Native American Tribe Facts

Native American Indians are often called first Americans for obvious reasons. However, despite their status as the first nation in America, native American Indians often … Read more

Make a Balloon Rocket

Find out how Newton’s third law helps take us to the Moon and beyond. Aerospace engineers apply Newton’s Third Law (“to every action, there is … Read more

Grow Your Own Venus Flytrap

In the wild, the Venus flytrap’s habitat is a pine savanna—peaty, sandy soil. This carnivorous plant (CP) is found in North and South Carolina and … Read more

Soda Bottle Cyclone

Tornadoes don’t travel as far or get as big as hurricanes, but their powerful, twisting winds are the fastest and most dangerous on Earth. At … Read more

Earwig Facts

Plenty of things “go in one ear and out the other,” but earwigs aren’t one of them. Okay, it’s possible—though not at all likely—that one … Read more

Cockroach Facts

Menus for cockroaches can feature just about anything: rotting plants and animals, old clothes, shoe polish, ink, electric cords, toenails –, you get the idea. … Read more

Cicada Facts

When it comes to noise-makers, think cicadas (sih-KAY-duhs). The males are among the loudest insects on Earth. You can hear some species “singing” even when … Read more

Planet Uranus Facts

Here are some interesting facts about the planet Uranus: Uranus is the coldest planet in our solar system at an average temperature of -216°C or … Read more

Planet Jupiter Facts

Jupiter is the fifth planet from the Sun and the largest planet in the Solar System. The Jovian system is made up of Jupiter and … Read more

Flying Dinosaur Facts

Everything about flying dinosaurs or pterosaurs (winged reptiles) is terrific. Compared to other more well-known and studied dinosaur species, it has taken a little more … Read more

Deinonychus Facts

Origins & Name Deinonychus, which in Greek translates into “terrible claw,” was a brutal predator which lived during the early part of the Cretaceous period. … Read more

How Do Hurricanes Form?

Hurricanes are the strongest of the windy and circulating storms, and are often called cyclones. They are prominent in the Atlantic and eastern Pacific oceans … Read more