WEEK EIGHT 1. wolves live in groups these groups are called packs 2. wolves are predators and hunt other animals such as Moose Elk and Deer for food 3. in stories like little red riding hood the wolf is described as being evil 4. Native Americans hold the wolf in high regard. And believe that wolves have many good qualities 5. wolves were brought to Yellowstone park in 1995 WEEK EIGHT CONTINUED… 6. smaller and lighter than gray wolves the arctic wolf lives on the islands in canadas arctic 7. the red wolf used to lived as far north as Pennsylvania and as far west as texas 8. the leader of a wolf pack is called the alpha wolf the leader of the united states is called the president 9. the sawtoothpack lives on the nez perce reservation in Idaho. 10. wolves communicate by howling growling whimpering whining barking squealing WEEK NINE 1. jackie robinson was the first African American major-league baseball player. 2. he played his first game with the Brooklyn dodgers in 1947 3. Until April 8 1974 babe ruth held the record for home runs 4. he held the record for bases on balls until april 26 2001. 5. the Cleveland Indians are named after Louis Sockolexis whom was the first native American to play professional baseball WEEK NINE CONTINUED… 6. the major league baseball teams use about 850000 balls per season 7. bill klem served the most seasons as major league umpire - 37 years starting in 1905 8. a baseball ball has exactly one hundred eight stitches, a cricket ball has between 65- 70 stiches 9. the baseball home plate is 17 inches wide 10. The 2005 world series champions was the chicago white socks WEEK TEN 1. Would you believe that over 7000 years ago Ancient Egyptians liked to bowl on alleys alot like ours 2. About forty two thousand tennis balls are used in the wimbledon championship 3. Golf ball’s used to be little feather pillows maid of leather. 4. a soccer ball is made up of 32 leather panels held together by 642 stitches 5. basketball and rugby ball are made from synthetic material WEEK TEN CONTINUED… 6. earlier, pig’s bladders were used as rugby balls. 7. The first modern day Olympic Games taked place in Athens Greece in 1896. 8. when he began playing pool for exercise louis XIV made the game vary popular in France. 9. Before players begun wearing safety gear football produced so many injurys that colleges often banned the game. 10. Jerry Rice hold the nfl record for touchdowns two hundred five. WEEK ELEVEN 1. Until 1892, all professional boxing matches was slugged out with bear fists no gloves. 2. In 1867, William a cummings through the first curveball in Baseball history. 3. In 1981, baseball players gone on strike for seven weaks, and seven hundred thirteen games across the country were canceled. 4. pete rose retired, in 1985, with 4256 hits to his credit. 5. Wow About 25 million hollow rubber tennis balls in put into play every year. WEEK ELEVEN CONTINUED… 6. boxing became a legel sport in 1901 7. Jean genevieve Garnerin was the first female parachutists jumping from a hot air balloon in 1799 8. the very furst Olympic race held in 776 bc was winned by Corubus a chef. 9. in 1896 the first Olympics has there were 311 male but no female competitors. 10. Soccar is the most attended or watched sport in the world. WEEK TWELVE 1. bricklaying are the traditional trade of those whom most often become Spanish bullfighters? 2. Emmitt Smith he holds the NFL record for the most yards rushing in a career, 3. Until 2001, Babe Ruth were walked more then any other baseball player? 4. reggie Jackson swinged like a dynamo. Reggie hit three home runs in the final game of the 1977 world series. 5. ty cobb is the 1st player excepted into the baseball hall of fame. WEEK TWELVE CONTINUED… 6. Jackie Joyner Kersee has won 3 gold 1 silver and 1 bronze Olympic medals. 7. She has held the Heptathlon world record with over 7,000 points since 1986. 8. at 15, mia hamm was the youngest player ever on the national soccer team. 9. Two sports legends have come out of the university of north carolina mia hamm and michael jordan? 