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…

Birds that Swim

Penguins live in the Southern Hemisphere. They are very funny animals. They are birds that cannot fly, but love to swim. Penguins are flightless sea birds. Over time, their wings have evolved to be like flippers to help them swim. Penguins have short legs that are set low down on Read more…

Your Teeth Are Unique

Your teeth do more than give you a sparkling smile. They chew food so you can eat it. The first teeth we get as babies are called milk teeth. Babies start developing teeth before they’re even born, but the teeth aren’t visible until the baby is 6-12 months old. Young children Read more…

Life Cycle of Plant

Plants are living things, they grow and reproduce.  Plant starts life as a seed. Seed contains the embryo of the plants with necessary food and an outer coating for protection. When a seed settles in suitable ground, it breaks open and the embryo starts to grow. This part of the Read more…

Jurassic Time

Dinosaurs lived between 250 and 65 million years ago, from the early Triassic period to the end of the Cretaceous period. They were land-living reptiles, and (most) could not fly. Dinosaurs’ legs were straight, and projected downwards from the body. This set dinosaurs apart from early reptiles and crocodiles, whose legs projected outwards and Read more…

Sailboat On The Sea

A sailing boat is a big boat with sails which catch the wind. The wind pushes the boat along. All the sailboats have these basic components. The hull is the shell of the boat, keeps the water out. Stern is the back of the boat, which stops water coming in. A rudder is a primary control Read more…