Wednesday, January 17, 2018

A Water-Filled World

A Water-Filled World

March 1, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

If the person who named our planet Earth was being accurate, it would have a name that reflects how over 70 percent of the planet is water. What would you call it — Ocean, Liquid, Aqua, Water, or maybe Moisture? I’d probably go with the first choice, as most of all water on our planet […]

Unlocking the Locks

Unlocking the Locks

November 1, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

Imagine cruising all the way around South America or going up and above Canada to get to the west coast of the United States. Historically, a vessel would have to do so, braving the elements and being at sea much longer, before the Panama Canal opened in 1914. The concept of building a ship canal […]

Where do the Spookiest Sea Monsters Live?

Where do the Spookiest Sea Monsters Live?

October 1, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Karen Bonnet is the author of a children’s fiction adventure, Whale Island and the Mysterious Bones, a publicist, wife to Lou, mother, and grandmother. Her writing is inspired by her passions and life experiences; she enjoys talking about her love of whales at elementary schools.