Natural Disaster Scales

Disaster Intensity Scales

Disaster Scales for Earthquakes, Hurricanes, Tornados, and Volcanoes The Volcanic Explosivity Index, the Richter Scale, the Saffir-Simpson Scale, and the Fujita Tornado Scale are used … Read more

Glaciers Are made

How Glaciers Are Formed

Ancient Rivers of Ice Flow for Centuries Glaciers have impacted much of the world’s landscapes at one time or another. Learn how they form, how … Read more

Why Do Earthquakes Happen?

Why Do Earthquakes Happen?

Earthquakes cause the earth to shake. It can hit anytime and anywhere. Furthermore, it can strike at different levels of intensity. The unpredictability of this … Read more

Why is Lava So Hot?

Why is Lava So Hot?

When a volcano erupts most people associate it with hot flowing rocks. To know more facts about lava, some information about volcanoes is also needed. … Read more

Why is the Sky Blue?

Why is the Sky Blue?

The question of why the sky is blue is one that’s asked often by both kids and adults. To fully understand the answer it’s important … Read more

Types of Ocean Pollution

Learn about the many sources of ocean water pollution including oil spills, plastics, and most importantly land-based runoff. Ocean pollution leads to beach closings, contaminated … Read more

What is Geography?

Have you ever wondered what geography actually is; well there is no simple answer because geography is many things. Basic geography is defined as the … Read more

Weather in Antarctica Facts

In addition to having one of the coldest climates on Earth, Antarctica also experiences fierce winds and extreme dryness. Antarctica is the fifth-largest of the … Read more

Active Volcanoes

The potential of an active volcano to cause mass destruction is limitless, as history has proven. The Earth is full of activity. Mother nature 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