Fun & Easy Science for Kids

Cotopaxi National Park

Cotopaxi National Park is located in Ecuador's Cotopaxi province, Pichincha Province, and Napo Province. It is named after the Cotopaxi Volcano which is located within this park’s boundaries. It is one of the world’s highest...

Cotopaxi National Park

Posted in Earth Science | Tags : , , , ,

Mount Pinatubo

Mount Pinatubo is an active volcano. It is located in the Luzon Island in the Philippines. It is classified as a stratovolcano as it has tall...

Mount Pinatubo

Posted in Mountains & Valleys | Tags : , , , ,

Tribune Tower

Tribune Tower is located at North Michigan Avenue which is also known as the Magnificent Mile, near the Chicago River. This structure is modeled after the Button Tower of the Rouen Cathedral in France. The building was designed...

Tribune Tower

Posted in Architechture | Tags : , , , ,

Potala Palace

Potala Palace was originally built as a present from King Songtsan Gampo to his bride-to-be in 637 AD. It is located in Lhasa, Tibet Autonomous Region, China. This palace is named after Mount Potalaka. It served as the chief...

Potala Palace

Posted in Architechture | Tags : , , , ,

Fisher Building

Fisher Building is also known as “Detroit’s largest art object”. It is located at 343 South Dearborn Street in the Chicago Loop community area of Chicago. This twenty story building is 275 feet tall. This building was originally built to house the auto company of the Fisher Brothers...

Fisher Building

Posted in Architechture | Tags : , , , ,

United States Capitol

The United States Capitol is the meeting place of the US Congress. It is located at 100 Constitution Avenue NW in Washington, DC. It is sometimes known as the Capitol Building. It is one of the most symbolically important and architecturally impressive buildings in the country. It is a great...

United States Capitol

Posted in Architechture | Tags : , , , ,

Zambezi River

Zambezi River is the fourth longest river in Africa with a length of 2,200 miles. It is also the longest east flowing river in Africa. It originates in the wetlands of the Mwinilunga District of north-western Zambia. The first...

Zambezi River

Posted in Oceans Rivers & Streams | Tags : , , , ,

Lake Titicaca

Lake Titicaca is the highest navigable body of water in the world as it is situated approximately 3,800 meters above sea level. It is surrounded by the impressive landscapes of the Peruvian Altiplano. It is located on the...

Lake Titicaca

Posted in Earth Science | Tags : , , , ,

Mount Tambora

Mount Tambora is an active volcano located on the island of Sumbawa in Indonesia. It is a stratovolcano. A stratovolcano is steeper than a...

Mount Tambora

Posted in Mountains & Valleys | Tags : , , , ,

Krakatoa

Krakatoa is an Indonesian volcano which is responsible for an eruption that took place in August 1883. It was one of the most deadly volcanic eruptions of modern history as approximately 36,000 people died. This...

Krakatoa

Posted in Mountains & Valleys | Tags : , , , ,

Mount Saint Helens

Mount Saint Helens is located in Washington, about 55 miles northeast of Portland, Oregon, and 95 miles south of Seattle. It is a volcano which is a part of the Cascade Mountains. It was recognized as a

Mount Saint Helens

Posted in Mountains & Valleys | Tags : , , , ,

Arkansas River

Arkansas River is the sixth longest river in the United States with a length of 1,469 miles. This river begins in the states of Colorado and flowing through the states of Kansas and Oklahoma and then into the

Arkansas River

Posted in Oceans Rivers & Streams | Tags : , , , ,

Great Salt Lake

Great Salt Lake is the largest salt water lake in the Western Hemisphere and also the largest lake in the United States which is not a part of the Great Lakes region. This lake covers a surface area of 4,400...

Great Salt Lake

Posted in Earth Science | Tags : , , , ,

Southern Ocean

The Southern Ocean is most commonly referred to as the Antarctic Ocean as it surrounds Antarctica. It has various other names including the South Polar Ocean, and the Great Southern Ocean. It is located in the southern...

Southern Ocean

Posted in Earth Science | Tags : , , , ,

Mount Saint Elias

Mount Saint Elias is a huge pyramid shaped mountain with an elevation 18,008 feet. It is located on the Canada–United States border, 70 miles...

Mount Saint Elias

Posted in Mountains & Valleys | Tags : , , , ,

Nanga Parbat

Nanga Parbat is the ninth highest mountain in the world with an elevation of 26,658 feet. It is located at the western end of the Himalayan Range in the Gilgit-Baltistan region of northern Pakistan. It is the highest peak in the Nanga...

Nanga Parbat

Posted in Mountains & Valleys | Tags : , , , ,

Hudson River

Hudson River is named after Henry Hudson, an English Sea Explorer and navigator who served the Dutch East India Company back in the early 17th century. He explored this river in 1609 for the first time. Initially the river was...

Hudson River

Posted in Oceans Rivers & Streams | Tags : , , , ,

Saint Lawrence River

Saint Lawrence River is the artery of Saint Lawrence Water System which is one of the largest in the world. This river measures 1,197 kilometers in length. It starts at the outflow of Lake Ontario and passes through several towns and cities in Quebec and Ontario and eventually empties into the...

Saint Lawrence River

Posted in Oceans Rivers & Streams | Tags : , , , ,

Ellis Island

Ellis Island has been known by several other names including Little Oyster Island, Dyer's Island, Bucking Island and Gibbet Island. It was the busiest immigration station in the United States from 1892 to 1954....

Ellis Island

Posted in Geographic Regions | Tags : , , ,

Seagram Building

Seagram Building is famous as a precedent-setting structure for modern corporate architecture in New York City. It is located on Park Avenue between 52nd and 53rd Street. It is also the most imitated high-rise of the last 50 years. The building was designed by well-known German architect...

Seagram Building

Posted in Architechture | Tags : , , , ,

Transamerica Pyramid

Transamerica Pyramid is a building which is famous for its futuristic architectural style. It was designed to be the main headquarters of the company Transamerica. This building is situated at the gateway to San Francisco’s Financial District and is comprised of one full city block. It is...

Transamerica Pyramid

Posted in Architechture | Tags : , , , ,

Tugela Falls

Tugela Falls are located near the source of Tugela River in the Drakensberg Mountains. These falls are a part of Royal Natal National Park in the KwaZulu Natal province of South Africa. This waterfall has an uninterrupted leap...

Tugela Falls

Posted in Earth Science | Tags : , , , ,

Verrazano-Narrows Bridge

Verrazano-Narrows Bridge is a suspension bridge located in New York City. It connects the boroughs of Brooklyn and Staten Island. At the time of opening, it was the world’s longest suspension bridge with a 1,298 meters long main span. It was surpassed by Humber Bridge which opened in...

Verrazano-Narrows Bridge

Posted in Man-Made Wonders | Tags : , , , ,

Gateshead Millennium Bridge

Gateshead Millennium Bridge is a bridge with an innovative design in Gateshead, England that spans the Tyne River. It is made up of a pair of steel arches. In 1996, a contest was announced to design a bridge...

Gateshead Millennium Bridge

Posted in Man-Made Wonders | Tags : , , , ,

Aral Sea

Aral Sea is a salt lake located between Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan in central Asia. The name means ‘Sea of...

Aral Sea

Posted in Earth Science | Tags : , , , ,


Sponsored Links :



 
 
Can not find what you looking for?

Search

Sponsored Links :




Sponsored Links :