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Learn About Boats

Boats help passengers travel over large stretches of deep and shallow water. Sailors take boats over many types of inland bodies of water like rivers and lakes. Some sailors take boats far out into protected areas of water. The term boat and ship are often used as the same thing, but to sailors, they are very different. Boats are small, and ships are large. In most cases, a boat is a watercraft small enough to board another vessel like a ship. Larger boats are actually ships like cargo ships, cruise ships, and ferries.

Different kinds of boats have moved…

Mount Everest

Mount Everest is one of nature’s most beautiful creations and one of the most impressive sights on Earth. As the highest mountain in the world, it has been an obsession for adventurers and explorers all over the world. Many climbers have reached its peak while, sadly, others have attempted to climb the mountain and died. Located in the Himalayan mountain range on the border of Nepal and Tibet (China), Mount Everest’s rocky summit reaches over 29,000 thousand feet above sea level and is covered in snow all year long. There are 18 different climbing routes on Everest, and the…

Learn About Subways

Subways help lots of people travel to urban and suburban areas across the country. A subway system typically operates in an underground part of town, sometimes right underneath city streets. Some subway systems take shortcuts in other places around a city. Others might pass underneath rivers! Parts of an underground subway can rise to the surface and change into a typical above ground railway system. Subway trains contain a number of cars that run along the underground railway. Subways go by other names like the underground railway system, a rapid transit system, metro, or even the tube!