Category: Science

Things You Didn’t Know You Can Recycle

With more people being interested in sustainable living, it’s unsurprising that recycling is a hot topic. Cardboard, paper, and plastic are all common materials people recycle, but there is much more. There are a lot of things you didn’t know …

Aegean Sea: Everything You Need To Know & More

The Aegean sea is found in the Mediterranean region between Turkey and Greece. It is an extended embayment of the Mediterranean Sea. To the north, it connects with the Marmara Sea. To the west, it connects to the Ionian sea. …

Valley Landforms From Around The World

Valleys are one of the most prevalent types of terrain on earth. There’s a valley on every continent and they can be found at the bottom of the ocean and even on other planets. Valleys are hollows found on the …

10 Beautiful Deserts From Around The World

A desert is described as an area of land where little precipitation happens. Deserts are therefore barren lands. The environment is usually not conducive to the survival of plant or animal life. Deserts can be found on every continent and …

Types of Deserts – Explanation + Visual Guide

Deserts are one of the many different types of terrains characterized by usually inhabitable barren land. There are 4 main types of deserts: hot-and-dry (or subtropical) desert, the semiarid (or cold-winter) desert, the coastal desert, and the cold (or polar) …

10 Beautiful Oasis Photos From Around The World

An oasis is a type of terrain place that’s found in a desert. It stands out from the surrounding features of the desert because it has a source of water and fertile ground. The water is usually from natural springs or other …

8 Stunning Photos of Plateaus Around The World

A plateau is a type of terrain that’s characterized by relatively flat land that rises above the surrounding area. They are usually formed by upwelling of volcanic magma, extrusion of lava, and water erosion sometimes through glaciers. Here are some more examples of plateaus from around …

10 Beautiful Tundra Biome Photos From Around The World

The coldest of all the biomes is the Tundra biome. These types of terrain are known for the frigid temperatures, treeless plains, little to no rain, and the beautiful animals that live there. In all there are three types: Arctic, …

10 Stunning Mountain Terrains With Name & Picture

A mountain is one of the many terrain types that make up the earth. Usually, it is a large mass that rises above the surrounding land. A series of mountains or hills ranged in a line and connected by high ground is called a …

Types of Maps – Explanation + Visual Guide

Maps help us navigate and find our way when we are lost or don’t know where we are going. However, each map serves a different purpose. The variety allows us to track the weather, navigate, find out information about an …

5 Different Types of Telescopes – Explanation + Visual Guide

In this article, we’ll have a closer look at the different types of telescopes with names and pictures. There are three primary types of telescopes, refractors, reflectors, and catadioptric (all of which are optical telescopes). Refractor telescopes use lenses (dioptrics). Reflector …

Types of Glaciers – Explanation + Visual Guide

Believe it or not, there are 8 different types of glaciers. These include mountain glaciers, rock glaciers, valley glaciers, tidewater glaciers, piedmont glaciers, hanging glaciers, cirque glaciers, and outlet glaciers. Most glaciers can be found throughout the tundra biome where …

Types Of Caves – Explanation + Visual Guide

Caves are the result of different processes. As a result, there are different types of caves formed when these processes occur. For example, there are sea caves, eolian caves, lava caves, sandstone caves, and solution caves. A cave is a …

Types Of Volcanoes – Explanation + Visual Guide

After learning about the different types of lava and the different types of magma, its only natural to be curious about the types of volcanoes that exist. A volcano is an opening in the Earth’s surface where molten rock (magma) …

Types Of Lava – An Explanation + Visual Guide

As we already discussed the different types of magma and the different types of volcanoes, it’s only fair to talk about the different types of lava as well. Lava is molten rock, formerly magma (once still inside the earth), that …

Types Of Streams – Explanation + Visual Guide

You’re here because you want to learn about the different types of streams. You’re in the right place! There are about 8 different stream types. Each with different features, locations where they form, and they even flow through different types …

Types Of Magma – Explanation & Visual Guide

Just like there are different types of volcanoes and different types of lava, there are different types of magma. Magma is molten rock within the surface of the earth. There are three basic types of magma: basaltic, andesitic, and rhyolitic, each of which …

Types Of Terrain – Explanation & Visual Guide

Let’s take a look at the different types of terrain that make up our planet, Earth. Learn about the differences, similarities, and locations of all the terrain types accessible to us. There are different types of terrains. The common ones are …

Types Of Ivy – Explanation + Visual Guide

Have ever asked yourself “what are the different types of ivy plants”? I know! I have too and I was surprised to know that there are several species of ivy! Hedera, commonly called ivy, is a genus of 12–15 species …