Category: Ten Interesting Facts

Ten Interesting Facts . . . . . The Revolutionary War

Ten Interesting Facts . . . . The Revolutionary War

Students will enjoy reading these Ten Interesting Facts about the Revolutionary War.  Be sure to head to the bottom of the post for links to a printable version. Check out the foldable organizer link as well. 

#1 ~ Population

The population of the British Colonies in America in 1775 was approximately 2,400,000. This was a small number when compared to the population of London at that time which was almost 1 million. Continue Reading

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Ten Interesting Facts . . . . Veterans Day

Ten Interesting Facts ~ Veterans Day

1. Veterans Day is an official United States holiday that celebrates veterans who served in any U. S. Armed Forces. Continue Reading

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Ten Interesting Facts . . . . Halloween

Ten Interesting Facts . . . .Halloween

Halloween Facts

1.  Chocolate

Chocolate is the most popular type of Halloween candy. It makes up about three-fourths of all trick-or-treat candy.

Candy Type Sales Average Price Introduction Company


$509.85 million

$1.25

1928

Hershey


$500.82 million

$1.15

1941

Mars


$456.91 million

$1.11

1930

Mars


$324.63 million

$1.05

1900

Hershey


$306.51 million

$1.11

1935

Hershey


$116.13 million

$1.56

1993

Mars


$101.27 million

$1.12

1932

Mars


$100.70 million

$1.02

1994

Hershey


$93.46 million

$1.03

1923

Mars


$82.25 million

$1.04

1946

Hershey

2. Amount Continue Reading

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Ten Interesting Facts . . . . Worms

Earthworm

Ten Interesting Facts about Worms

1. Migration

Worms have not always lived in America. Many scientists believe that worms living in America were killed during the Ice Age. This was approximately 10,000 to 50,000 years ago. During the 1600’s and 1700’s, Europeans brought worms to North America as they were forming the colonies. This was quite by accident. Colonists wanted to bring plants from their native countries to the New World. The worms were living in the dirt that surrounded the plants. Just think, if worms had not been brought to the New World, American soil would be very poor.

2. Harmful?

Some people think worms are bad for the garden. They have seen damage created by pests. Cockroaches, termites, beetles, and silverfish love to eat paper and the binding of books. Malaria is spread to thousands of people each year through mosquito bites. Fleas carry bacteria which can cause humans to get sick when bitten. It’s no wonder that people think earthworms are harmful as well. Continue Reading

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Ten Interesting Facts . . . . The U.S. Constitution

Pennsylvania State House

Ten Interesting Facts . . . .
The U.S. Constitution

1. Philadelphia

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Ten Interesting Facts . . . Volcanoes

Mount St. Helens 2005

Mount St. Helens 2005

Ten Interesting Facts . . . Volcanoes Continue Reading

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Ten Interesting Facts . . . . Surviving in the Wilderness

Ten Interesting Facts . . .
Surviving the Wilderness

  1. Water Needed for Surviving in the Wilderness

    • Humans need eight cups of water each day.

    • When 1% of the total water weight of a person’s body is lost, the person will feel thirsty. Continue Reading

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