The Cuckoo Clock

Every hour, the charming carved bird pops out of a door to sing the hour in a melodic “Cuckoo!Cuckoo!” call. The cuckoo clock  was invented in the southwestern Germany region known as Black Forest in the 17th century.  There are two main ways how cuckoo clocks work: mechanical movements and battery-operated.  Read more…

The Hottest Planet

Venus is the second planet from the sun. Venus has a thick atmosphere made of 96% carbon dioxide traps sun’s heat and keeps Venus toasty warm. Venus is very similar to Earth in size, mass, and gravity. It is sometimes called Earth’s sister planet. Its surface is made of rock. Read more…

Roots Give a Plant Strength

Root is the organ of a plant. It anchors the plant firmly. They play a crucial role in the nutrition of a plant. Know The Root Vegetables Root vegetables are underground plant parts eaten by humans as food. They are also storage roots. They store a large quantity of food for the Read more…

The Magic of Cheese Making

Do you love cheese? Cheese is always on the menu, no matter what time of day it is. Cheese is nutritious food made mostly from the milk of cows but also other mammals, including sheep, goats, buffalo, reindeer, camels and yaks.  The science of making cheese dates back thousands of Read more…

The Scientific Method

The scientific method is a process for experimentation that is used to explore observations and answer questions. A problem is identified, information about the problem is gathered, a hypothesis or question is formulated from the information, and the hypothesis is put to test with an experimented to prove or disprove Read more…

What is a Solar Eclipse?

A solar eclipse is a natural event that takes place on Earth when the Moon moves in its orbit between Earth and the Sun. It happens at New Moon, the moon moves between the Earth and the sun, blocking the intensity of the light. Solar eclipses happen about every 18 Read more…

Hot air balloon in the sky

A hot air balloon is a type of aircraft. It is the oldest successful human-carrying flight technology. Hot air balloons were invented in France in 1783, created by Montgolfier brothers. Animals such as ducks, roosters and sheep were the first passengers aboard a hot air balloon. They survived the very Read more…

Why do we put a star on top of Christmas tree?

A beautiful decorated evergreen tree, with colored lights, inspires warm memories of Christmas. The Christmas tree has become one of the well-known holiday symbols. Long before Christianity appeared, people in the Northern Hemisphere used evergreen plants to decorate their homes, particularly the doors, to celebrate the Winter Solstice.  Early Middle Read more…

Little Snail, Little Walk

Snails can be found in gardens, ponds and in the sea. They do not have backbone. They have soft, and unsegmented bodies. These animals move around on a single muscly foot and carry shell on their back. The body of the snail is long, moist and slimy. They retreat inside Read more…

Where Is Popcorn?

Do you love corn on the cob? Corn or maize is a major cereal crop grown around the world.  It’s used to make bread, breakfast cereals and of course, popcorn! It is a member of the grass family Poaceae. Corn needs a large space to grow, plenty of water and sun, Read more…