Fun & Easy Science for Kids

Tides

If you’ve ever spent time at a beach, you probably noticed that the waves reached different points on the beach at different times of the day. For example, you might have made a sand castle near the water’s edge in the afternoon. By...

Tides

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The Sun

Fun Facts Every large object in the solar system has a gravitational force. The larger the object, the stronger that force. Since the sun is the largest solar body, it has the...

The Sun

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Rainbows

The Bible says that God sent the first rainbow after the Great Flood as a sign of his promise to never flood the earth again. Rainbows have enchanted and mystified people for thousands of years.   Fun...

Rainbows

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Shadows

Have you ever noticed that your shadow changes size? Sometimes it’s long and stretched out. At other times, it’s short or hardly there at all. What causes this?   Fun Facts The sun makes long shadows in the morning and late afternoon when it’s...

Shadows

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Raindrops

Raindrops are shaped like tears, right? After all, that’s how they’re shown in cartoons, advertisements, and children’s books. But what does science say? What shape is a raindrop really?   Fun Facts Water dripping from a faucet might be tear-shaped,...

Raindrops

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Lightning

The saying goes that “lightning never strikes in the same place twice.” Is this really true? If so, why? Let’s find out.   Fun Facts According to NASA scientists, lightning can and often does...

Lightning

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Sand

White sand beaches are usually everyone’s favorite, but did you know beaches come in all kinds of other hues, including pink, green, black, purple, and more? Find out what makes these brightly tinted beaches.   Fun Facts White: Hyams...

Sand

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Acropolis of Athens

The flagship building of the Acropolis of Athens served as a temple to Athena. It is also one of several buildings built in the ancient world's equivalent to a metropolitan building boom. It is located at the top of a hill overlooking the city of Athens, Greece. This fascinating piece of...

Acropolis of Athens

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Taiga Biome

The Taiga Biome is the largest land-based biome and extends across Europe, Asia and North America. It is also known as the Coniferous or Boreal Forest. It...

Taiga Biome

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Berlin Wall

The Berlin Wall was a wall separating East Berlin from West Berlin. It was constructed as a way of preventing East Germans from entering the Western side. This 27 mile barrier consisted of two concrete walls. Between these two walls there was a ‘death strip’ approximately 160 yards...

Berlin Wall

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London Eye

The London Eye is the world’s tallest cantilevered observation wheel with a height of 443 feet tall. It has 32 capsules that represent 32 London boroughs. It can carry 800 people in one single rotation. From there you can see up to 40 kilometers in all directions. The wheel travels at a...

London Eye

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The Shard

The Shard is the tallest building in the United Kingdom and in Western Europe with a height of 306 meters. It dominates London’s skyline. This 95-storey skyscraper is located in Southwark, London. It has a total of...

The Shard

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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

Hurricane Katrina

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All about Castles

Castles can be defined as large, strong buildings that where built in the past by a ruler or some other important person to save people from attacks and also to display the wealth and rank of the owner. The biggest castle in the world is Prague Castle, the castle in Prague measures about 570...

All about Castles

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Calendars

A calendar serves many purposes. People would not forget birthdays, anniversaries, miss appointments and never know what day it is. The oldest calendar may be 30,000 years old. In present time, most of the countries in the world are using the Gregorian calendar. The Gregorian calendar...

Calendars

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Ballet Dancing

Ballet Dancing is a long-standing form of classical arts with a rich history. It began in the early 1500’s in Italy as an entertainment of the noble courts and quickly became popular as an elegant dance ranging form 

Ballet Dancing

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Casa Mila

The Casa Mila is located in Barcelona, Spain. It is also known as La Pedrera or The Quarry. This building was constructed between 1906 and 1912 by Antoni Gaudi. It is the last building from the ingenious architect. Today, the...

Casa Mila

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Mount Kilimanjaro

Mount Kilimanjaro is the tallest mountain on the African continent and also the highest free-standing mountain in the world. The mountain lies 205 miles from the Equator. It is situated in the northern portion of 

Mount Kilimanjaro

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Millau Viaduct

Millau Viaduct is the tallest bridge in the world (data 2018) with a structural height of 343 meters. This bridge was opened on December 14, 2004. It is made up of several small spans to cross a valley, while prevalent in rail networks, where a flat transition across a gorge is crucial. This...

Millau Viaduct

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Ruby Falls

Ruby Falls is a waterfall found in the subterranean area of Tennessee’s Lookout Mountain, in Chattanooga, in the United States. This 145 foot underground fall is housed by a cave that was formed with the...

Ruby Falls

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Walt Disney Concert Hall

Walt Disney Concert Hall is located at 111 South Grand Avenue in Downtown of Los Angeles, California. It is the fourth hall of the Los Angeles Music Center which is one of the largest performing arts centers in the

Walt Disney Concert Hall

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Cabrillo National Monument

Cabrillo National Monument is located at the Southern tip of the Point Loma Peninsula in San Diego, California. It offers an amazing view of San Diego’s Harbour and skyline. It is a memorial to Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo, who in 1542 set out in search of the island of California. He is also...

Cabrillo National Monument

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Blood Falls

Blood Falls got its name because of its ruddy color that resembles the color of blood. It is located in Antarctica’s McMurdo Dry Valleys. This

Blood Falls

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Spotted Lake

Spotted Lake is located in British Columbia’s Similkameen Valley, Canada. It is a drainage basin with no outflow. This small lake is rich in a variety of...

Spotted Lake

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Shoshone Falls

Shoshone Falls is located on Snake River, at the edge of Twin Falls in Canada. These falls have a 212 feet drop which is 36 feet higher than Niagara Falls. It plunges...

Shoshone Falls

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