How Barrier Islands Work - From Atlantic City to Miami Beach, barrier islands are popular vacation spots and amazing ecosystems. Go exploring.
How Floods Work - Flooding has claimed more lives than any other natural disaster. Find out how a gentle stream becomes a raging torrent.
How Hurricanes Work - Hurricanes are in the news between July and November every year. Learn how hurricanes work, how they are categorized and even how they get their names!
How Lightning Works - Like many natural phenomena, lightning is not always what it seems. Go behind the mystery and learn what's really going on when lightning strikes.
How Rainbows Work - Rainbows are easily one of nature's most beautiful effects. Have you ever wondered how the colors end up in seemingly perfect bands? Find out exactly how a rainbow is produced.
How Rainforests Work - Tropical rainforests make up only a small part of the Earth's surface, but are home to more than half of the planet's plant and animal species. Learn more about this amazing environment.
How Snow Makers Work - Snow makers are a big part of any ski resort, both for the resort operators and for the skiers. See how these machines combine nature and techology to coat the slopes!
How the Sun Works - The sun is one of those things we take for granted, but life would be impossible without it! Learn all about it!
How Tornadoes Work - The tornado that killed three people in Maryland is just one of the twisters that claimed lives in the U.S. in April 2002. Learn how a tornado forms and how powerful it can get.
How Volcanoes Work - Volcanoes are some of nature's most awe-inspiring displays, with everything from exploding mountaintops to rivers of lava! Learn how all the different types of volcanoes work!
How Wildfires Work - Wildfires burn thousands of acres annually, almost taking on a life of their own. Learn how wildfires are born, live and die.
The Forces of Nature at! - It's tornado season in the U.S. Midwest. Hurricane season is just around the corner. Find articles on these and other forces of nature.