By: Volecia Plafcan
"I found a house for us!" My husband, Bob, shouted excitedly into the phone. He was in the Navy and stationed in Hawaii. Because his rank was not enough to warrant a house on the base, he had found one where we would live...
Is Space Travel to the Planet Mars too Dangerous
By: Joseph Whalen
The dangers of a manned mission to Mars are significant. Between the long duration exposure to the various cosmic radiations that need to be endured outside the protection of the Earth's magnetic field to the issues of consumable supplies and life support considerations, there are...
Is Space Travel to the Planet Mars too Dangerous
By: Jimmy Nightingale
The Cold War race to put a man on the moon inspired a generation to gaze upwards and ponder our place in the heavens. It was an outstanding technical achievement and the sight of Neil Armstrong setting foot on the lunar surface was an event...
By: Jack Jenkins
Explanation of the Northern Lights Have you ever wondered why the Northern Lights exist? Several physical phenomena work together to produce this beautiful natural light show. These phenomena include, magnetism, ionization, and conservation of energy. The magnetism mentioned is the Earth's magnetic field. This is...
By: Tonic
Everything in words is a theory, and the facts about why polar bears are disappearing are theories as well. The theory that is well documented by scientists is that global warming is taking place as we speak. These scientists, and I myself, are unsure whether...
By: Kelly Ann Griffin
The world of the deep oceans is like a surreal, sci-fi dream with strange, dark-abiding creatures that float and swim between deep sea trenches and high sea mountains. Oceanography, or the study of the oceans, can open the eyes of elementary students to an aquatic...
By: Nancy Houser
Changing Magnetic Fields of the Solar SystemI am not sure if the planet can be saved by simply "knowing about" the field of science, but I do know we can learn to recognize what is coming the more we learn through science, in order to...
By: Robert Williscroft
One of the significant predictions from Al Gore and the Global Warming Chicken Littles was that the Amazon rainforest would dry up and shift to a savanna. Gore has traveled the world displaying heart-wrenching photos of how it will be when the rainforest is gone...
By: Sandra Douglas
"The pounding in my head is compounded exponentially by each bounce of the truck. The drive between stations is only 20 km but it might as well be 100. Once we arrive to our site we find a local farmer who is able to help...
By: Pamela Brown - 394170
Bees sustain us. In an age of industrial farming and urban sprawl, honeybees pollinate countless acres of nuts, fruits and vegetables. Softly they cultivate lush fields of alfalfa sprouts fed to dairy cows expected to produce milk. Migratory beekeepers transport millions of bees seasonally each...

 

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