10. Mia has also scored more goals than any player male or female in her soccer career. WEEK THIRTEEN 1. When a dessert lizard senses danger it vibrates too instantly sink beneath the sand. 2. Juan did you know that some kinds of wasps for example, mud daubers builds nests out of mud 3. a Queen bee can live for 5 years. She can lie millions of eggs. 4. Wood you believe a caterpillar have about 4000 muscles in it’s body? 5. Catfish are sort of weird, they didn’t have scales but they did have whiskers. WEEK THIRTEEN CONTINUED… 6. beluga whales can lived up to thirty years. 7. Mountain zebras’ tails are one and a half feet long they can weight between 530 and 820 pounds. 8. mexican spotted owls prey on a variety of species including woodrats mice voles rabbits gophers bats birds reptiles and arthropods. 9. Endangered means a species is considered in danger of extinction; threatened means a species may become endangered in the future. 10. 10 species of snakes are threatened in the us. The gray wolf is an endangered species in urope. WEEK FOURTEEN 1. Using it’s lungs to breathe the walking catfish move themselves over land from one body of water to another. 2. A mosquitos wings beat about 1,000 times a second, an annoying hum comes from it’s beating wings. 3. Hummingbirds only beat their wings eighty times per second. 4. But they’re heartbeat pounds 1260 times per minute! 5. A full grown lion can eat seventy-five lbs of meet in one meal. WEEK FOURTEEN CONTINUED… 6. Male lions way several hundred pounds and are vary strong but they prefer to stay home with the cubs while the females hunt. 7. When a llama get mad, it spits thick bad smelling saliva into their enemy’s face. 8. dolphins can live for over one hundred year! 9. they live in social groups of 5 to 7 hundred. 10. Almost 1,000 bat species can be found worldwide, in fact, bats make up a quarter of all mammal species on Earth? WEEK FIFTEEN 1. Lobsters walks around on 8 legs just as spiders do. 2. Only an fraction of an inch long at berth lobsters may grow to way as much as 20 lbs. 3. A baby squirrel is born with it’s eyes closed, and they keep them closed four about a month. 4. Starfish don’t have no legs but they can creep around on alot of little tube feet. 5. A beaver can swim half a mile and hold it’s breath for 15 min., which is a quarter of an hour. WEEK FIFTEEN CONTINUED… 6. The worlds’ fastest animal is the Peregrine Falcon that can fly 100-200 mph. 7. A snale can move only 0.03 miles per hour 8. anaconda is the world’s largest snake twenty seven ft, five hundred pounds. 9. the hippopotamus giraffe and wail all have 1 thing in common. 10. Male hippopotamus giraffe and whales are called bulls. Females are called cows. Babies are called calves. WEEK SIXTEEN 1. Ill bet you didnt know that youll sleep through one third of you’re life. 2. canned foods was first developed in order to feed napoleon’s army. 3. Napoleon designded his battle plans in a sand box. 4. In China, brides traditionally adorn their selves in bright red, putting on crimson apparel. 5. during the middle ages in England beer oftenest served with breakfast. WEEK SIXTEEN CONTINUED… 6. ancient rock drawings proves that Horse Racing is at least 3,000 years old. 7. amazing most lip sticks contain fish scales 8. In it’s anceint form, carrots were pirple not orange! 9. More people are killed by Donkies each year than in plain crashes. 10. wal-mart generates $3 billion dollars every 7 minutes. WEEK SEVENTEEN 1. Polar bares can run about thirty-five miles per hour which is as fast as lions can run. 2. The most largest bird is the ostrich it weigh as much as 300 pounds. 3. Ostriches they cant fly, but it can run as fast as forty miles per hour. 4. The bee hummingbird about 2 inches long builds a nest the size of half a walnut shell. 5. A bird called the arctic tern migrates from the North Pole to the South Pole and back again each year about twenty-two thousand miles round-trip WEEK SEVENTEEN CONTINUED… 6. The National Zoo in Washington. D-C recieved it’s first panda bears from china in 1972. 7. baby pandas weighs less than an apple at birth! 8. predecessors of the modern day american flamingo could have lived over thirty million years ago. 9. west nile virus is carried by mosquitos and 800 people have been died by WNV since 1999. 