Young children have developed an innate curiosity, which makes them constantly ask questions about everything around them. It is the main reason why they learn so quickly. Science often provides the answers to their questions. Encouraging their eagerness to explore and learn is fundamental to their intellectual development.
Here are some scientific facts:
- The heart beats about 100,000 times per day; and ejects about 5 liters of blood per minute.
- The sun is 30,000 times bigger than the earth. Its core reaches temperatures of 15 million degrees.
- The human brain constantly produces electricity, which is enough to light a small lamp.
- Methuselah is the world’s oldest tree; it is 4,847 years old. It is in the Inyo National Forest, located in California, United States.
- Boreal whales are the longest-living mammals, living more than 200 years and weighing between 100 and 120 tons.
- The human body contains 37 trillion different cells and 100 trillion microbes.
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