Monthly Archives: January, 2013

Who was Mozart?

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was one of the greatest musicians of all times.  Mozart was born in Salzburg, Austria, in 1756. Mozart learned to write music before he could write words.  He learned to play the harpsichord (an early kind of piano) at the age of 4. When he was only five years old, he not …

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What causes colored snow?

Did you know that snow is not always white?  Red, blue, yellow and even black snow is sometimes seen in many parts of the world. The snow is not really these colors!  If you live in a dusty place, bits of yellow dust in the air may stick to the falling snowflakes and make them …

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Where does a flower get its smell?

Most flowers, as we know, are the brightly colored blossoms of plants.  Many  flowers have very pleasing odors. The flower gets its smell from a fragrant oil that the petals produce. As the smell-producing oil evaporates into the air around the flower we can smell the sweet fragrance it gives off. While the sweet smell of rose …

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