10. Humans are 7 times more likely to be bitten by mosquitoes in late summer vs. early summer. WEEK EIGHTEEN 1. Did you no that human beings are the longest living mammals in the world 2. One way a shark protects its own self are with skin so rough that humans once harvests it to use as sandpaper. 3. It is a mail sea horse, that carries the eggs in a pouch until it hatches. 4. The elephant seal is the most largest type of seal 5. Growing as long as 21 feet and it weighs as much as 8,000 pounds. WEEK EIGHTEEN CONTINUED… 6. Really! Are rhinoceros horns which both male and female rhinoceros have maid of hardened hare 7. there is a really bird called a roadrunner. It runs up to 20 mph. 8. bald eagels were really named for their white feathers not for being bald silly 9. Armadillo is spanish for little armored one. 10. while Kate attacks her suitors with venomous words at least 3 species of shrews attack there pray with venomous saliva. WEEK NINETEEN 1. Poison works good in controling rat populations because rats cant never vomit. 2. Yikes if you get a horned toad angry, it will squirt blood from it’s eyes 3. A typical Hen lies about two hundred twenty- five eggs in 1 yr. 4. Dolphins is considered one of the mostly intelligent creatures on this earth. 5. Skunks can shoot their bad-smelling spray only about two yards, but you can smell it up to two and a half miles away. WEEK NINETEEN CONTINUED… 6. even the hungryest piranhas cant eat a hole human despite what you might sea in the movies. 7. ancient greeks and Chinese persons called cicada insects magical musical. 8. Lions say hello buy butting there heads. 9. The blue wail the largest animal to ever existed is 96 ft long and weights 125 tons as much as 4 large dinosaurs or 1800 men. 10. Elephants purr like cats do as a means of communikation. WEEK TWENTY 1. Pluto the most small planet in our solar system travels around the sun every 248 years. 2. It taked 2 earth years for mars to complete one orbit round the Sun. 3. It takes the moon a little more than twenty-seven day’s about a month to orbit Earth and go all the way around it. 4. Is the moon moving away from Earth at a rate of one half in. per year 5. Earth moves threw space at sixty-six thousand seven hundred miles per hour WEEK TWENTY CONTINUED… 6. The average temperitoure on Mars is minus 81 deagres F. 7. on August 27 2003 At 5:51 am EST mars were within 34million miles of earth, the closest its come to our planet in 73,000 year. 8. Blood is thicker than H2O…6 times thicker. 9. There are four main Blood types. a, b, ab and o and each Blood type is either Rh positive or negative? 10. Human blood conssists of about twenty two % solids and 78 percent water. WEEK TWENTY-ONE 1. Because it is the most fast planet in our solar system Mercury has the shortest year, it’s only 88 days long. 2. Driving at seventy-five mphour, it would take 258 day to drive around 1 of Saturns’ rings. 3. Saturn's rings got made of chucks of water ice; raging in size from dust to large houses. 4. Saturn is the 2nd biggest planet but its’ also the lightest planet 5. If there were a bath tub big enough to hold saturn; it would float in the water! WEEK TWENTY-ONE CONTINUED… 6. Listen class do you know that the planet Jupiter is so big that each of the other planets could fit inside of it Mr. Grim asked. 7. Each day meteor dust drift down to Earth about a thousand tons of it. 8. In 1851, a French scientist named jean Foucault discovered an important fact of astronomy the earth rotates. 9. Saturn is named after the roman god of agrecultur the day saturday is named also after him. 10. Saturn in 1610 was discover by galileo. WEEK TWENTY-TWO 1. Hair is the most fastest growing tissue in the body second only to bone marrow. 2. Hair is composed primarily of protiens (88%) these proteins are of a hard fibrous type known as keratin. 3. We all with our hair follicles are born. 4. Healthy hair has an averige life time of 2-6 year. 5. Hare never growed on the palms and souls these are the only areas with no hair folicels. 6. If you had read you would of discovered that skin are the largest organ of the human body. WEEK TWENTY-TWO CONTINUED… 7. You’re sense of smell is the first scents to go to sleep at night and the last one that wakes up in the morning. 8. The most hardest bone in the human body is the jawbone or mandible. 