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The Season

Indonesia lies on the equator, so it is in the tropics. The word tropic means “turning point”. The earth is tilted on its axis and rotates around the sun, so each year the sun appears to travel from north to south. On 22nd March the midday sun is directly overhead at places on the equator. …

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Electricity

Electricity

I order to talk about electricity, it is necessary first to talk about the atom. The idea of the “atom” has along history, extending back to about 600 BC, to the time of the ancient Greeks. They believed that all matter was made of atoms. The “atom” infact comes from the Greek word “atomos”, which …

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The Campaign For Forest Conservation

Scientists, environmentalists and government planners know about the importance of tropical forests, but the average person is generally unaware of the serious implications of forest destruction. Tropical forests are the oldest and most diverse ecosystem on earth: they regulate the climate, ensure a constant supply of fresh water to lowland farms, and provide us with …

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