MONGOL EMPIRE

The Mongol Empire existed during the 13th and 14th centuries; it became the largest contiguous land empire in history.

In the late 1100s, a master chieftain united a group of wandering tribes into a powerful army. He was called Genghis Khan; the tribes were the Mongols. All were toughened by a harsh life spent herding on the treeless plains of northeastern Asia. Determined to train the best army of his time, Genghis built up […]

POLLUTION

Pollution exists in many forms and affects many different aspects of Earth’s environment

Pollution exists in many forms and affects many different aspects of Earth’s environment. The main types of pollution are Air pollution, Water pollution, Soil pollution, solid waste, Hazardous waste and Noise pollution. What Are the Causes of Air Pollution? Air pollution is caused by the gases and smoke, which are produced by burning fuel, such […]

SOIL

Soil is formed from the weathering of rocks and minerals.

The formation of soil is a very long term process. Nearly 1.000 years for the formation of soil. Soil is formed from the weathering of rocks and minerals. The surface rocks break down into smaller pieces through the process of weathering and mix with the organic matter, thus, forming the soil. Three Main Types of […]

VOLCANOES

Volcanoes are the part of the process of bringing material from the deep interior of a planet and spilling it forth on the surface. Eruptions also eject new molecules into the atmosphere.

Volcanoes are the part of the process of bringing material from the deep interior of a planet and spilling it forth on the surface. Eruptions also eject new molecules into the atmosphere. What Are Volcanoes? Volcanoes are conical hills with a tunnel shaped hollow from which the eruption of hot materials take place. Name of […]

MOUNTAINS

The high ground, which has a height of over 300m, is a mountain. The hill is a smaller form of mountain

The high ground, which has a height of over 300m, is a mountain. The hill is a smaller form of mountain. How Many Types the Mountains Are Divided? Mountains are divided into four types according to their mode of origin. They are Fold mountains, Block mountains, Volcanic mountains and Residual mountains. What Are Old Mountains? […]

HOW DO LEGEND AND SEASONAL CHANGE COMBINE TO MAKE THE MID-AUTUMN FESTIVAL?

How Do Legend and Seasonal Change Combine to Make the Mid-autumn Festival?

According to one folk tale, autumn is when the ethereal husband and wife, the Herd-boy (Ngưu Lang) and the Weaving-girl (Chức nữ), are allowed to meet. The two spend the rest of the year separated by the Milky Way. During lunar Mid-Autumn, their tears fall to the earth in a light rain called “ngâu rain”, […]

WHAT ARE THE MOST POPULAR DISHES EATEN DURING THE MID-AUTUMN FESTIVAL?

Moon cakes are a sweet specialty found throughout Viet Nam in Mid-Autumn

Moon Cakes These are a sweet specialty found throughout Viet Nam in Mid-Autumn. If a cake is perfectly made, one can finish the entire treat without feeling bloated. If not, then even one slice can seem too much. The recipe determines how delicious, rich, or soft a cake is and how long it will last […]

LION DANCE AND RITUAL OBJECT OF MID-AUTUMN

The Lion dance and the white rabbit are specific features of Mid-Autumn

Why Do People Perform the Lion Dance? Once upon a time, there was a woodcutter who lived in the forest. On one moonlit Min-Autumn night, he saw a big lion playing with the moonlight by the forest stream. The lion jumped into the stream to catch the reflection of the moon in the water, but […]

ROCKS

The rocks were originally formed from the molten Magma, which erupted from the interior of the earth. Powerful Earth movements have helped some of the rocks to rise to the top surface.

The rocks were originally formed from the molten Magma, which erupted from the interior of the earth. Powerful Earth movements have helped some of the rocks to rise to the top surface. What is the Difference Between Magma and Lava? When the molten rock is below the Earth’s surface, it is called Magma. While on […]

WHAT IS WEATHER

The way in which the Earth’s atmosphere behaves is known as weather. It may be hot or cold, windy or still, raining, snowing or hailing.

The way in which the Earth’s atmosphere behaves is known as weather. It may be hot or cold, windy or still, raining, snowing or hailing. The overall temperature and patterns of weather in a particular place is known as climate. As the weather changes from day to day, therefore, it is very much difficult to […]

BIOSPHERE

The biosphere also known as the ecosphere, is the worldwide sum of all ecosystems. It can also be termed the zone of life on Earth, a closed system, and largely self-regulating

The biosphere also known as the ecosphere, is the worldwide sum of all ecosystems. It can also be termed the zone of life on Earth, a closed system, and largely self-regulating What Keeps the Biosphere Going? Solar energy keeps the Biosphere going. It comprises 99.98% of the total energy supply of the Biosphere. Earth receives […]

WEATHER AND CLIMATE

Weather is the name given to the atmospheric condition. Climate, on the other hand, is the average condition of weather obtaining in a country or a place for a long period

Weather is the name given to the atmospheric condition. Climate, on the other  hand, is the average condition of weather obtaining in a country or a place for a long period. When Does the Weather Take Place and Why Does is Occur? Most weather takes place in the lower layer of the atmosphere. Weather occurs […]

GREEK CIVILIZATION

Greece was a much harder place to live than Egypt, because the soil was not as good and there was not always enough water to grow plants for food. Greek history is usually divided into a Stone Age, a Bronze Age, and an Iron Age

Greece was a much harder place to live than Egypt, because the soil was not as good and there was not always enough water to grow plants for food. So people did not move there until a lot later. Our first evidence of real settlement in Greece comes from about 55,000 BC (57,000 years ago). […]

NATURAL REGIONS

Each country in the world has different climate as well as natural region

What Are the Characteristic Features of the Mediterranean Region? The Mediterranean region lies between 300 to 400 North and South of Equator on the western side of the continents. The summer are hot while winters are mild and rainy. The annual rainfall is about 20 to 40 inches. What Are the Features of Monsoon Region? […]