Elephant facts

7 Amazing Science Facts

1. The Earth is a giant magnet: The inner core of Earth is a sphere of solid iron. Variation in temperature and density, currents this iron, and produces an electrical current. Alongside the Earth’s spin, this creates a magnetic field.

earth fact

2. Hawaii moves closer to Alaska every year: The Earth’s crust is split into segments known as tectonic plates. The hot, less-dense rock rises before cooling and sinking. The consequence of this is a minute shifting of where rock (and the land above it) is placed. The Pacific Plate is drifting slowly north towards the North American Plate. Meaning it is around 7.5cm closer every year


3. Elephants are the only animals that can’t jump. They are simply too heavy to make a leap.

.Elephant facts

4.50% of the world’s oxygen is produced by the sea: Our first thought may be the rainforest. But did you know half of the world’s oxygen is actually produced by plankton, seaweed and other ocean-based photosynthesis.


5. The Eiffel Tower grows in summer: As Substances are heated up, particles move more and take up a larger volume which is known as thermal expansion. This effect is most dramatic in gases but it also affects liquids and solids too. It is the reason see bridges were built with expansion points.

Eiffel Tower Facts

6. Like fingerprints, everyone’s tongue print is different.

tongue facts

7. You can’t kill yourself by holding your breath. It is because breath-holding is a voluntary act which gets overpowered by an involuntary act of urges to breathe at a certain point.

Holding breathe

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