Archive for Tag: weird facts for kids

bottle

It’s Just Plain Weird: A Message in a Bottle and a Website for Bugs

Fisherman Finds Message in a Bottle In April 2019, third graders at Greensboro Day School in North Carolina were given the assignment to write messages and put them in bottles.

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fatbergs

It’s Just Plain Weird: Fatbergs and Helping Orphan Animals

What is a fatberg? This amazing image shows a “fatberg” that blocked a drain in Australia. Similar fatbergs have blocked drains in America and the United Kingdom. One recent headline

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cloud of ladybugs

It’s Just Plain Weird: A Massive Cloud of Ladybugs

A Massive Cloud of Ladybugs or Maybe Not? Weather forecasters at the National Weather Service in San Diego, California, were surprised when a large “blob” appeared on their radar screens,

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frost flowers

It’s Just Plain Weird: Frost Flowers & Glowworm Caves

You have to get up very early on a cold and frosty morning to see these: the phenomena known as a frost flower is formed when water drawn up into the stem of a plant forms into a thin layer of ice. The temperature above ground must be below...

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