Category Archives: earth science

The category of Earth Science explores the physical realm of science and includes water cycles, rock formations, geological timelines and continental drift.

10 Ways to Contribute to the Earth to Celebrate Earth Day

10 Ways To Celebrate Earth Day

Earth Day is the perfect time to put in a little extra effort to help the earth out. This year, try out one of these 10 easy ways to contribute to the earth. Each of these activities will not only enhance the quality of the environment, but it will also enhance the quality of your […]

Holiday science activities for kids 5-8…

Young kids get very excited around the holidays. This energy can be expelled in one of two ways, hyperactivity or focused activity. Young Scientist kits for kids 5-8 is a great way to focus your kids’ energy during the holidays on something productive, educational and fun. Let them make their own compass or magnetic car.

What can I do to increase my chances of winning first place at a science fair?

  What can I do to increase my chances of winning first place at a science fair?  Winning science fair projects do not just happen by chance, they require a significant amount of work. If this is your first time entering a science fair, or even your fourth time entering a science fair, chances are […]

Carbon Dioxide Influences Plant Disease

Science Daily: Human-driven changes in the earth’s atmospheric composition are likely to alter plant diseases of the future. Researchers predict carbon dioxide will reach levels double those of the preindustrial era by the year 2050, complicating agriculture’s need to produce enough food for a rapidly growing population. Credit of the image to the left goes […]

Arctic Dinosaurs, Leaves and Science Fair Project Ideas

Tuesday night I saw an excellent documentary on Arctic Dinosaurs found in Alaska on Nova. This program showed that the paleontologists were able to determine the average annual temperature of the region 70 million years ago using the ratio of smooth edged leaves to toothed edged leaves. What was truly interesting is that the paleontologists […]