A model dam can be made from a few items normally already found in the kitchen. Use a Tupperware of similar plastic container, some sand, rocks and water to create a model of a structure that retains water.Continue Reading
To make a model dam, PBS Kids recommends placing sand in the plastic container and digging a trench in the sand that resembles the shape of a flowing river. Pick a point along the trench to build the dam. Place small rocks on it and enclose them with Popsicle sticks that stand upright. Pour a little water down the trench to start the river to see if the dam is constructed well enough to withstand the flow but still allow some water to enter the structure.
Dams are sometimes associated with levees or floodgates. Both are used to control water flow. But levees are designed to prevent water from flowing into regions. The purpose of a dam is to retain water that may also be transferred to other locations. In addition to water retention, dams can help generate electricity with the help of hydro power.
Natural causes and wildlife such as beavers help form dams. Dams can also be man-made. Man-made dams are classified by several factors, including size, height, structure and purpose.Learn more about Electricity
To properly organize a kitchen, aprons, dish towels and potholders should be hung on pegs at least 2 feet from the stove, cookware should be organized by frequency of use, and cooking items should be organized by purpose. Simple kitchen organization tools and equipment, such as racks, cabinet organizers and containers, can make the task easier.Full Answer >
While there are several items essential for equipping a first kitchen, Fox News recommends sticking with the basics, such as a saute pan. All metal saute pans work for stovetop and oven cooking. Saute pans should be heavy for their size.Full Answer >
To renovate a kitchen on a budget, choose to reuse existing items, such as cabinets, and add low-cost decorative pieces into the room. Painting walls and changing hardware, for instance, updates the appearance of the kitchen inexpensively.Full Answer >
Frigidaire began selling kitchen appliances with its first electric refrigerator model in 1916 under the name of the Guardian Frigerator Company. The company was bought by General Motors in 1918 and renamed Frigidaire. Following the acquisition by GM, Frigidaire's production facilities and methods were improved using mass production techniques.Full Answer >