9. The skin on your eyelid is more thinner then the skin anywhere else on you’re body. 10. In 1602, the first successful stomack surgery was performed on a sword swallower whom has swallowed a dagger. WEEK TWENTY-THREE 1. Goat’s milk are easier two digest then Cow’s milk, so it is often used for baby food. 2. The cucumber and the tomato isn’t vegetables, there fruits. 3. A redwood tree won’t never burn because its bark is so thick the tree protects it from fire this way. 4. The ginkgo is the oldest living tree species? 5. geological records indicate it been growing on earth for 250 million year. WEEK TWENTY-THREE CONTINUED… 6. Ginkgo trees is also called the Maidenhair Tree. 7. Ginkgo and boosts oxigin levels in the brian which use twenty percent of the bodies oxygen. 8. Ginkgo trees be male or female the female fruit stinks 9. There is a maidenhair tree in kew gardens in london which is now over 200 years old. 10. It was planted in 1758 and be a mail tree. WEEK TWENTY-FOUR 1. Honey is sweet, nutritious, and spoilage is never a problem it’s an favorite food of bears badgers and humans like it, too! 2. Lemons container more suger then strawberries. 3. A disease called ichthyosis turn human skin scaly as a fishs this disease is hereditary. 4. With 90,000 victims each year the state of N.Y. has the most high rate of cancer in the U.S. 5. Did you know that 1 out of every 4 americans about 73,000,000 people will get cancer during his or her lifetime? WEEK TWENTY-FOUR CONTINUED… 6. There are more then 50,000 earthquakes in the world, each year. 7. Any earthquake above 6.0 maginitude on the richter scale can cause considerible damage. 8. If yous can feel a earthquake; it is at least 2.5 magnitude. 9. The Richter Scale is not a actual instrument it is a measure of the amplitude, of seismic waves, and am related to the amount of energy released. 10. florida, and north Dakota have the most small number of earth quakes in the united states. WEEK TWENTY-FIVE Proverbs 1. Action speak more loud than words. 2. The only way to have an friend are to be 1. 3. He who loses their honesty, has nothing else too loose. 4. H. Spencer once said “No one can’t be perfectly happy til all is happy.” 5. He whom flees proves his self gilty. WEEK TWENTY-FIVE CONTINUED… More Proverbs 6. Something is not always best than nothing. 7. Every pikture telled a story? 8. You cant make a omelette without breaking no eggs. 9. Speak when you is spoken too. 10. Every man has hisself own faults. ~Danish Proverb WEEK TWENTY-SIX MORE PROVERBS 1. Advice is something the Wise dont never need and Fools wont never take. 2. Everything has it’s beauty, but not everyone see it. ~Confucius 3. Boldness have genious power and magic in it. 4. Curiosity may of killed the cat, but satisfaction brought them back. WEEK TWENTY-SIX CONTINUED… EVEN MORE PROVEBS! 5. Without friends no one wood chose to live. ~Greek Proverb 6. Look before you leep. 7. Many hands make lite work. 8. Money is the route of all evil. 9. Necessity is da motha of inventions. 10. Nothing is certain. But death and taxes and change. WEEK TWENTY-SEVEN 1. Mt. Whitney Ms Williams reminded the class is the highest mountain in the continental United States (apart from Alaska). 2. Wow, the empire state building has 10,000,000 bricks in their structure 3. The Caspian sea is actually a Lake that lays north of Iran. 4. Of all the states in our country AK have the most longest coastline and the smallest population. 5. The boot of italy looks as though it “kick” the iland of sicily. WEEK TWENTY-SEVEN CONTINUED… 6. Albert Einstein a brilliant german-born physicist discovered that the force of Gravity can bend light. 7. Einstein discovered also that the faster things move, the heavier it became. 8. The deepest spot in the ocean in the Pacific Ocean is called the mariana Trench, is approx. 35, 797 ft deep. 9. That's deeper than the hight of the worlds higher mountain mount everest which is 29,035 ft high. 10. Death Valley, ca is in an good location for large amounts of sun light. WEEK TWENTY-EIGHT 1. In the year 2050, paris is 2099 years old. 2. The face of Theodore Roosevelt wears eyeglass’s carved into Mt Rushmore. 