How tornadoes form
By: Jessica Fierro
Cyclone, twister, or tornado. All violent and destructive natural disasters that leave behind devastation and nothing else.A tornado is a whirling wind of air that extends from a thunderstorm to the ground. If forms in a funnel or cone that touches the ground and...
Avalanche survival tips
By: Bozena Hartley
An avalanche is one of the most violent natural disasters. Each year avalanches take over 150 lives worldwide and the numbers are on the rise. The main reason for the increase is the boom of mountain sports: skiing, snowmobiling, rock and ice climbing, hiking, etc...
By: Joseph Saronge
Environmental consequences of prolonged droughtProlonged drought, a condition where and an area experiences lengthy absence of rainfall have various but intense consequences on the environment.It is difficult to address drought withought touching on climate change. The two are inter-twined since recurrence of drought , changes...
Ways to prepare for any natural disaster
By: Todd Hicks
Have you recently experienced a weather disaster? Most of us probably prefer pleasant weather and wish to never endure a tragedy pertaining to weather; unfortunately, we all have to undergo weather-related problems at some point. It is correct that we cannot control the weather; however...
Where to find evidence of dinosaurs in Connecticut
By: Briana Kraus
From Scientific Facts to Answers and Questions, Dinosaurs raise allot of hands. Dinosaurs are very fascinating and they are animals that we have never seen alive. But we always have more and more curiosity about them. For all of you dinosaur lovers here are some...
Preparing for a hurricane
By: Gerald Drueppel
Necessity, Mother To Both Ingenuity and InventionWe took a direct hit from Gustav last year and we were better prepared because we were in the Hurricane Rita Evacuation and had ample opportunity to learn from our mistakes. What made the Rita evacuation so difficult, it...
The deadliest earthquakes on record
By: Bozena Hartley
Earthquakes are a reminder that our planet hasn't stopped evolving. The Earth's surface, called crust or lithosphere, is made up of tectonic plates. Constant processes taking place inside and on the surface of the Earth can cause a sudden release of energy often resulting in...
The deadliest earthquakes on record
By: Kimberly Bunch
Throughout time, some of the most terrifying earthquakes have caused hundreds of thousands of deaths by one unexpected earthquake at a time. Killing, injuring others, and destroying everything in its path by the most dangerous natural disaster that destroys lives unexpectedly. in a matter of...
By: Charles Ray
For those who live along our east and Gulf coasts the 2009 hurricane season begins on June 1 and ends on November 30. The key to getting through the season is preparation.If you live very near the coast, near a large body of water...
By: Danielle Dames
The ocean can be separated into separate biomes based on the animal species and plants which can be found in the different areas. There are four major zones of the open ocean biomes, which are grouped as such: the intertidal zone, the pelagic zone, the...

 

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