All entries by this author

A Little Equals A Lot

Mar 15th, 2011 | By
A Little Equals A Lot

It doesn’t take much to help save the earth in a big way! Last year my brothers did a Science Fair experiment to see how much water we’d save if we turned off the faucet while we brushed our teeth. How much do you think our family of five saved in a year? 3,364 3/4
[continue reading…]



Spider Web

Mar 10th, 2011 | By
Spider Web

One night I was watching a spider catch a moth outside my window and I wondered why spiders are important to the earth. Well, spiders control bug populations. If you see a spider, you can assume there are a good amount of bugs in that area. If there’s a spider in your house, however, it
[continue reading…]



A Better Holiday Card!

Nov 30th, 2010 | By
A Better Holiday Card!

Did you know that every year 1.5 BILLION holiday cards are sent in the United States alone? And most of those cards end up going right into the garbage at the end of the season. Wouldn’t it be great if something good could come out of all of them instead? Well this might be the
[continue reading…]



Mourning Doves in the Morning

Nov 4th, 2010 | By
Mourning Doves in the Morning

This morning when I woke up I saw seven mourning doves on our swing set. That made me think of all the other birds I see. Birds are always around, but this is a great time of year to see them as they start their migration! I like to watch them feeding. All it takes
[continue reading…]



We May Be Small, But Together We Can Make a Big Difference

Oct 23rd, 2010 | By
We May Be Small, But Together We Can Make a Big Difference

Did you know that global warming is the single most dangerous threat for all animals – including us? Global warming is mainly caused by carbon emissions from cars and industry – and even natural things (like cows farting and burping). For those of you who aren’t really sure what carbon emissions are, here’s what they
[continue reading…]



The Park Spark!

Oct 14th, 2010 | By
The Park Spark!

The big environmental thing is a street lamp made to run on dog poop. The designer is named Mathew Mazzota and he’s working on the lamp as part of the Park Spark Project (www.parksparkproject.com and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/pages/The-Park-Spark-Project/129696893712378). The lamp is installed in a dog park in Cambridge, Massachusetts and it works like this: The
[continue reading…]