3. Jamaica is a island that lays 90 miles South of Cuba. 4. All land masses according to one theory on the earth use to be part of one big continent. 5. Jamaica an island of about 4,500 sq. mi. is just a little smaller then Conn. WEEK TWENTY-EIGHT CONTINUED… 6. The most large continent in the world is only 14,000,000 million square miles largest then the smallest one? 7. An archipelago is a string of ilands. 8. The largest archipelago is in indonesia 3500 miles it has 17 thousand islands. 9. mammoth cave this limestone cavern in central kentucky is the longest cave system in the world. 10. It has three hundred forty five miles of passage ways & underground lakes and rivers. WEEK TWENTY-NINE 1. The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics which taked up more than one seventh of the earth’s land surface was once the largest country in the world. 2. Over 25% of the worlds forests is in Siberia. 3. China has the larger population of any country in the world more than a billion people live their. 4. Eleven million persons live in bombay, india it is the most popular city in the world. 5. The Persian gulf contain extremely salty water and isn’t hardly more than 100 feet deep at any point. WEEK TWENTY-NINE CONTINUED… 6. The Persian Gulf oil spill of 1991, covered a area twice the size of rhode island. 7. The world’s newest countries is Montenegro that become a country in June 2006. 8. 16 european country use the Euro as currency. 9. When the USSR dissolves in 1991 fifteen countries came out of it. 10. 89 out of the 192 countries in the world speak some little bitty part of english some only speak a little. WEEK THIRTY 1. The hole country of Israel is only one fourth the size of the state of Maine. 2. The u.s. it could fit inside of Africa at least 3x’s. 3. Although Bangladesh has the eighth-largest population of any county its only about the size of Wisconsin. 4. In eighteen sixty-seven, Secretary of State William Seward buyed the oil rich state of Alaska for only $7.2 million. 5. It is dark 24 hours a day four one hundred eighty-six days of the year at the north pole. WEEK THIRTY CONTINUED… 6. The most small country in the world is Vatican city it is less than .5 miles squared. 7. Vatican City is the spiritual center for over one billion roman catholics think of that. 8. The artic ocean is only 3 billion square miles by comparison it is the smallest ocean. 9. Would you like to read the smallest book ever printed. 10. Chameleon by anton chekov reproduced in 1996 is 11 pages smaller than a dime. WEEK THIRTY-ONE 1. Mesopotamians who lived in what is today called Iraq develop written language around 3500 B.C.E. 2. Some people think that there was a nother continent called oceania way earlier in history. 3. The Silk Road connected acient Europe and asia threw dangerous terrain during the third century A.D. 4. travellers on the silk road brought silk, food and religion to other places. 5. Egyptians first beginned preserving dead body in the form of mummies around twenty-five hundred B.C.E. WEEK THIRTY-ONE CONTINUED… 6. In 3000 b.c.e., the first adventure story was wrote about this warrior gilgamesh. 7. Hammurabi an ancient king, of Babylon in the eighteenth century B.C.E., develops the first code of law’s. 8. Alexander the great conquered most of the known world, a lot of territory needless to say, before he dyed in 323 b.c.e. at the age of 33. 9. Around 2500 B.C.E. the mayans planted corn and rotated fields much like todays farmers. 10. what if the world was flat jack asked. WEEK THIRTY-TWO 1. When Alexander the Great died his body were preserved in a big pot of honey. 2. In 982, Eric the Read the first viking colony in greenland. 3. Venetians complete the building of St Marks Cathedral ending ninety-five years of construction. 4. The Mayan civilization discovered the concept of the number zero, and developed mathematics around two hundred C.E. 5. The aztecs invade Chichimec territory, in 1193, and conquer the native peoples. WEEK THIRTY-TWO CONTINUED… 6. Constantine the Great was the first Roman emperor to declare his self a christian and christianity then becomed legal in rome in 313. 7. Marching to take over the holy city of Jerusalem almost 50,000 european children lost there lifes in 1212. 