The lake Baikal reluctantly reveals its secrets
Scientists from Russia, Germany, Switzerland and England are looking at the bottom of lake Baikal responses to questions about how life evolved and changed the climate of Central Asia millions…

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Swimmers from Russia in the first world are going to cross the famous Loch ness
Russian athletes and fans are preparing to set a world record. Altai walruses are going to swim across Loch ness. Not across and along - so, if you're lucky, meet…

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Yellowstone Volcano, Wyoming (Canada and USA (mainland)
11km NNW of West Yellowstone, Montana Yellowstone is one of the largest known volcanoes in the world and the largest volcanic system in North America. The volcano is found above…

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Victoria is the largest lake in Africa

When you are in Uganda, make a trip to lake Victoria. Only in this lake is home to fish, Marco, in other bodies of water the fish lived 300 million years ago. She is able to hold the inhaled air in the gills – so only makes a man: holds the air in his lungs. This fish represents the element of the so-called “adapter”, between the fish and animals on land. In addition to this unique fish in the lake full – full of crocodiles. Another phenomenon – an unimaginably rapid formation of new species and subspecies of fish – the phenomenon puts Darwin’s theory of evolution to a standstill, as he claimed that this is possible only over a long period of time. But the little fish from lake Victoria baffled not only the theory of Darwin, but of many scientists. On the same place in a few years it is again possible to observe a new appearance. And what absolutely fantastic – the ability to change the fish from this lake you can almost see already in the next generation, even if they live in your aquarium!

In addition to its rich underwater world and its inhabitants, the lake is also known in that it originates the sacred Nile. Victoria – the largest lake in Africa and second largest in the world. Fresh water in the lake is of excellent quality, Continue reading

Man and the world. Grade 3. Reservoirs. The land of blue rivers and lakes

The outline of the lesson on the subject “Man and world”. Grade 3

Topic: Bodies Of Water. The land of blue rivers and lakes

Lesson objectives:

— to form an idea of the diversity of water bodies, their features, to acquaint students with major water bodies (major rivers and lakes);

— to promote students awareness of the value of wetlands as important natural resources of our country, its role in the conservation of exhaustible water resources, fostering a sense of admiration for the beauty of nature of your country;

— to continue the development of skills to read a map – display on the physical map of Belarus water bodies – rivers and lakes, ability to work independently with the textbook.

Equipment: cards with tasks for independent work, physical map of Belarus, contour maps, folding table “Sources of pollution and measures to protect water bodies”.

The course of the lesson

1. Organizational moment

2. Updating knowledge

Oral questioning of students (textbook).

3. The study of new material, review and consolidate the learned

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Hotel Solo: stay on the Solovetsky Islands, river cruises, tours to the Solovetsky monastery and Museum

The hotel “Solo” is a building in the heart of the village of Solovki. For arriving at Solovki hotel offers cozy rooms of different comfort level, modern cafe with good food, a fireplace room, inviting all guests to spend joint leisure.

No matter whether you have arrived as a pilgrim in the courtyard of Solovetsky. did you Solovetsky monastery, Museum or just relaxing on the Solovetsky Islands. – hospitable owners of the hotel are always ready for their guests to kindle the real Russian bath, fishing trips, have a little picnic with shish kebabs or fresh fish.

Everyone who comes to Solovki: the winter tour of artists and philosophers, in the summer many guests gather at the traditional Solovetsky regatta. from may to October, there are the outdoor enthusiasts and fans of history – and they all need a comfortable and inexpensive hotel. Solovki is not the edge, where looking for luxury and entertainment, Solovki is a place where soul can rest.

Going to the Solovetsky Islands, of preferably book in advance: Solovetsky settlement, a map which has only a few streets, though hospitable, but it is too limited Continue reading

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Travel Germany for all lovers of travel
Germany Travel Germany Germany is a country with rich history, great culture and unique traditions. Famous half-timbered houses and medieval stone castles, historic towns and charming villages, crystal clear lakes…

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Hydrogeology - Pinezhsky reserve - State natural reserve pinezhskiy
The Hydrogeological setting of the karst massif of rocks determines the intensity of modern cestovanie. Gipsoangidritovye for the array characterized by the distribution of karst waters in the upper zone.…

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