Horsetail Facts

Horsetails are small, hollow plants that form sheaths around the stem with ridges and hollow, jointed stems. They are closely … Read more

Microscope Facts

A microscope is a laboratory instrument used to examine small objects, and microscopy is the science of investigating such objects. … Read more

Avalanche Facts

Avalanches are a rapid flow of snow down a slope and can be triggered by precipitation, wind, animals, and earthquakes. … Read more

How is Snow Formed

As a result of low temperatures and atmospheric moisture, snow forms as ice crystals. Except for extreme southern states, winter … Read more

Stork Facts

Storks are wading birds with long, stout bills. They belong to the order Ciconiiformes and make up the family Ciconiidae. … Read more

Seismic Wave Facts

Seismic waves are vibrating movements of the ground caused by underground explosions, volcanic eruptions, and man-made explosions that can vibrate … Read more

Atlantis Facts

Plato wrote more than 2,500 years ago about a complex, beautiful city that disappeared in the night. Plato says Atlantis … Read more

Weather Satellites Facts

Satellites that record weather data are called weather satellites. Scientists and researchers can access weather data from them constantly.  Vanguard … Read more

Sugar Facts

With the average American consuming upwards of 71 grams per day and swearing to eat less of the tasty substance, … Read more

Times Square Facts

Times Square is a major commercial entertainment center, tourist destination, and neighborhood in the Midtown Manhattan area of New York … Read more

Kilauea Facts

Volcanos are formed over years and years of volcanic activity. Deep beneath the ground that we walk on (called the … Read more

Guide Dog Facts

Dogs are often considered humanity’s best friend. For thousands of years, people and dogs have worked together. While many families … Read more

Wind Chill Facts

Brrr! It’s cold outside! Time to bundle up in layers to keep that cold winter chill at bay. But, how … Read more