During this unit, we will be studying how scientists do their work and various terms involved in conducting proper scientific investigations.
|Did you know that there are 206 bones in the adult human body and there are 300 in children (as they grow some of the bones fuse together).|
|Flea's can jump 130 times higher than their own height. In human terms this is equal to a 6ft. person jumping 780 ft. into the air.|
|The most dangerous animal in the world is the common housefly. Because of their habits of visiting animal waste, they transmit more diseases than any other animal.|
|Snakes are true carnivorous because they eat nothing but other animals. They do not eat any type of plant material.|
|The world's largest amphibian is the giant salamander. It can grow up to 5 ft. in length.|