Seeds – Germination – Stems and Roots – Leaves – Flowers – Pollination
The plant life cycle begins with a seed. The seed will sprout and produce a tiny, immature plant called a seedling. The seedling will grow to adulthood and form a mature plant. The mature plant will reproduce by forming new seeds which will begin the next life cycle.
America is named in honor of Amerigo Vespucci for his discovery of the mainland of the New World. Amerigo Vespucci (1454-1512) was an Italian explorer, financier, navigator and cartographer. He set forth the revolutionary concept that the lands that Christopher Columbus sailed to in 1492 were part of a separate continent. Vespucci and Columbus were actually good friends. Amerigo Vespucci explored the New World through 4 voyages. A map created in 1507 by Martin Waldseemüller was the first to depict this new continent with the name “America,” a Latinized version of “Amerigo.”
Taumatawhakatangihangakoauauotamateaturipukakapikimaungahoronukupokaiwhenuakitanatahu is in New Zealand.
At 85 characters, this place name is one of the longest in the world.
Near Porangahau in Hawke’s Bay is an unassuming hill known as “Taumata whakatangi hangakoauau o tamatea turi pukakapiki maunga horo nuku pokai whenua kitanatahu”, which translates into English as “the place where Tamatea, the man with the big knees, who slid, climbed and swallowed mountains, known as ‘landeater’, played his flute to his loved one.” Locals simply call it Taumata Hill.
Decomposition vs Biodegradation – What’s the difference ? Decomposition is a biological process through which organic material is reduced to compose while biodegradation is the decomposition of any material by microorganisms.
Top 10 Internet Users in the World
Vint Cert and Robert E. Kahn
- The Internet is a global system of interconnected computer networks that use the standard Internet protocol suite (TCP/IP) to link several billion devices worldwide.
- Vinton Gray “Vint” Cerf (born 1943) is an American internet pioneer. who is recognized as one of “the Fathers of the Internet“, sharing this title with American engineer Robert E. Kahn (born 1938) and Donald Davies. Cerf is the co-designer of the TCP/IP protocols and the architecture of the Internet.
Keratin is the protein that makes up our hair, skin, and nails. Throughout the years, melanocyctes continue to inject pigment into the hair’s keratin, giving it a colorful hue. With age comes a reduction of melanin. The hair turns gray and eventually white.
In 1910, a Father’s Day celebration was held in Spokane, Washington, at the YMCA by Sonora Smart Dodd (1882-1978) often referred to as the “Mother of Father’s Day,” She was 16 years old when her mother died in 1898, leaving her father William Jackson Smart to raise Sonora and her five younger brothers on a remote farm in Eastern Washington. In 1909 when Sonora heard a Mother’s Day sermon at Church in Spokane, she was inspired to propose that fathers receive equal recognition.