Blog Entries - 2016
Aluminum. A material that won't corrode. It's flexible, lightweight yet strong and the most abundant metal in the Earth's crust. It's no surprise the aluminum has the atomic number 13. It' so versatile! I bet you didn't know in nature it can combine with over 270 different minerals.
Radar Speed Signs. You’ve probably seen then in school zones, like the picture posted alongside this post. This speed sign is in my area and while it’s not always on, displaying driver’s speeds as they zoom on by, it’s more than likely recording data.
Our coral reefs are precious and rare. Coral bleaching happens when the temperature of the ocean water is a few degrees above the normal summer temperature for longer than 2 weeks. Climate change has already risen the normal water temperature by 1 degree over the past century. This makes the water warmer to begin with. The coral is dying. Literally.
Like most people, you may have heard this term but then again, maybe you haven’t. It’s a term used when it comes to steel. Everyone has seen a rusty nail at some point in their life. Galvanizing prevents that from happening. Now, you’re probably thinking, how does this affect me?