Articles (Environment)

The Powers of the Elements: Earth and Fire
(Energy and Water)

The powers of the four elements of nature neither pollute nor damage our environment; they cannot be controlled by any one nation or industry, and are readily available for free for each human being on the surface of the Earth.


The Powers of the Elements: Air and Water
(Energy and Water)

The sustainable four elements of nature provide us with a wide set of renewable energies readily available for generating electricity.


Moving Plants
(Life Sciences)

When you read the title “Moving Plants”, you may ask yourself “Do plants move?” Guess what? They do.


The Origins of the Four Elements: Earth and Water
(Earth Sciences)

From ancient civilizations to modern day, the colors and symbols of the four elements have represented the different aspects of nature and the forces of energy in our world.


Pinwheels
(The Scientist Inside You)

Pinwheel is a simple toy made of a wheel of paper or plastic curls attached at its axle to a stick by a pin.


Analyzing the Color Palette
(Behavioral Sciences and Mental Health)

Colors are a non-verbal form of communication through which people can express a certain attitude, behavior, position or even a message.


Hidden Dangers at Home: Chemicals
(Science Everywhere)

There is no place like home! This is all what we think of after a long, tiring day at school or work. Home is where we feel safe and relaxed.


Nature's Palette: Natural Airbrush
(Earth Sciences)

We owe some of our most spectacular atmospheric phenomena to various types of scatterings: blue skies, colorful sunsets, and white clouds, among others. 


Nature's Palette: Natural Aquarelle
(Earth Sciences)

Blue, green, or transparent, what is the real color of water? When you look at a glass of water, you see it is colorless; why is it then that when you stand by a lake, sea, or ocean, the water is blue?


Tin Can: Recycle and Reuse
(The Scientist Inside You)

Reuse means any activity that lengthens the life of an item; on the other hand, recycling is reprocessing an item to a new raw material for use in a new product.


Vocal Learners and Evolution
(Life Sciences)

Several species make speech-like sounds, including whales, elephants, not to mention parrots; but, how do they make these human-like sounds?

​Biodiversity at Stake: A Historical Account
(Life Sciences)

What makes Earth unique among its peer planets is that it supports life. For ages, the planet has embraced diverse forms of life that flourished across its oceans and lands and has been home to innumerable species. 

​Household Antiseptics: A Double-Edged Sword
(Science Everywhere)

Nowadays, household antiseptics are indispensable in any home, because of their great importance in sterilizing and sanitizing each part of it. 


Climate Change and Human Health
(Health and the Human Body)

Nowadays, everyone around the world is familiar with the dangers of climate change as one of the most visible environmental concerns, where temperature is rising, polar glaciers are melting, and sea levels are rising. 


Watermelon Snow
(Life Sciences)

Arctic glaciers play several vital environmental roles. They stabilize weather patterns and serve as natural air conditioners.

​Ecotourism
(Travel, Explore, and Venture)

Summer is upon us and the thought of travel will definitely cross our minds, for the unrelenting pace of our lives leaves us with a need to relax and unwind.


West Antarctic Ice Shelf Breaking Up from the Inside Out
(Earth Sciences)

The continent of Antarctica is bigger than the United States of America and Mexico combined; it is covered mostly in deep ice that reaches as deep as one-and-a-half kilometer in some places.

Volcanoes: Natural Gateways to Earth’s Wonders
(Earth Sciences)

Volcanoes are one of the phenomena through which nature expresses itself. Despite their intensity and enormous destructive powers, volcanoes have many benefits compared to their damages

The Croods
(Earth Sciences)

If you are bored and would like to take a journey with your kids into an amazing fantasy world, I would advise you to watch The Croods. 


Sharks’ Critical Role in Life on Earth
(Oceans and Marine Life)

Sharks existed one million years before humans and survived for 450 million years; now, they are in danger of extinction.


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