By: Shanan King
How and why the Earth is tilted are questions still looking for hard fact answers. There are however theories regarding why the Earth and other planets are tilted and the mechanisms of how Earth tilts and what effect the tilt has on the planet and...
By: J. Lang Wood
One of the many mysterious forces of our planet is its magnetic field. This field is similar to a bar magnet tilted 11 degrees from the Earth’s spin axis, thus true north is not the same as magnetic north. It bows out at the...
The types of avalanches and their causes
By: Jonathan Wiseman
Avalanches can be the worst nightmare of anybody on a mountain, or below it for that matter. When observing avalanches, if that’s even possible, you might notice a couple of differences in many of the ways that they form and why they are caused...
How the study of earth science contributes to the survival of the biosphere
By: Jose Juan Gutierrez
Earth science comprises the scientific study of planet Earth. It involves the study of the sciences that deal with the formation, composition, distribution and changes occurring in the planet, including geology, oceanography, geochemistry, geophysics, meteorology, and a number of sub-disciplines. The study of Earth sciences...
By: Colette Georgii
The study of Earth science is important for all people because people have a vital relationship with their biosphere or ecosphere. The biosphere is the part of Earth where people live and work and raise their families. The biosphere is also home to all other...
Four branches of earth science
By: Kimberly Napier
The four basic areas of earth science include topics that study the earth, the seas, the skies and the earth’s environment: geology, astronomy, oceanography and meteorology. Geology According to geology.com., geology includes the study of the Earth, what it is made from, and...
By: Elisa Calleja
Did you know that you can create a battery using just three common things that you can find at home; a lemon, an object made from zinc and an object made from copper? This experiment is very popular in text books and is ideal for...
Fun and safe experiments with dry ice
By: Elisa Calleja
Have you ever heard of dry ice, and wondered what it was or what you could do with it?This article gives you five fun and safe experiments that can be done to understand what dry ice is and its properties. Dry ice is frozen...
By: Joan Collins
Three words that make science exciting and fun-dry ice experiments. These experiments are easy to do, but they must be done with caution. Grab your tongs and gloves and bring your dry ice out of the freezer for hands-on fun. Always use protections. never hold...
By: Patrick Sills
Back in 1957, the former Soviet Union became the first nation to launch an artificial satellite into orbit around the earth. Since that time, tens of thousands of such objects have been launched into orbit. Along the way, many orbits of these satellites have decayed...

 

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