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Ten Facts about Giant Pandas

Giant Pandas are native to China.

  1. Name The pandas name means “black and white cat-foot.” This comes from their distinctive black and white coloring. Pandas have black ears, eyes, and legs, with white heads and bodies. They are referred to as giant pandas to separate them from red pandas. Giant pandas, unlike red pandas, are bears. 2. Diet In […]

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Ten Facts About Dinosaurs

Dinosaurs collection by Bassem

Dinosaurs were one of the first animals to roam the Earth. We are always learning more about them. 1. When did they live? Dinosaurs first appeared in what is known as the Triassic period, 231.4 million years ago. Different species of dinosaurs lived at different times. There was some type of dinosaur alive until 66 […]

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Ten Facts about Mars

Mars, as seen from the Hubble Telescope

1. Where is Mars? Mars is the fourth Planet from the Sun, after Mercury, Venus, and Earth. Mars is about 141,600,000 miles away from the Sun. The closest Mars has gotten to Earth was about 35 million miles away. However, it is usually 140 million miles away from the Earth. 2. The Red Planet Mars […]

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Ten Facts about Apollo 11

Neil Armstrong on the surface of the moon.

  1. Moon landing Apollo 11 was the first space flight to land humans on the moon. 2. Crew The crew of the Apollo 11 consisted of Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Michael Collins. Neil Armstrong was the first to set foot on the moon, followed by Buzz Aldrin. Michael Collins remained in the spacecraft […]

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Ten Facts About The Pituitary Gland

The Pituitary Gland

Also called the “master gland”, the pituitary gland is an important part of the endocrine system. Its purpose is to make sure the body produces the correct type and amount of hormones at all times. This is essential for the body to stay healthy. 1. Endocrine System The endocrine system works with the nerves to […]

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10 Amazing Facts About the Human Heart

The Human Heart

    Keeping 6 quarts of blood flowing through the entire body is hard work. It’s all done at the center of the chest by the heart. This amazing organ is one of the first to develop in babies and works every second of life to allow the body to carry on. 1. Where It’s […]

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