By: Sarah J Palmer
What other species in the planet drinks anything other than plain old rainwater? We have fizzy, natural, mineral, tap, filtered and flavoured. And despite, or is it because of, the choice we waste it! Perhaps if we only had the original we'd appreciate it more...
By: Danielle Dames
Standing at the bench, beaker in hand, I paused and scrutinized the tiny droplets of water still ferociously clinging to the inside of the slowly drying glass. Waiting to do a simple experiment and impatient, I turned to my professor with a scrunched up...
How do individual conservation efforts affect worldwide availability of drinking water?
By: Ines Peros
The Conservation of the World Hydrosphere The world surface contains one interconnected environment or the hydrosphere which represents the world ocean. To accept the concept of one ocean and one water is to embrace the belief that we live on the same earth and drink...
By: Joan Inong
The Sun's impact on the Earth is undoubtedly important. Not only do we depend on the Sun for heat, but this heat can also be our destruction. And, even though the creation of the Sun also meant the creation of the planets, the death...
By: Joan Inong
We often don't think about elementary questions such as "Why are there seasons?" But, when students are asked why, they think of the wrong answer. They will say that there is summer because the Earth is closer to the Sun and therefore is...
By: Joan Inong
Humans have been interested in the universe since the beginning of time. In effect, many theories have come and gone. The geocentric model of the universe was touted as the best model of how the universe works because many people believed in the Earth's...
By: Joan Inong
The Earth is constantly changing. Nature and humans have played a part in how the Earth appears today. However, natural forces can change the Earth's appearance dramatically. Erosion occurs everyday, and plays an important role in changing the Earth's surface. Erosion involves the breaking...
Coral reef biomes described
By: Daryl Bagley - 513486
Coral reefs are like the rain forests of the sea. Like rain forests, they have a wide variety of organisms. Plus, coral is in need of protection just like rain forests. But I think the biggest similarity is that they are both found in tropical...
The difference between the moment magnitude scale and the Richter scale
By: Imonikhe Ahimie
The earth's surface is not one undifferentiated whole but is composed of a number of separate pieces called plates each of which is in constant motion relative to the others; and it is this constant movement that results in the diversity of phenomena that we...
How to build a solar box cooker
By: Andy Greene
Cook your food by the light of the sun. What could be more back-to-the-earth and off-the-grid than that? If you are into green living you don't need me to tell you all the un-green things about stoves and ovens, gas and electric alike. But you...

 

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