5 Earth Facts to Blow Your Kid’s Mind

Lots More Information


What 'An Inconvenient Truth' Got Right (And Wrong) About Climate Change

What 'An Inconvenient Truth' Got Right (And Wrong) About Climate Change

With a sequel out now, what did Al Gore's documentary 'An Inconvenient Truth' get right? Learn more in this HowStuffWorks Now article.

Related Articles


  • Allen, Jesse. "Ask an Astrophysicist." NASA's Imagine the Universe. Dec. 1, 2005. (March 29, 2012) http://imagine.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/ask_astro/answers/980202b.html
  • Buis, Alan. "Chilean Quake May Have Shortened Earth Days." NASA. March 1, 2010. (March 29, 2012) http://www.nasa.gov/topics/earth/features/earth-20100301.html
  • Buis, Alan. "Japan Quake May Have Shortened Earth Days, Moved Axis." NASA. March 14, 2011. (March 29, 2012) http://www.nasa.gov/topics/earth/features/earth-20100301.html
  • Choi, Charles Q. "Strange but True: Earth is not Round." Scientific American. April 12, 2007. (March 29, 2012) http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=earth-is-not-round
  • Krauss, Lawrence Maxwell. "Atom: an odyssey from the big bang to life on earth-- and beyond." Back Bay Books. 2002.
  • McDonald, Charlotte. "Who, What, Why: Is the Earth getting lighter?" BBC News Magazine. Jan. 30, 2012. (March 29, 2012) http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-16787636
  • NASA StarChild. "Stars." (March 29, 2012) http://starchild.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/StarChild/universe_level2/stars.html
  • St. Maurice, Dr. Martin. "Is it true that we're breathing the same molecules once breathed by the dinosaurs, Julius Caesar or Jesus Christ?" Marquette Magazine. 2011. (March 29, 2012) http://www.marquette.edu/magazine/recent.php?subaction=showfull&id=1273588200
  • U.S. Geological Survey Hawaiian Volcano Observatory. "Earth Tides and Video Monitoring." May 28, 1998. (March 29, 2012) http://hvo.wr.usgs.gov/volcanowatch/archive/1998/98_05_28.html

More to Explore