BSB directory BSB Education BSB lectures BSB Mission Patient Earth Germany has a lot of industry using many different elements to produce goods sent out all over Earth
Logo of Bear Springs Blossom Nature Conservation, international charitable nonprofit organization providing nature conservation education to all countries on Earth Signature of Bear Springs Blossom Nature Conservation, international charitable nonprofit organization
Want to Keep Earth Beautiful?

Future living

Our Earth

BSB Philosophy

About BSB - - Contact BSB

Earth News
BSB Environmental conservation education online: learning on the pc or handy or cell phone has become east today. Silicon is a chemical element with symbol Si and atomic number 14. A hard and brittle crystalline. A member of group 14 in the periodic table, along with carbon above it and germanium, tin, and lead below. Rather un-reactive, has a very large chemical affinity for oxygen. Elements, the most important particles. Learn to understand Earth's environment: Work with us to keep many countries on Earth beautiful. Uncountable elements are affecting our life. In all countries a better updated nature education is needed, basis of understanding life. Better informed industry leaders can raise profits with green technology. High energy demand by outdated energy production facilities + low conservation efforts combined with low nature education levels lead to environmental disasters. A chemical element is a species of atoms having the same number of protons in their atomic nuclei. 118 elements are identified, of which the first 94 occur naturally on Earth with the remaining 24 being synthetic elements. BSB-research published helps to keep Nature beautiful + to secure our future + to have a better life!
E-learning using your pc or cell phone
Life-changing events are in front of us!

Silicon element Si

You all know that everything we see or don't see is made out of elements. Silicon SI is one of them.

When we look into the Lithosphere
Silicon is on second place.
Oxygen...... 46.4%
Silicon..... 27.8%
Aluminum.... 8.1%
Iron......... 5.0%
Calcium...... 3.7%
Sodium....... 2.8%
Potassium.... 2.6%
Magnesium.... 2.1%
Titanium..... 0.4%
Conservation education online: look at the imaginary shapes of different molecules. Water is made out of two elements. Humans need oxygen to live, to exist. Carbon for food and live. Fresh water, rivers lakes, ice account for less than 3 percent of all the molecule h2o build by oxygen and hydrogen, important and abundant elements needed as resource
When we look at our Universe we find the following elements:

Element Mass fraction in parts per million
Hydrogen....739,000
Helium.........240,000
Oxygen.........10,400
Carbon..........4,600
Neon..............1,340
Iron..............1,090
Nitrogen...........960
Silicon..............650
Magnesium......580
Sulfur...............440
Conservation education online: look at the imaginary shapes of different molecules. Water is made out of two elements. Humans need oxygen to live, to exist. Carbon for food and live. Fresh water, rivers lakes, ice account for less than 3 percent of all the molecule h2o build by oxygen and hydrogen, important and abundant elements needed as resource

What do you think?
Do humans use Si Silicon?

Yes, the glass in your windows is made out of the element silicon!
Semiconductors and silicone polymers have amounts of silicon, and would not work without it.

Maybe you have heard the word silica?
Silica SiO₂ is a common oxide form of silicon. Silicon is commercially prepared using silica in an electric arc furnace. Both silica SiO₂ and silicon Si have lattice structures. But silica differs from silicon due to the presence of silicon-oxygen covalent bonding.
Our bones have some amount of silica.
Some human implants are made out of silicon.
Most solar panels are made from silicon atoms.

You all know sand, also called silica.
The main ingredient of glass is silica.
Cement has parts of silica,
Porcelain has parts of silica.
Things made out of silicon, like baking forms, or seals are used because they withstand high temperatures.
Si has a boiling point of 2355 C
Si has a melting point of 1410 C
Just to name a few things, the element Si silicon is very useful.

The first scientist who prepared and characterized Silicon in pure form was Jöns Jakob Berzelius in 1823.


Shapes of different molecules.
graphic of hydrogen atom and oxygen atom are the most common atoms in the universe
graphic of carbon atom are the most common atoms in the universe
graphic of hydrogen is the most common atoms in the universe
Water is made out of
two elements
2 Hydrogen and
1 Oxygen

There is a constant amount of water on Earth, but over a billion humans do not get enough healthy drinking water!
Science Physics, chemistry education: energy production often needs a lot of water

Water Facts

Water Data

About Water

Why Earth has water

Water testing

Water Filter

Water pH

Salinity

Hydrogen

The H in H2O

Water Pollution

Water life

Earth Oceans

Ocean acidification

Ocean currents

Watershed divide

Riparian Areas

Power from Water

Water conservation

Tips how to save water

Water Conservation/kids

Water + Energy

Water + Trees

Thirsty for water

Water Drought article

Rainwater

Why Rainbows?
BSB Information on Water:
Science Biology, Chemistry, Physics: water full of energy, necessary for life as we know it- update nature education shows you the big picture
- Why does all life on Earth depend on water?
- Why are the oceans salty?
- Why Water is a very special 'juice'?
- Humans can live without food for weeks, but
- without water we will die after 3 days.
- Why do Humans use huge amounts of water to produce electricity?
- Is salt-water more heavy?
- Why can water dissolve so many substances?
- Does water expand when it gets warmer?
Carbon dioxide CO2 is made of
2 oxygen and 1 Carbon atom
Carbon dioxide is part of our air
we breathe in

