By: The Idea Girl
Be thankful for your waterToday we have become used to living in the lap of luxury. Even the poorest people living in North America are considered rich to people from third world countries. People who live in a grass hut with a dirt floor. They...
The temperature at which water is most dense
By: Joshua Horn - 257112
The temperature at which water is most dense is 3.98 degrees Celsius (39.164 degrees Fahrenheit, 277.13 Kelvin). At this temperature water's density is about 999.9720 kilograms per cubic meter. At room temperature (20 degrees Celsius) water has a density of 998...
History and basic facts about the Niagara Falls
By: Bhadase Maharaj
Niagara Falls is a footprint of the last Ice Age located between the Canadian and the United States border. It is approximately 120 km or 75 miles south east of the city of Toronto in Canada and 17 km or 27 miles north west of...
All about coral reefs
By: Megan Worley
Coral reefs are structures built from the remains of long dead small marine organisms. The amount of reefs in the world's oceans cover nearly 10,000 square miles of the ocean's shallow water marine areas. The worlds beautiful reefs are full of a huge variety...
How waves are formed
By: Megan Worley
Waves are the result of energy being transferred from one place to another, such as from the wind to the surface of the sea. The most familiar of waves are the ones caused by wind on the ocean's surface. However there are several other types...
What is an ichthyologist?
By: B. Stone
An ichthyologist is someone who studies fish. The title comes from the Greek word ikhthu, meaning fish. Ichthyologists learn about all the aspects of the fish world, from categorizing different species, observing behavior and environment, and researching how to best conserve fish populations. Many ichthyologists...
By: Darrin A Yarbrough
Dead zones in our oceans are found in areas all over the globe. The majority of these zones are found off the coast of Europe and Eastern North America. Ocean dead zones are causes by pollutants containing high amounts of nitrogen being dumped into major...
What is the origin of water, and how it was created?
By: Keith Hamburger
While there are many potential answers to how the universe itself was created, the answer to how water was created goes to that very question. The two elements that make up water are hydrogen and oxygen. Hydrogen is the most common element in the universe...
Four distinct starfish species described
By: Robert Bullard
Although there are over 1800 differing species of starfish (Sea Stars), this article will focus on 4 unique species, which are:THE SUNFLOWER STAR (Pycnopodia Helianthoides)The Sunflower Star is among the largest of any starfish species. They commonly grow to over 2 ft. in diameter, weighing...
By: Darrin A Yarbrough
The largest "Dead Zone" off the coast of North America occurs in the Gulf of Mexico. The area varies in size but can cover anywhere from 6,000 to 7,000 square miles. The "Dead Zone" begins at the Mississippi River delta and occurs between...

 

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