Geography 101: The top largest Countries by Landmass every Teen should Know

As you should already know, the earth's surface is partitioned into different countries many of which are really big in size; examples- Russia, Canada, USA, China, Brazil and Australia. These occupy huge areas of the earth, with some even stretching across continents. Many teenagers already do know some of these very big countries. And as [...]

Important Geometry Symbols for Math Students

  Symbol Symbol Name Meaning / definition Example ∠ angle formed by two rays ∠ABC = 30° measured angle   ABC = 30° spherical angle   AOB = 30° ∟ right angle = 90° α = 90° ° degree 1 turn = 360° α = 60° deg degree 1 turn = 360deg α = 60deg [...]

Empowering Teens to Embrace Science and Technology

So many School Children do not seem to understand the huge emphasis placed on Science Subjects. Some do not even understand the relevance of Mathematics and such related abstract subjects including Physics which they are forced to learn and understand. Yet, the truth remains that virtually all the advancements humanity has made here on earth [...]

Teens! Here is Everything to Know About the Harmattan Season

Hello there! Are you currently feeling the harmattan cold against your skin? Chances are that if you live in Nigeria or anywhere near West Africa, you are currently “enjoying” the very special weather called harmattan. In Lagos right now, everywhere is chilled up and we love it! Unlike other parts of Nigeria, the harmattan season [...]

Science: Forces of Gravity and Aerodynamics

What is Gravity? Gravity is a downward vertical force that keeps an object on the earth, or pulls it towards the surface of the earth. It is responsible for the weight that objects have, for the suspension of earth in space, its rotation round the sun, and also for the rotation of the moon round [...]

If Gravity Were Switched Off, This is What Will Happen to the Earth and Our Universe

We have all experienced the force of gravity. It is what happens to you when you jump up into the air, and fall right back down to the ground. But have you ever wondered: What if there was no gravity? What exactly would life on earth be like? Jay Buckey, a physician and one-time NASA astronaut, [...]

Why You Must Remove Earrings, Other Metallic Objects Before an X Ray Exam

Ever been to a radiologist for an exam, and told you would have to remove all metallic substances from your person? If you watch the Medical TV series, House, you would have come across the episode where a man felt he was being pulled apart after he was placed in an MRI machine. The reason? [...]

Interesting Habitat Facts (Ocean)

Oceans form the largest habitat on the planet and are thought to be the place where all life started. Thousands and thousands of different animal species inhabit the world's ocean waters and can be found at water depths of just a centimetre to nearly 11 kilometres beneath the water's surface. The oceans are so big [...]

So Tell Me, Why is the Sky Blue?

Move to the window. Look to the sky, what colour do you observe? I am sure the answer will be blue, yet when you look at the horizon in the evening at sunset, the colours are sometimes yellow and orange. What is the explanation for this? A clear cloudless daytime sky is blue because molecules in [...]

Interesting Facts About the Spacecraft JUNO, and Its Space Mission To JUPITER

It's no longer news that after a daring five year journey, Juno, the spacecraft launched by NASA finally went into orbit around Jupiter - the largest planet in our solar system. For the next two years, Juno will orbit round Jupiter as it gathers information that will help scientists understand how Jupiter and other planets [...]

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