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18 06, 2017

Amun – Egyptian god – religion in Ancient Egypt

By |2019-01-24T12:22:03-07:00June 18th, 2017|Africa, Egypt, Religion|0 Comments

The Egyptian god Amun is the blue figure in the center.(From the tomb of Rameses VI at Luxor) Why does Amun have blue skin? Amun (or Amon), in Egyptian religion, was the god of air and wind. He was sometimes invisible, like air. Other times artists showed Amun with blue skin, or as [...]

30 05, 2017

How flowers reproduce – Plant Biology

By |2019-06-11T05:29:37-07:00May 30th, 2017|Biology - Evolution, from cells to modern mammals, birds, and reptiles|0 Comments

Black-eyed Susan (the black in the middle is the seeds) - How flowers reproduce When did flowers evolve? The earliest flowers probably developed about 130 million years ago, in the Cretaceous period, as a way to attract newly evolved flying insects - mainly bees. When did bees evolve? The Cretaceous period All our [...]

29 05, 2017

What is moss? Plant Biology and Evolution

By |2017-05-29T22:55:45-07:00May 29th, 2017|Biology - Evolution, from cells to modern mammals, birds, and reptiles|0 Comments

A moss-covered rock During the Cambrian period, about 540 million years ago, some early plants evolved from earlier algae that could live on land, outside of the water. These plants were like modern moss. All of the animals were still living in the water, so on land there was only moss and mushrooms. [...]