Category: Ten Interesting Facts

Ten Interesting Facts . . . . . The Revolutionary War

Ten Interesting Facts about the American Revolutionary War plus free timeline organizer

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.

Also check out the Revolutionary War foldable organizer link as well.  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

Add a little fun to Halloween with these Ten Interesting Facts. Grab the facts in pdf form making them easy to share for distance learning. Great for upper elementary students.

Add a little fun to Halloween with these two activities that pair well together. Learning a little trivia with ‘Ten Interesting Facts.’ Grab the facts in pdf form making them easy to share for distance learning. These are great for upper elementary students.

Next use the facts on the Halloween craftivity. Your students won’t grumble over this writing assignment. The interesting topic is fun to research and write about. The end result makes a terrific bulletin board. See details below the facts.  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 US 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

1.Biggest Volcano

The biggest volcano in our solar system is on Mars. Olympus Mons is 600 km (373 miles) wide and 21 km (13 miles) tall. 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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