Air

Nitrogen

Oxygen

Hydrogen

Mercury

CO2 carbon dioxide

Methane gas

Air facts

Greenhouse gas

Global Dimming

Pollution endangers

Dioxins

Powerful air

Colored Air?
BSB Information on Air:
Sometimes a rainbow can be seen in the air. Science can explain:  an update nature education shows you the big picture. Uses of air in daily life. The importance of air in our life.Uses of air in our life. Why is air important to humans
- Humans and all mammals
- need healthy air to survive!
- Air has no borders.
- It travels around Earth.


Earth facts + numbers

Maps of Earth

Earth's Geology

Solar system Earth

Our Planets

Climate Change

Global Warming

Global Dimming

Patient Earth

Life on Earth

Keep Earth clean

Why Keep Earth?

Earth's Oceans

Earth's population

Glob. statistics

Global Issues

Earth's future?

Solar Eclipse

Earth's Spheres

Info about NASA

Earth from Space
BSB Information on Earth:
United States has many shore lines,as have many continents on Earth. Science geography:  an update nature education shows you the big picture
- Why is Earth called the blue planet?

- Why Earth has continents?

- Why Earth has earthquakes?

- Earth, the only home for Humans?

- Earth's solar system is special

- Why is Earth sick?

- Earth climate is changing

- Earth uncountable species

- Astonishing photos from Earth

- .....

BSB Conservation education online: only about 2 percent of Earth water is fresh water. Humans need energy for their pumps to get water to their homes. Fresh water, rivers lakes, ice account for less than 3 percent. Groundwater is a fresh water resource

It is important to protect Nature!
Nature Conservationists protect Earth's resources so humans + animals have a better survival rate!!

International charitable nonprofit 501 c 3
Bear Springs Blossom Nature Conservation
Peter Bonenberger - elected president
Marianne Bonenberger - director of education
We give lectures at your event

When we founded BSB, we thought, everyone should be able to get free education online!
So, we choose a charitable volunteer organization - nobody gets a salary to keep the costs down. Money is only spend on office materials, telephone, paper, website fees, and insurance.

good nature conservation needs updated nature education


Members of Bear Springs Blossom are volunteers
Work with us and update your conservation education


BSB Education    BSB preserves    Lectures    Keep Earth Beautiful    Save Earth    Join
Offline Nature education updated, online and public lectures as keynote speakers. Science lectures biology, physics lectures, nature presentations about mathematics, chemistry, science based climate change. Fun-filled multimedia lectures about nature in worldwide countries, Europe, ocean lectures, school programs, conservation nature education classes courses: BSB Master conservationists + Lone Star Land Steward Award winners in category outreach + education. BSB Master Conservationists Peter Bonenberger + Marianne Bonenberger offer lectures and consulting, power-point power point presentations on conservation education: nature education is part of conservation education. Marianne Bonenberger + Peter Bonenberger use photos, video clips to explain why to live in harmony with nature. Lectures why oceans need protection, lectures on how to save rain forests, history lectures + what to learn from history, lectures on geology. College lectures about sustainability, rain-forests for science classes to secure healthy air + water. With BSB distant learning, online nature education + BSB master conservationist certificate you become an expert on international Nature conservation enabling you to handle coming changes, challenges, helping your family to survive
Educators Peter and Marianne Bonenberger, volunteers, lecturers, presenters of Nature related topics giving a lecture. Environmental education for children + adults

Laws of Nature
Conservation education Earth's environment: fractals in Nature, nature in a perfect balance, beauty
WHAT did God say?
edu@keepearthbeautiful.org
Our Earth - - Why is Earth sick? - - Our Future??

Graphics of Earth's solar system - Earth's Atmosphere

About Life on Earth - - The Gulf stream

Quiz Earth Oceans - - Nature Quotes - - Bacteria uncountable numbers

Hear and feel the wonders of Earth

Thank you for visiting one of over 1000 web-pages! Send us an email with your questions!!
Fair Use Notice
All material on 1000+ BSB web-pages is intended to advance understanding of the environmental, social, scientific, and economic issues of Nature conservation. We believe this constitutes a "fair use" of any copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the U.S. Copyright Law. In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, the material on this site is distributed without profit to those who have expressed an interest in receiving the included information for research and educational purposes. If you wish to use copyrighted material from our websites for purposes of your own that go beyond "fair use," you must obtain permission from the copyright owner. If you are the owner of copyrighted material(s) appearing on this site, and wish it to be removed, please contact us directly.