Earth & Space Sciences

Scale It Down

It is important to consider the scales in which an environment impacts different plants.

Reading Level (USA): 10.2

Estimated Reading Level: 8min 16sec

Smartphones & Repairability

The easier smartphones are to repair, the longer they last, and the better that is for the environment.

Reading Level (USA): 10.8

Estimated Reading Level: 4min 33sec

A Sunflower's Scent

Special compounds, called volatile compounds, help plants adapt to their environment.

Reading Level (USA): 11.5

Estimated Reading Level: 4min 57sec

Sea Lion Survival

California sea lions experienced a decrease in the size of their population, but have since recovered. How did they do this?

Reading Level (USA): 11.1

Estimated Reading Level: 4min 45sec


Why Be A Carnivorous Plant?

Some plants have evolved to be carnivorous, and these plants are often found in areas that experience frequent fires. Why?

Reading Level (USA): 10.7

Estimated Reading Level: 5min 58sec

Guard the Ground

Erosion, due to man-made processes, is a source of pollution that builders should work to prevent.

Reading Level (USA): 9.7

Estimated Reading Level: 8min 26sec