8. One of the seven wonders of the world the library of Alexandria been destroyed by fire in 391. 9. In 1199, richard i lionheart of England be killed during a dispute over a treasure trove in France. 10. Richards brother John i becomes King of Engl.. WEEK THIRTY-THREE 1. The Hundred Years’ War, witch lasted from 1337 to 1453 and was 116 years long, was an English fighted for control of France. 2. Joan of Arc a famus French Warrior in the Hundred Years’ War was considered a heretic tried for this crime and burned at the Stake in 1431. 3. In 1536, Henry viii had his 2nd wife Anne Boleyn killed because she hadn’t never produced a mail air. 4. The first British theater knowed simply as The Theatre were built outside London in 1576. WEEK THIRTY-THREE CONTINUED… 5. elizabeth I was queen of England and she was completely bald at the age of 29 and she always wore a red wig. 6. Francis Drake in 1580 completes the first English circumnavigation of the globe. 7. pope gregory establishes the new Gregorian calendar because the old Julian calendar had gradually became in accurate. 8. Decimal fractions are introduced to mathematics by the dutch mathematician Simon Stevin. WEEK THIRTY-FOUR 1. After 1589, the first knitting machine is invented by Englands William Lee. 2. The Great Plague breaked out in London in 1665 killing 75000 people between july and October. 3. In 1718, a London lawyer James Puckle invented the vary 1st machine gun. 4. Napoleon proclaims himself emperor of France in 1804 5. The Enlightenment a movement of the eighteenth century emphasized rational thought and it encouraged thinking a lot. WEEK THIRTY-FOUR CONTINUED… 6. The first encyclopedia, called Encyclopedie, were completed in France in 1722 it was commonly referred to as the bible of Enlightenment. 7. In 1804, Haiti became the first black Nation too gain freedom for it when it declares it’s independence from france. 8. U.S. Vice President Aaron Burr mortally wounds former Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton in a duel. 9. during the 1830s A dire famine in Japan forces nearly 3 million people to starve to death. WEEK THIRTY-FIVE 1. The first u s subway line opens for operation in Boston running between the public gardens and park street 1897. 2. The first photocopying machine in 1900 is invented in France 3. In 1812, napoleon invaded Russia but only 20,000 will survive the Russian winter of his 60,000 men. 4. Photography were invented buy French painter, Louis Dagu erre, in 1839. 5. In the year after World War I ended Adolf Hitler became a member of Ger.’s Nazi Party. WEEK THIRTY-FIVE CONTINUED… 6. In 1912, the Titantic the largest ocean liner of its time hit an iceberg and sinked into the freezing northern waters of the Atlantic. 7. 1,513 passengers are lost, 711 are rescued. 8. In 1971, Switzerland which is located at the southeastern border of Germany became the last Western nation too give women the rite to vote. 9. Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen becomes the first to reach the South Pole in 1911. 10. 1914 after ten years of work and 30,000 died in its construction, the panama canal opens to ships. WEEK THIRTY-SIX 1. The national cancer institute say that 70% of the plants useful in treating cancer come from rain forests. 2. Over two million people dyed of lung cancer in 2003 more than any other cancer. 3. Mostest counties in North Carolina have little to no growth in cancer rates which is good. 4. In 1680, dodo birds they became extinct and were not seen or heard from again. 5. We were telled that “every day 40,000 children dye of hunger and preventable disease.” WEEK THIRTY-SIX CONTINUED… 6. The 1988 drought in the U.S. cost the Nation more than one hundred million tons of grain. 7. The United States it looses three point five billion tons of topsoil each year because of erosion. 8. In the year 2005, we had the most highest number of tropical storms or hurricanes since 1850. 9. major tropical storms in the Atlantic and Pacific have increased in duration and intensity by about 50 per cent since the 1970s. 10. Acres and acres and acres of tropical forests are destroied each year by deforestation.
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