10 Facts About The World1. In the state of Alaska there are more Caribou than there are people.
2. Can you believe the whole Atlantic ocean has fewer species of fish than the Amazon river?
3. The very middle or core of the sun is believed to be about 27 million degrees fahrenheit.
4. Toothpicks injure nearly 9,000 people every year.
5. Oxygen forms approximately 47% of the crust of the Earth.
6. An Earth day is not 24 hours long. It’s actually 23h, 56m, 4s which is the time that the planet needs to rotate on its own axis.
7. Earth is the only planet from the solar system which has water in all the matter states: gas (as clouds), liquid (rain, sea, etc) and solid (ice).
8. Scientists say that an Earth day had around 20 hours a few million years ago and that a million years from now it will have 27 hours.
9. Did you know that on July 21st 1983, the coldest temperature ever on the planet earth was recorded at a frightening 128.6 degrees fahrenheit below zero (-89.2 ºC) in Antarctica by Soviet scientist at the Vostok expedition station?
10. The oldest tree on Earth is estimated to be about 4600 years old and it’s a bristlecone pine from California.