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Science Facts

We used an app on our iPod Touches called 10,000 Science Facts. We wrote down five science facts that we found out from the app into our copies. Here are some of the facts that we found out:

  • Chickens are 75% water
  • All babies are colour blind when they are born
  • One out of every four million lobsters are blue
  • An asteroid can destroy earth but it can’t harm Jupiter
  • Eating an apple adds five minutes to a person’s life
  • When an astronaut returns to earth from space, he can be up to two inches taller
  • The strongest bone in your body is the thigh bone and it is hollow
  • You can get 400 Quarter Pounder burgers from one cow
  • A butterfly has 12,000 eyes
  • A bee must visit 4,000 flowers to get one tablespoon of honey
  • Men are six times more likely to be struck by lightning than women
  • A pineapple is a berry and used to be called an anana
  • Buzz Aldrin, the second man on the moon, his mother’s maiden name was “Moon”
  • 27% of dogs and 7% of cats snore
  • A bird’s heart beats 400 times a minute when resting and 1000 times a minute when flying
  • A baby doesn’t have tears until it is six or eight weeks old
  • The smallest dinosaur egg found is 3cm long
  • 87% of a raw apple is water.
  • Elephants are afraid of mice
  • Bees can travel 4,000,000 miles at 7mph on the energy it would obtain from 1 gallon of nectar
  • A duck has three eyelids
  • 75% of wild birds die before reaching six months old
  • 100,000 earthquakes can be felt every year
  • Jellyfish were born 650 million years before dinosaurs and sharks

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