Use the simple present tense to indicate facts:
Water consists of hydrogen and oxygen.
Many birds fly south for the winter.
Hawaii is in the Pacific Ocean.
Use the simple present tense to indicate routine actions or habits.
John brushes his teeth every day.
Carol usually drives to work.
On weekdays the Robinsons eat at 7:00.
Use simple present tense with non-action verbs in present time..
Calvin likes chocolate chip cookies.
That casserole smells delicious.
I think that Mr. Penrod is very nice.