Preparing for a hurricane
By: Angela Maxwell
2008 Guide To Hurricane PlanningThe following is an out of towner's guide to hurricane planning. It has been prepared for every one who does not live in the Gulf coast area or is new to the area. Every effort has been made to make a...
How weather affects our moods
By: Annette Bromley
HOW WEATHER AFFECTS OUR MOODS Does the weather affect your mood, how you feel, think, behave, your outlook on life? It sure does mine. Oh how I love a sunny day, mild, low humidity, gentle breeze, lots of sunshine. I feel perky, happy, have lots...
Proposals to stop global warming
By: Popie
Over the past century, the temperature of the air near the earth's surface has risen nearly 1 Celsius degree. That is the so called Global Warming. Some scientists are warning us that Global Warming will increase the chance of the occurring of various nature disaster...
What will happen when we run out of oil
By: Matthew Rawlins
When the world is free of oil, the resolve and adaptability of a people will rise to the top. 'Free of Oil' is a more conclusive analogy than run out of oil, as it is a measure of our need to alter dependencies. This great...
By: Joshua Morris
Leaving seven hundred dead, 18 billion of today's dollars in damages, and striking with such speed it earned the nickname "The Long Island Express" (The History Channel Online), the category three hurricane which smashed New England September 21st, 1938, was the storm of a century...
How to survive a storm or natural disaster
By: Joshua Morris
On September 11, 2001, three thousand people died in a terrorist attack on the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center. This was a horrible infliction of destruction. While the memory of those lost should never be forgotten, an equally important question remains to be...
Understanding groundwater, wells, and hydrology
By: J. Lee Kenser
HydrologicCycle:All water comes in the form of precipitation as water evaporates from the ocean by the energy of the sun at an overall rate of six feet of water each year. This water is salt-free and as the vapor rises being carried by the wind...
How lakes affect snowfalls: Lake effect snow
By: Barb Hopkins
When Mother Nature wants to whip up a batch of lake effect snow she reaches for two main ingredients, cold air and warm water. Lake effect snow is the weather condition that occurs when a mass of cold Arctic air rushes over a body of...
Forest Thinning and Forest Fires
By: Kyle Turner
The thinning of forested ecosystems by anthropogenic means for both ecosystem "health" and public safety is not as essential as some may propose. Forest thinning is one of many essential tools for proper forest management. From an ecological standpoint forest thinning can achieve specific forest...
By: Ana M Tomsa
Today, in this Cyberworld, there is lot of information and help at teachers' fingertips. As someone who often uses online teaching resources, I know how one can easily become overwhelmed by the quantity of available teaching materials, almost getting lost in all the lesson plans...

 

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