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The Maze Of The Human Brain

The Human Brain The brain is often considered the most complex part of the human body.  Let's explore the main parts of the brain and their functions. Cerebrum: This is the largest part of the brain and is divided into two halves called hemispheres. The cerebrum...

The Dance Of The Honey Bees

Dance Of The Honey Bees The honey bee dance is a fascinating behavior in animal life. Who? The dance is performed by worker bees who return to the hive with pollen or nectar. Why? Worker bees tell the other workers where the food is through dance. How? A worker bee...

The Language of Flowers: Colors & Scents

Why Do Flowers Have Different Colors? Flowers have different colors primarily to attract pollinators.  When insects land on a flower to drink nectar or honey, pollen sticks to their legs and is carried to the insect’s next plant; this helps the flowering plants...

Star and Constellations

What Is A Star? A star is a giant, glowing ball of gases held together by gravity. The main gas in a star is hydrogen. Stars come in different sizes, colors, and temperatures.  A star produces great amounts of energy in the form of light and heat. The Sun is a star. ...

The Power Of Pulleys

What Is A Pulley? A pulley is a simple machine that consists of a wheel with a groove around it and a rope that runs along the groove. Mechanical Advantage - Pulleys are used to lift heavy objects easily. By using multiple pulleys in a system, we can reduce the amount...

The Science Behind Snowflakes

How Are Snowflakes Formed? Snowflakes get their unique shapes from the conditions in which they form and grow in the atmosphere.  The shape is determined by temperature, humidity, and how it moves through the cloud.  Icy Crystal Formation - A snowflake starts as a...

The Mystery of Mirages

What Is A Mirage? A mirage is an image that looks real but is not really there. This phenomenon is called an Optical Illusion.  Mirages are usually formed by layers of air at different temperatures and thicknesses close to a surface like the ground or a water body. ...

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