HOW COLONIZATION CHANGED NORTH AMERICA
Colonization is a complicated topic, but it shaped North America as we know it. The European empires had a lot of people and a lot of money, but not a lot of land. The European rulers decided to send out explorers to find new land. They hoped this new land […]
Simple Vegetarian Dish Packed with Flavor
Vegetarian dishes are often loaded with flavor, which might come as a surprise to those who do not adhere to vegetarian diets. In fact, many dishes that originated in India, a country known for its flavorful, spicy cuisine, are vegetarian dishes that are popular the world over among […]
What’s It Like To Be…
Please tell our readers a little bit about yourself.
My name is Trish Sare. I’m the founder
and owner of BikeHike Adventures in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. I started BikeHike 24 years ago after spending seven years living abroad.
My life is […]
Did you know?
The depletion of the ozone layer was once a hot topic, but this issue has largely fallen by the wayside in recent years. Even though the ozone layer might no longer be discussed on a daily basis, there is still widespread concern that it is deteriorating rapidly. To understand the […]
Sixty Years of Observing Our Earth
Satellites are a part of our everyday life. We use global positioning system (GPS) satellites to help us find directions. Satellite television and telephones bring us entertainment, and they connect people all over the world. Weather satellites help us create forecasts, and if there’s a disaster — such as […]
The Smithsonian Institution
The Smithsonian Institution is a museum and research complex. It is made up of 19 museums, nine research facilities and the National Zoo. It was established by and named after James Smithson. He was a British scientist. When he died, Smithson gave his wealth to the United States to create “an […]
Ring Taw, or marbles, is an ancient game that children have played for hundreds of years. Researchers think that ancient Romans played a similar game, though no one is sure of the exact rules. It was a tradition to give bags of nuts and marbles as a gift for the winter […]
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration, or NASA, headquarters is in Washington, D.C., the capital of the United States of America. As Washington, D.C., is the capital, it is the center of many of the nation’s most important departments.
Most of the scientists and engineers that work for NASA do […]
The Great Blue Heron
The great blue heron is the largest and most common heron in North America. They are generally between three and four feet tall with a wingspan of six feet. Even though they are a large bird, they only weigh five or six pounds because they have hollow bones. Most birds […]
Can you imagine visiting another planet?
Or even living on one? If it were possible, would you choose to do it?
For many, space is a symbol of endless possibilities. Every year, scientists discover new planets with environments unlike anything they could have imagined. We know these distant bodies have the potential to revolutionize science […]