All Life is Connected

As long as humans have existed, our interaction with the environment continues to defy a profound truth about all living things – all life is connected.  During this month of …

Resources for Learning about Earthquakes

  Climate change gives rise to usual weather and higher frequency of earthquakes. The U.S. Geological Survey provides earthquake resources, as well as a site for teaching children about earthquakes. …

Plastic, Plastic, Everywhere.

Worldwide, 73 percent of beach litter is plastic: filters from cigarette butts, bottles, bottle caps, food wrappers, grocery bags, and polystyrene containers. What happens to the plastics we recycle? Are …

Reflections on Earth Day

This year, Earth Day will be celebrated by more people around the globe because of technology. At Why Science we are celebrating Earth Week, April 22 – 26, by exploring …