of endorheic basin, which means it retains its water and does not allow outflow of water to...

Pangong Lake

Posted in Earth Science

Trango Towers

The Trango Towers are a set of tall, erect rocks. They are located in the Baltoro region of the Karakoram Range, in Pakistan’s northern part. The highest point in the group is the top of Great Trango Tower reaching 6,286 meters above sea...

Trango Towers

Posted in Earth Science

Hvar Island

Hvar Island is known as one of the ten most beautiful islands in the world. It is the sunniest island in Europe, with over 2715 hours of sunlight in an average year. This island has the most UNESCO heritage sites as compared to any other island in the world. This island is situated in the...

Hvar Island

Posted in Earth Science

Comet Hale–Bopp

Comet Hale-Bopp is the biggest and brightest comet that has come by Earth in the last hundred years. It has a very large nucleus with a diameter estimated to be 40 to 80 kilometers. This enormous nucleus size is one the...

Comet Hale–Bopp

Posted in The Solar System

Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Carlsbad Caverns National Park covers a total area of 46,766 acres. It is located in southeast New Mexico in the United States. There are 117 known caves in this park. Its main attraction is Carlsbad Caverns...

Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Posted in Earth Science

Cliffs of Moher

The Cliffs of Moher are one of the most outstanding coastal features in Ireland and also some of the highest coastal cliffs in Europe. They are located at the south-western edge of the Burren region in County Clare. These cliffs...

Cliffs of Moher

Posted in Earth Science

Lake Urmia

Lake Urmia is the largest lake in the Middle East and the second largest saltwater lake on earth covering an area that varies from 2,000 to 2,300 square miles....

Lake Urmia

Posted in Earth Science

Euphrates River

Euphrates River is the longest and one of the most important rivers of Western Asia. This river is measured to be 2,740 kilometers long. This river was formed by the confluence of the Kara River and the Murad River. The major tributary of this river is the Khabur River which originates in...

Euphrates River

Posted in Earth Science

Jog Falls

Jog Falls is the second highest plunge waterfall in India after the Nohkalikai Waterfalls of Meghalaya. It has an elevation of 790 meters and falls from a height of 253 metres. It has an average width of 472 meters. It is also known as Gerusoppe Falls, Gersoppa Falls and Jogada Gundi. This...

Jog Falls

Posted in Earth Science

Coral Sea

The Coral Sea is a region in the South Pacific Ocean between Australia, New Guinea and Vanuatu. It is classified as an interim Australian bioregion. It contains many reefs and islands including the

Coral Sea

Posted in Earth Science

Kruger National Park

The Kruger National Park located in South Africa is the oldest Park in the African continent. It spans across 19,633 square kilometers which makes it one of the largest game reserves in

Kruger National Park

Posted in Earth Science

Labrador Sea

The Labrador Sea is a marginal sea in the Atlantic Sea. It is located between Greenland and the Labrador Peninsula in the North Atlantic Ocean. It is surrounded by continental shelves to the southwest, northwest,...

Labrador Sea

Posted in Earth Science

SS Edmund Fitzgerald

SS Edmund Fitzgerald was a freight ship which sank on November 10, 1975. It was well known for being the biggest of its time weighing in at around 13,600 tons. It was the worst shipping disaster on the Great Lakes in 11 years. This accident took the lives of total 29 men. This ship was on...

SS Edmund Fitzgerald

Posted in Culture

Mount Hood

Mount Hood is one of the most prominent of the cascade volcanoes. It is only 50 miles from the major Oregon city of Portland. With a height measured at 11,249 feet, it is the highest peak in Oregon. It is home to 12 different

Mount Hood

Posted in Mountains & Valleys

Fox Glacier

Fox Glacier is located in the West Coast region of South Island in New Zealand. It is one of the most accessible glaciers in the world. It is packed with ice caves and surrounded by

Fox Glacier

Posted in Earth Science

Connecticut River

Connecticut River is the largest river in New England with a total length of 410 miles. It runs through four states: New Hampshire, Vermont,

Connecticut River

Posted in Oceans Rivers & Streams

Lake Turkana

Lake Turkana is the largest permanent lake in a desert with a surface area of 6,405 square kilometers. It is located in the Eastern Rift Valley in northern Kenya. It...

Lake Turkana

Posted in Earth Science

What is a Fire Rainbow?

A Fire Rainbow is an ice halo having a flame like appearance with brilliant pastel colors. It is technically known as circumhorizontal arc. They are formed by hexagonal, plate-shaped ice crystals in high level cirrus clouds. It is an optical phenomenon which is formed by the refraction of...

What is a Fire Rainbow?

Posted in Natural Wonders

Hoag’s Object

Hoag’s Object is a ring galaxy discovered in 1950. This galaxy is named after Arthur Allen Hoag, the astronomer who discovered it. He first identified it as a planetary nebula but later came to a conclusion and called it a ring galaxy on the basis of its shape. There are approximately eight...

Hoag’s Object

Posted in The Solar System

Yenisei River

Yenisei River is the largest river system flowing to the Arctic Ocean measuring 2,540 miles long. It measures 3,420 miles in length when combined with its major tributary the Angara. In terms of discharge, it is the sixth largest river in the world. The drainage basin of the river covers an area...

Yenisei River

Posted in Oceans Rivers & Streams

Rhine Falls

Rhine Falls is a spectacular waterfall in central Europe. These falls are located on the upper Rhine River in northern Switzerland. The Rhine River passes through four countries. It flows from the

Rhine Falls

Posted in Earth Science

Lake Maracaibo

Lake Maracaibo is the largest natural lake in South America. It covers a total area of about 5,130 square miles. The maximum length is 159 kilometers and, a maximum width of 108 kilometers. It is also one of the oldest bodies of water on the entire planet. This lake is believed to have formed...

Lake Maracaibo

Posted in Earth Science

Indus River

The Indus River is one of longest rivers in Asia and the longest in Pakistan measuring 1,988 miles in length. It ranks 21st in the world on the basis of length. The word Indus has been derived from an ancient...

Indus River

Posted in Oceans Rivers & Streams


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