You may already know that the earth stores lots of carbon in different places, like the in the ocean and plants. But are there any other major carbon stores?
We generally say the heart is on the left side of the chest because about two-thirds of its mass is to the left of the sternum.
Higher atmospheric CO2 increases the rate of photosynthesis, and thus the amount of carbohydrates in plant leaves.
Although global warming has placed the blame on humans, natural warming and changing weather patterns have also played a part in the gradual warm up.
Scientists have predicted that the consequences of global warming could result in devastating catastrophes, but is there anything we can do to stop it?
Have you ever poured a beer into a glass, and had to wait for the foam to go down before you could drink it? Well next time, stick your finger in it.
Have you heard of the exploding lakes in central Africa? Three exploding lakes are known, each with certain key features. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
The greenhouse effect is not the only man made mechanism responsible for things heating up. Scientists have found that snow is also responsible.
Did you know that plants can clean the ground as well, through a process called phytoremediation? Learn more on this Moment of Science.
After you cover your body in bug spray, you might wonder, just how does this stuff work, and if mosquitoes don't like it, what is it doing to my body?