Fun & Easy Science for Kids

Valleys

Valleys
Try this experiment in your sandbox or in a dirt pile. Make a tall mound of sand or dirt. Now slowly pour a little water on top of the mound. Let it drain and pour more water. Repeat the process several times. Now look at what’s happening. Chances are, the water is draining in one...

Valleys

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Caves – Mysterious and Intriguing

Caves – Mysterious and Intriguing
Have you ever explored a cave? Caves are dark and interesting. You might imagine animals or people that have been in the cave before you. But have you ever wondered how a cave is made? Caves are usually made when water runs over soft rock, such as limestone. The acid in the water slowly eats...

Caves – Mysterious and Intriguing

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All About Mining

All About Mining
The Earth is full of resources, including food, water, minerals and stones. People have used rocks and minerals from the Earth for thousands of years to make...

All About Mining

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Rock Layers

Rock Layers
Sedimentary rock forms in layers over millions of years. If you look at a cliff made from sedimentary rock, you’ll notice distinct layers that may even...

Rock Layers

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The Earth’s Layers

The Earth’s Layers
Have you ever wondered why a bottle of soda fizzes – and sometimes bubbles over – when you open it? The answer is pressure. A bottle of soda contains high pressure. Leave the cap on and nothing happens. As soon as you take the cap off, though, some of the liquid soda escapes and becomes a

The Earth’s Layers

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Craters

Craters
Meteors are pieces of flying rock, metal and space debris. They generally burn up as they enter the Earth’s atmosphere, but occasionally they hit the Earth....

Craters

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Crystals

Crystals
Here’s a project for you: place a black sheet of paper on a cookie sheet. Set the paper outdoors the next time it snows. Allow a few snowflakes to fall on the paper. Bring the cookie sheet indoors and look at the snowflakes through a magnifying lens. What do you see? That flat snowflake...

Crystals

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All About Soil

All About Soil
Soil is like a cake made from lots of different things. Soil consists of crumbling rock or sand, clay, dead plant and animal remains, fungi and even manure. It also contains...

All About Soil

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All About Fossils

All About Fossils
When an animal or plant dies, it usually decays quickly. Dead animals are often eaten. Sometimes, though, an animal’s body sinks into thick mud. The mud contains no...

All About Fossils

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Tropical Climates

Tropical Climates
Tropical climates are found in areas that lie close to the equator. Here the sun shines intensely. Within tropical climates, there are three groups: tropical wet; tropical wet and dry; and tropical monsoon. Tropical wet regions, also known as

Tropical Climates

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