Science for Kids

Science magazines for children, that helps you discover the known, the unknown, as well as little known facts. Discover the how and why of everyday things and explore the rare and exotic living species . Facts, features, learning and fun for kids.

What is Cloning?

Which is the most famous sheep in the world? A sheep called Dolly. But why is Dolly famous?That is because unlike other sheep's, Dolly was not born in the usual manner. She is actually a carbon copy of her mother, like an identical twin....

How Does Satellite TV Work?

Nine 'o' clock. It's time for your favourite serial on television. Have you ever wondered how the same serial can be viewed by millions of people across the world?This is possible because of satellite television technology. It uses man-made or artificial satellites to send...

What is Geothermal Energy?

In winter, all of us warm water in the geysers in the bathroom for bathing. Nature too has geysers which throw up a huge amount of hot water and steam. The 'Old Faithful', as one of the geysers in the Yellow Stone National Park...

What were the Voyager Missions?

Imagine a journey that takes you a billion kilometres away from earth, to the edge of the solar system, from where you can look back over your shoulder and see our sun as just another star in the sky.We are not talking about a...

Why do Some People snore More than Others?

If you ever slept in a room with an uncle or an aunt who snores, you would know how annoying it can be. The person causing all the noise sleeps like a log, while the room partner spends the night tossing and turning; waking...

Why does Cola Fizz?

Switch on the television and you are bound to see some cola advertisements. Aamir Khan, a Bollywood hero, pops open a cola and the bubbly drink fizzes to the top. Have you ever wondered what causes the countless teeny bubbles in all these soft...

Which Mammal lays Eggs?

Mammals are creatures who give birth to their young ones as opposed to other animals who lay eggs. Birds, reptiles and insects lay eggs. But as with every other rule, this one has an exception too.An exceptional exceptionThe duck-billed platypus of Australia walks out...

What is Water Harvesting?

Come summer and the entire nation seems to have just one word on its lips - water. Year 2000 saw one of the worst summers recorded in the history of India. The drought in the state of Gujarat and Rajasthan was the worst in...

How do Satellites Stay Up?

Satellites orbit the earth because of the force of gravity. To understand why this happens and why the satellite does not get pulled in and fall, we have to understand what forces do. A force will change the motion of an object; it might...

How does a Submarine Work?

Jules Verne in his science fiction, 20,000 Leagues under the Sea, mentions a ship, Nautilus, which could dive beneath the waves and surface again when it wanted to.Even before submarines were thought about, Verne had created the blueprint of this technological marvel....

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