Catalina Island’s Fresh Water

Catalina Island’s Fresh Water

 Water is an essential part of life for almost every single animal on planet earth. Without water, life on this planet may not have ever been possible. Human beings are no exception. Humans rely on water as a biological necessity as well as a...

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Saving Water 101

Saving Water 101

The drought in California isn’t new, but it definitely is not getting any better. Here, on Catalina Island, we feel the effects of the dry weather in Southern California with full force. The lack of rain is magnified on the island, as our...

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Water: The Most Precious Life Source!

Water: The Most Precious Life Source!

Water…it’s everywhere! As the most precious resource to living creatures on Earth, water constitutes about 71% of the planet’s surface, with 96% of it belonging to the oceans. The amount of freshwater on Earth exists on a much smaller scale, with...

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Water in Motion: The Freshwater Cycle

Water in Motion: The Freshwater Cycle

Seventy-one percent of the Earth’s surface is covered in water that is constantly in motion. The total amount of water in the world never really changes, it just takes on new forms and moves to new places, from sky to sea to ground. This process...

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Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!

 A Poem in honor of Dr. Seuss by Max Veenema One fish, two fish, here’s to you fish Every once in awhile comes along a great writer, they are witty, and sharp. Their words couldn’t be brighter. One of those people, has shaped many a mind...

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How Is Sand Formed?

How Is Sand Formed?

Sand is a result of the breakdown of Earth’s crust. Sand is formed over a long period of time by water, wind, gravity, and tectonics, among other forces. Water provides movement of sediment from the beginning of streams and inland areas down...

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