Did you know scientists believe that there could be millions of plant and insect species that have not yet been discovered!
Space and The Universe
The Sun is about 4.5 billion years old and produces 383 billion trillion kilowatts of energy.
Every year the moon moves 3cm away from the Earth.
World War 2
the two main alliances in the second world war were the Allies and the Axis.
the main leaders in WW2 were.Neville Chamberlain(British),Winston Churchill(british),Joseph Stalin(Russian),F D Roosevelt(American),Harry Truman(American),Charles de Gaulle(French),William King(Canadian), Robert Menzies(Australian) and Michael Savage(New Zealand.)
The ancient Greeks believed in immortal gods who watched over the humans from Mount Olympus,the king of these gods was Zeus.
More than 2,000 speacies of butterflies are found in south American rainforests.
Giant bamboo plants can grow up to 9 inches a day.
A rainforest is a forest that are prone to high levels of rainfall.
The Amazon rainforest is the largest tropical rainforest in the world.
There are two types of rainforest,temperate and tropical.
A tropical rainforest is about 28 degrees north or south of the equator.
Temperate rainforests are found in a few regions scattered around the world(Western North America,South-Eastern Australia and New Zealend.)
Around 70% of the earth's surface is covered by water.
Ocien tides are caused by the earth rotating and the gravitational pull of the sun and moon.
The Pacific Ocean contains around 25000 different islands.
The Pacific Ocean is surrounded by the Pacific ring of fire,which is a large collection of active volcanos.
The Atlantic Ocean is the second largest Ocean on Earth and covers over 21% of the earth's surface.
The Indian Ocean is the third largest ocean on Earth and covers around 14% of the Earths surface
The Pacific Ocean is the largest ocean on Earth and covers around 30% of the earths surface.
Some Ancient Egyptians slept on pillows made of stone.
Egypt is the 34th largest country in the world.
Ancient Egyptians used to play a game similar to bowling.
The Egyptians invented the 365 day calendor.
The first pyramid built from stone was built in 2650bc.
Ancient Egyptians used to write in Hierogyliphyics,which used more than 700 pictures to represent different sounds,objects and ideas.
There were no roads as everything was moved on the Nile by boat.
The Egyptians worshipped gods ascociated with animals.
Cats were considered sacred by the Egyptians.
Rich Romans had a heating system called a hypocaust which was a series of tunnels under the florr wich carried hot air around the house.
Romans used aquaducts to supply villages with water,auquaducts were like bridge,on top was a stone channel to carry water.
The Romans were obsessed with keeping clean.Towns and forts had underground drain systems,they were flushed through whith clean water from the springs.
The Romans invented roads.
They also invented catapults.
Instead of using machines the Romans used slaves to do all the dirty,hard jobs.
The Roman crane was powered by slaves or animals.
Only men over 20 could be in the Roman army.
Roman soldiers were not allowed to get married.
Soldiers had to stay in the army for at least 25 years,when they retired they were given a pension or land.