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.

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.
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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…
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Scientist believe that the universe started as a "perfect" liquid when the Big Bang occurred. What is the Big Bang? Cosmologists use the term Big Bang to refer to the idea that the universe was originally extremely hot and dense at some finite time in the past and has since cooled by expanding to the…
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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…
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