Fun & Easy Science for Kids

Preserving Food

Nowadays, the supermarket sells fresh fruits and vegetables year-round. Freezers keep meat, vegetables, bread, and other items fresh and safe to eat for months at a...

Preserving Food

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Toxic Food

If you’ve ever had food poisoning, you know that it’s miserable. Food poisoning is caused by eating food that contains bacteria. This bacteria can make you really sick. But did you know that some foods contain...

Toxic Food

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Ice Cream

Cold, sweet, and creamy. Who doesn’t love ice cream on a hot summer day? But have you ever wondered how—or when—ice cream was invented? Turns out, ice cream has been around for over 2,000 years!   Fun Facts We don’t know exactly when the first...

Ice Cream

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MyPlate

Thousands of years ago, people ate whatever they could find—roots, nuts, berries, or meat. Today, we can instantly find a huge variety of foods in the supermarket and we can afford to be more choosey. But what should we eat? How do we know which foods are most healthy?   Fun...

MyPlate

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GMOs

What if scientists could insert gene material from a bacterium that destroys certain types of caterpillars or insects directly into a plant? Sound like some weird...

GMOs

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Organic Food

You’ve probably seen food labeled with the green and white sticker indicating it’s organic, but what does organic actually mean?   Fun Facts To bear that “organic” label, according to the USDA, food must be grown without the addition of most...

Organic Food

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Food Grades

What if foods were given a report card based on their quality? Well, in some cases, that’s exactly what happens! They are given grades. Fun Facts The Food Safety Act of 1990 calls for certain foods to be regularly inspected and monitored for wholesomeness and...

Food Grades

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Food Safety

Contaminated food can lead to serious illness. During the 1930s, 150 people died from eating contaminated oysters. Today’s food supply is much safer. At home, you can minimize the risk of food poisoning by washing your hands before eating, washing

Food Safety

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Grand Canyon National Park

The Grand Canyon National Park is home to the most spectacular canyon in the world which is the Grand Canyon. It is located in north-western Arizona. This canyon measures about 1 mile in depth, 277 miles in length and 18...

Grand Canyon National Park

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Pleiades

The Pleiades can be defined as a star cluster that is about 400 light years away from Earth. It is located near the constellations of Orion and Taurus in the...

Pleiades

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Yellow River

The Yellow River is the second longest river in China and the third longest in Asia with a length of 5,464 kilometers. It originates in the...

Yellow River

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Mount Blackburn

Mount Blackburn is the highest peak of the Wrangell volcanic range at a height of 16,390 feet. It is also the 5th highest peak in the United States. This mountain was named in 1885, by Lieutenant...

Mount Blackburn

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Lake Victoria

Lake Victoria is located in east central Africa bordering the countries of Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania. It is also the largest...

Lake Victoria

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Vredefort Crater

Vredefort Crater is the largest verified impact crater on the Earth. This crater was formed when an asteroid struck Earth about two...

Vredefort Crater

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Pikes Peak

Pikes Peak is a massive mountain located in Pikes National Forest which is in Colorado, United States. It measures approximately 14,110...

Pikes Peak

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Crab Nebula

The Crab Nebula is categorized as a supernova remnant. It is believed to be created after the explosion of a large star while it was at the end of its lifespan. This...

Crab Nebula

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Mount Etna

Mount Etna is the largest active volcano in Europe and also one of the most frequently erupting volcanoes in the world. It is located on the east coast of Sicily,

Mount Etna

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Danube River

The Danube River is the second longest river in the Europe with a length of approximately 1,785 miles. It is also a major water source in Europe. It originates in Germany’s Black Forest at the intersection point of the Breg and Brigach Rivers and travels across Western

Danube River

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Mount Manaslu

Mount Manaslu is the eighth highest mountain in the world measuring 8,156 meters. It offers a unique opportunity to experience a reasonably untouched region of Nepal. It is...

Mount Manaslu

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Palm Sunday

Palm Sunday falls on the Sunday before Easter every year. It is also the sixth Sunday and final day of Lent. This Christian holiday is all about peace and salvation. The day is basically observed to mark the occasion when Jesus rode on a donkey and entered Jerusalem. It is called Palm Sunday...

Palm Sunday

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Earth Day

The first ever earth Day was celebrated on April 22, 1970. In that celebration, over 20 million people gathered in the streets of the US and protested the industrial revolution. It was focused on protesting against an oil spill off the coast of California. This day originated in the

Earth Day

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Chaparral Biome

Chaparral Biome is characterized as very hot and dry. It is a part of each continent and consists of various types of terrain including mountains and plains. It is sometimes confused with the desert biome but both are totally...

Chaparral Biome

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Biofuel

Biofuel can be defined as any type of fuel which gets the energy from the process of biological carbon fixation. This process takes place in living organisms. It is a non-

Biofuel

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Gulf of California

The Gulf of California is located between the Mexican mainland and the Baja California Peninsula. The length of the gulf is about 750 miles and its average width is 95 miles. It is also known as the Sea of Cortez. The entire gulf covers an area of 62,000 square miles. It supports an...

Gulf of California

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La Sagrada Familia

La Sagrada Familia is a Roman Catholic Church which is located in Barcelona, Spain. It is no longer a cathedral and in 2010, it was declared as a basilica by Pope Benedict XVI. It is also home to the tomb of Antoni Gaudi, who was the...

La Sagrada Familia

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