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What is one of the deadliest science jobs?

No one can predict exactly when a volcanic eruption will take place. There are clues, but no one knows exactly when. Sometimes a volcano will erupt when scientists are studying it. Volcanologists have a high fatality rate among scientists because forecasting eruptions is so difficult. Predicting Volcanic Eruptions Volcanic eruptions …

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Does a picnic bring rain?

Weather forecasts are better than they ever have been. According to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), a 5-day weather forecast today is as reliable as a 2-day forecast was 20 years ago. Now there’s no excuse to be rained out on a picnic! The most accurate weather forecasts are made …

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How Does Heat on Earth Resemble a Household Budget?

After the sun’s energy enters the Earth’s atmosphere the heat is either absorbed—(taken in, reflected—hitting a barrier and bouncing off), or scattered—(hitting a barrier and bouncing off in many different directions). The heat left on Earth is equal to the amount of heat absorbed minus the amount of heat given …

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Making Quality Compost on a Garden Scale

Benefits Among the attributes of compost are – Immobilizes nutrients in the bodies of microorganisms. This keeps nutrients, especially nitrogen, from leaching out of the pile. When the finished compost is applied to the soil, nutrients are released slowly and in forms available to plants. Increases soil organic matter and …

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