By: Sammy Stein
People often wonder at the differences between animals and plants. Just how do you define what a plant is as opposed to a fungus or an animal? Well, there are three kingdoms of life, animals, plants and fungi and in each kingdom the organisms making...
Botanical families: Sunflower family
By: Jennifer Watson - 582581
The sunflower (Asteraceae) family is the largest plant family on earth. There are over 24,000 species in the sunflower family.There are two other species that come close in size to the sunflower. They are the Orchid family and the Legume family. Orchids have...
The diet of moles
By: EgorEvans
When you discovered that you have moles sharing your yard, did you ask yourself “Why do I have moles?” The answer, if you don’t already know it, is because your yard contains a lot of food. Lawn moles love a beautiful lawn...
Plants that attract beneficial insects
By: Sammy Stein
Beneficial insects are the workforce of many successful gardens and crop production areas. They will pollinate flowers, enabling fruit and vegetables to develop, ensure seed production and that the cycle of life continues. They also, in many cases, devour pests of your ornamental plants and...
By: Wayne Ramsey
Watching caterpillars grow into butterflies can be a truly marvelous way to show a child about the life cycle of a butterfly. It also makes for an exciting display at any major event. Regardless of the reasoning behind raising butterflies for release into the wild...
Should Men be Allowed to Concive and Carry Babies Pregnant Men Social Issues Birth and Population
By: Christyl Rivers
The most famous man to be pregnant is Thomas Beatie who appeared on Oprah Winfrey show, a few years ago. But should men be allowed to be pregnant and bear children? This is as much a moral question as it is a practical one. There...
How bees pollinate plants
By: Sammy Stein
Different flowers have many different methods of pollination. Some flowers rely on the wind for pollination. In order to achieve this, they may producethousands of flowers and masses of pollen which is carried by the wind, the volume of pollen ensuring that at least some...
Anatomy of a flower
By: Sammy Stein
Flowers come in many different shapes, sizes and colours, from huge flowers like hibiscus to the tiny flowersof gentiana. Many are scented, otrhers have no scent. Some are a brightly colored whilst others are duller. Whatever their size or form, all flowers are for one...
Assessing the future of human evolution
By: Christyl Rivers
Evolution is driven by environment. The environment “selects” those organisms which are best adapted to thrive in the environment, which too, is always ever-changing. At the present, the human species, is struggling to strive and thrive in an environment in which many of...
Facts about the marine reptile predator X
By: Mac Pike
Don’t go in the water: The late Jurassic was a particularly interesting time on our planet. The climate was warmer on average than today, with no polar caps and a higher sea level. Geography consisted for the most part of one enormous ocean and...

 

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