Photosynthesis Facts

Photosynthesis is the process where a plants uses the sun’s energy to turn light into chlorophyll. Photosynthesis is the single most important chemical process on the earth. Almost all plants needs the sun in order to survive. Plants produce oxygen during this process and utilize carbon dioxide. All people and animals need oxygen to survive. The process of Read More

Tsunami Facts

Tsunami is a Japanese word. "Tsu" translates to harbor and "nami" to wave. When a body of water is rapidly displaced, a series of waves are created. These series of waves are called "tsunami". These waves are usually 10 meters high. Tsunami’s can be caused by: Meteorite impacts Underwater explosions Volcanic eruptions Mass movement above or under Read More

Black Hole Facts

A black hole is formed when a star is out of nuclear fuel which it needs to exist. It grows smaller and smaller until it collapses under its own weight. While most stars end up as white dwarfs or neutron stars, black holes are the last evolutionary stage in the lifetimes of enormous stars that had been at least 10 or 15 times as massive as our own sun. Our Sun won’t and Read More

Rock and Mineral Facts

All rocks are made of two or more minerals, but minerals are not made of rocks. A mineral is the same all the way through. There are about 3,000 known minerals on the Earth. Quartz is one of the most common minerals found on Earth, and basalt is the most common rock. Diamond is the hardest natural substance on Earth, and a diamond is used to cut another diamond. Marble Read More

Cloud Facts

Clouds are made up of tiny water droplets or ice crystals. The droplets and crystals are very light and they can float in the air. Clouds are formed when warm air rises, expands and then cools. This cool air can’t hold as much water vapor as the warm air. The vapor will then begin to condense and form itself around dust particles that are floating in the air. When billions of Read More