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Month: May 2022

Facts About Mary Anning

Facts About Mary Anning: Discover the Famous Fossil Hunter

While scientists were trying really hard to expand the fossil record, a young English girl was dedicated to searching through rocks on the beach. She was on the hunt for things she called ‘curiosities’ – unusually shaped bits of rock that she would sell to help support her poor family after her father died. Her name was Mary Anning. And while she didn’t know it at the time, she …

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Angles

Different Types Of Angles

Definition of an Angle An angle is formed when two straight lines or rays meet at a common endpoint. The common point of contact is called the vertex of an angle. The word angle comes from a Latin word named ‘angulus,’ meaning “corner.” Definition of a Degree A degree usually denoted by ° is the unit …

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Top 10 Mae Jemison Quotes

1. “Never be limited by other people’s imagination; never limit others because of your own limited imagination.” Mae Jemison Tweet 2. “Don’t let anyone rob you of your imagination, your creativity, or your curiosity. It’s your place in the world; it’s your life. Go on and do all you can with it, and make it …

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Basic Geometry Formulas

Basic Geometry Formulas

Here is the list of geometry formulas for different geometric shapes such as flat 2D shapes and 3D shapes like spheres, cones, and prisms.  Geometry deals with the different aspects of various shapes and figures. In everyday life, we apply geometry when determining the distance we have to walk from one place to another, putting …

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Ellen Crocker

Watch Forest and Natural Resources Researcher Ellen Crocker at Work

Ellen Crocker is an Assistant Professor at the University of Kentucky in the Department of Forestry and Natural Resources. She works on a wide range of research, education, and outreach related to threats to forests and sustainable management approaches. I love talking with people about their trees and how to keep their forests healthy. I …

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Rachael Bonoan

Watch Behavioral Ecologist Researcher Rachael Bonoan at Work

Hi, I’m Rachael! I’ve been studying insects for eight years, but I’ve been observing them for most of my life. As a kid, I spent summer evenings collecting June bugs, moths, caterpillars; whatever I could find. I kept my finds in mesh bug cages for a couple of hours, made observations, and set them free. …

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