Read about the terrifying ordeal of waking up to an active volcano erupting just outside your front door and how a town was sacrificed.A synopsis of a chapter in John McPhee's "Controlling Nature."
The second in a series about beach stones found along the shorelines of Lake Michigan, featuring photos and info about syenite, rhyolite, pumice, dolomite, quartz, wishing stones, heart stones, quartzite, Presque Island serpentinite, diabase, pegmatite, conglomerate and banded metamorphic rocks!
The Great Sichaun Earthquake that happened in 2008, the destruction, the aftershocks and some facts are discussed below. On the 12th May 2013, it will be five years since this quake occurred.
Of course I am referring to my garden bed with the rocks although the airport screener had some momentary doubts! Pictures of where some of those rocks originated + videos.
In 1895, at 12 years of age, Jim became the youngest miner at the Ropes Gold Mine in Ishpeming, Michigan.
As a child I remember a particularly stormy afternoon at summer camp. We were racing away from the large stream where we had been cooling off when a huge (to my little mind at the time) bolt of lightning struck in the field beside us. It was...
This is part 3 of a 4 part hands-on unit study on Meteorology and Weather. Make clouds in a bottle, create rain, build rain gauges, form and eat clouds, and more! My lessons are geared toward 2nd-3rd grade level children and their siblings. These are lessons I created to do with a weekly homeschool...
Crop Circles are messages from another dimension designed and created to help humanity in their evolution as a sentient species move to the next level of awareness. They represent Full Disclosure.
The history of global warming is a fascinating subject with many twists, turns and controversies. Despite what some believe, "Climate Change" is not a term that was invented recently.
Honeycomb rocks are beautiful rock formations created by weathering and mountain building processes. Learn more about these rocks and the geological processes that create honeycomb rocks.