Really Funny Anagrams

 An anagram is a word, name or phrase formed by rearranging the letters of another, using each original letter only once.

  • A gentleman = Elegant man
  • Debit card =           Bad credit
  • Eleven plus two =  Twelve plus one
  • Hot water =            Worth tea
  • Vacation time =      I am not active
  • Conversation =      Voices rant on
  • The eyes =            They see

Electricity Facts

  • Modern society relies heavily on the convenience and versatility of electricity. 
  • It powers your microwave, helps light your house, lets you watch TV and so much more.
  • Electric current is measured in amperes (amps).
  • Electric potential energy is measured in volts.
  • Two positive charges repel each other, as do two negative charges. 
  • Opposite charges on the other hand attract each other.
  • When an electric charge builds up on the surface of an object it creates static electricity. 
  • You have probably experienced static electricity in the form of a small electric shock, which is what happens when the electric charge is quickly neutralized by an opposite charge.
  • Electric eels can produce strong electric shocks of around 500 volts for both self defense and hunting.
  • Electric circuits can contain parts such as switches, transformers, resistors and transformers.
  • A common way to produce electricity is by hydropower, a process that generates electricity by using water to spin turbines attached to generators.

Sound Facts

  • Sound comes from vibrations. These vibrations create sound waves which move through mediums such as air and water before reaching our ears.
  • Our ears vibrate in a similar way to the original source of the vibration, allowing us to hear many different sounds.
  • Dogs can hear sound at a higher frequency than humans, allowing them to hear noises that we can’t.
  • Sound is used by many animals to detect danger, warning them of possible attacks before they happen.

Funny Science Facts

  • Rabbits and parrots can see behind themselves without even moving their heads!
  • Butterflies taste food by standing on top of it! Their taste receptors are in their feet unlike humans who have most on their tongue.
  • Most of the dust in your home is actually dead skin! Yuck!
  • Although the Stegosaurus dinosaur was over 9 metres long, its brain was 
  •     only the size of a walnut.
  • Humans get a little taller in space because there is no gravity pulling down on them.

Mexico Fun Facts for Kids

Read about the highest mountain in Mexico, its national symbol, population, 
tourism, language, cuisine, sporting culture and much more.

  • The official name of for Mexico is the United Mexican States.
  • Mexico is the 11th most populated country in the world with 
  •     around 117 million people (as of July 2012).
  • Mexico is the 14th largest country by land area.
  • There are 31 states in Mexico as well as the capital city (Mexico City).