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Polar lands are the areas spreading across the poles

Polar lands are the areas spreading across the poles. These areas are permanently covered with ice. In the Arctic Circle, ice floats on the surface of the seas and is just a few metres thick. On the other hand, in the Antarctic Circle, ice covers the top of rocky landmasses and at some places it […]

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Gravitational force of the Earth pulls the atmosphere downwards

Gravitational force of the Earth pulls the atmosphere downwards. This creates pressure in the air. We cannot feel the air pressure because the pressure inside our body balances the air pressure outside. Weather depends on air pressure also. In high pressure areas, air sinks down absorbing the moisture and bringing fine weather. While in low […]

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Oxygen is also called the life gas

Oxygen is also called the ‘life gas’. It is indispensable for the survival of the living beings. Living things take in oxygen from the air. Oxygen helps release energy from the food they consume. Oxygen is often used together with carbon, hydrogen and nitrogen which in turn builds new molecules in the bodies. The process […]

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The surroundings in which we live forms our environment

The surroundings in which we live forms our environment. This includes our home, our school and all the people, animals and plants that live around us. Our environment also includes the air around us and the soil where plants grow. Every animal and plant has its own environment. The science that deals with the study […]

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