Steel Recycling

Steel is a very commonly used metal in the UK, because it is strong and durable. Steel uses a lot of energy to make, but the good news is that it can be recycled over and over again. So by recycling, a lot of energy can be saved by not mining at all! Steel is easy to...

The Rainforests

Where in the world can you find? Over 2000 different types of butterfly. The worlds heaviest snake the Anaconda. Over 3000 different fruits. Trees growing over 50 metres tall. Half of the worlds animal species. 20,000 different types of Orchid flower. 30-foot tall...

Why Soil is so important

The soil is just as important as the air we breathe and the water we drink. Without the soil trees and plants could not grow, fungi could not survive and we would not be able to grow any food. So what exactly is soil?The soil is created from dead plants, animals and...

Plant Dictionary

Annual   A plant which has a life cycle of a year after it is planted. Aquatic A plant that partially grows in water. Biennial A plant which lives for two seasons after it is planted. Bloom   A waxy layer on the leaves of some plants. Bulb A storage organ formed...

The Rainforests (continued)

When they cut the trees down, not only do they take away the animals homes, but a lot of different tribes have homes in the rainforest as well and therefore they become homeless. Unlike our forests, most of the nutrients of a rainforest are stored in its vegetation...

The Rose Tree Family

Deciduous Trees lose their leaves in autumn and winter Evergreen Trees keep their leaves all year round Like humans, animals and plants trees belong to families The Rose Family Almond – Almond trees come from Southwest Asia, they can grow up to 9 metres tall....

Trees of the World

Trees are so important we could not live without them. They are the largest living thing on earth growing up to heights of 115 metres. The name tree is used for plants that grow to at least 6 metres high. Parts of a Tree – they are made up of: Root – the...

Poppy Day

   You might have noticed that in November each year many people wear bright red paper poppies. What are the poppies for? And why November? The First World War finally ended after four long and bloody years of fighting, on November 11th 1918.   The guns stopped on the...
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