Algae are a fundamental part of our Ecosystems but what are Algae? 🔬
Algae are a diverse group of aquatic organisms that have the ability to conduct photosynthesis and produce their own nourishment by using light energy from the sun ☀️and carbon dioxide in order to generate carbohydrates and oxygen.
You're probably familiar with certain types of algae like seaweeds and pond scum but there is a vast and varied world of algae that are not only helpful to us, but are critical to our existence! 🌍 ... See MoreSee Less
Scientists are tapping algae and plant waste to fuel a sustainable energy future 🌍🔬
"To grow fuel in a wide range of environments that won’t compete with food production, scientists are exploring the huge potential of single-cell organisms such as algae and bacteria. Saltwater algae, for instance, can produce oil directly. And bacteria have the potential to unlock energy bound up in plant waste — so its growth isn’t competing with food"
Truly fascinating. Read more here: 👉https://nyti.ms/2z3aoiO ... See MoreSee Less
Today is #worldkindnessday. A day where we're encouraged to be a little kinder with even just the smallest act of kindness. A smile to someone on their own, checking in on a neighbour or making a special effort with a loved one. How could you be a little kinder today? 😊 ... See MoreSee Less
Our NASA 🌜🚀 pioneered ecosystems 🌍 are incredibly enlightening and visually stimulating educational pieces, perfect for school science lessons or as academy training aids. By engaging students with our Ecospheres, schools can take learning to a new level 🙌
Have your little ones got way too many sweets left over from Halloween? 🎃 Then how about doing some science they can see with a fun lesson in molecular diffusion! 🔬⚛
All you need to do for this science activity is some colorful sweets 🍬 a plate and some water 💦 Simply line the sweets around the edge of the bowl, slowly pour water into the center and watch what happens (and their little faces light up!) 🌈
Looking for a unique and educational gift for the small people in your life? 🎁Our DIY Shrimp World Kit was specifically designed with children in mind 👦👧
Shrimp World is a self contained and self sustaining semi-enclosed ecosystem 🌍The Shrimp World kit includes marine shrimp 🦐 algae, micro-organisms and BioSticks and the little shrimp can live 2 to 3 years or even longer!
Thinking of purchasing an ecosphere for a Christmas present? We are going to start taking preorders starting 1 November! We will be offering free shipping or free base with all our preorders! Feel free to contact us to get on our list now! ... See MoreSee Less