I do my chores each Saturday.
First, I fold the laundry and put it away.
Then I sweep and mop the kitchen floor.
After that, I empty all the garbage cans and
the recycling. Finally, when all of my chores are
finished, I can go outside to play.
Did you know that not all deserts are
hot? Both hot and cold deserts are very
dry, but unlike hot deserts, cold deserts have long
winters when the temperatures can reach below
freezing. Cold deserts also get a great deal of
snow, which is certainly not true for hot deserts.
Electricity can flow through some kinds
of materials, but not through others.
Materials that electricity can flow through are
called conductors. Metal and water are both
conductors. By contrast, materials that electricity
cannot flow through are called insulators. Plastic,
glass, fabric, and wood are all insulators.
Today more people are connected to
the internet than ever before, not only at
home, but also on mobile devices such as
smartphones and tablets. Many of these people
now get their news from the internet rather than
reading newspapers. As a consequence, many
newspapers have gone out of business.
Beagles are medium-sized members
of the hound family. Beagles generally
make good pets because they are intelligent,
good-natured, and good with children. Beagles
are also quite playful and need a great deal
President Barack Obama was born in
Hawaii on August 4, 1961. He graduated
from high school in 1979. After attending
college at Harvard, he married Michelle Robinson
in 1992. Obama became an Illinois senator in
1997 and on January 20, 2009, he became the
44th president of the United States of America.
An earthquake that occurs under the
ocean may cause a tsunami. A tsunami is
a series of giant waves that can cause a great
deal of destruction, as well as many deaths when
it hits the coast. So, if you are ever at the beach
and hear a tsunami warning siren, you should run
to higher ground as fast as you can.
Next time you are thirsty, try drinking a
glass of water instead of a soda. Although
both will quench your thirst, soda is full of sugar and
chemicals. Water, on the other hand, is a much
healthier choice. Water helps your digestive system
to function properly and keeps you immune
system strong so you won't get sick.
When farmers use fertilizer to fertilize
their crops, the left over fertilizer can
run into nearby ponds, streams and rivers.
The result is that the nutrient-rich fertilizer
causes way too much algae to grow. All that algae
is bad for the plants and animals that live there.
Mrs. Jonas was worried about Marco
because he often fell asleep in class. She
decided to call Marco's parents to discuss the
problem. During the phone call, Mrs. Jonas
suggested that an earlier bedtime might help
Marco to get more sleep at night so that he would
not need to sleep during class.