Who doesn’t love a good science fact? If you’ve got any we can add to our list leave me a comment!
The human brain is over three times as big as the brain of other mammals that are of similar body size.
Your brain has around 100 billion nerve cells.
Your brain is more powerful, more complex and more clever than any computer ever built.
Did you know eating cheese at the end of a meal can help neutralise the acids in your mouth and reduce the chance of tooth decay.
An adult brain weighs three pounds.
The brain cannot feel pain.
Did you know that the chance of your fingerprint being the same as someone else’s fingerprint is 1 in 64 billion?
Did you know the technique of fingerprinting is known as dactyloscopy?
Grizzly bears can run up to 30 miles an hour!!
Polar bears have no natural enemies.
Polar bears actually have black skin!
Did you know a small patch of soil just 1 square metre in area can hold a billion living things.
Fun facts about bones
Did you know the smallest bone in the body is the stirrup, deep inside the ear, which is about the size of a grain of rice.
Humans have 206 bones!
The human foot has 26 bones.
The human hand ( including the wrist ) had 54 bones!
The smallest lightest bone of the human skeleton is the stapes found in the middle ear.
Earth Science Facts
One teaspoon of good soil can contain several hundred million bacteria!! Imagine that!
Chemistry Science Facts
Did you know water is the only natural substance to exist in three physical states at temperature naturally occurring on Earth?
Water freezes faster when it’s warm not cold!
The average human body is made of 50 to 65 percent water
There is more water in the atmosphere than in all of our rivers combined.
Our favourite science experiments for kids
Grow a beanstalk for Jack, a zip wire for Rapunzel and lots more Fairy Tale science investigations.
If you fancy trying a bit of creative engineering you’ll love our scribble-bots.
We’ve also got a list of experiments that would be great for science club too.