Are You Serious That Long to Drive to Space?

We just learned an unbelievable fact kids.  It only takes about an hour to drive to space. Yep, it is true! Astronomer Fred Hoyle was the first to point out that if you could drive a car upwards at 95km/h (60mph), it would only take about an hour to get into space. The learning and amazing facts keep getting better kids!

The Queen Has How Many Birthday’s?

Hey there kids! Here is a fun fact for you.  Did you know that Queen Elizabeth has two birthday’s?  Well it is true. The Queen celebrates two birthdays each year: her actual birthday on 21 April and her official birthday on  the second Saturday in June.  Now isn’t she lucky to unwrap double the gifts!

How Big!!!

Did you know kids that the largest living animal is the blue whale, which can measure as much as 100 feet. Now that is very long! I wonder how many cars that would be lined up? Hmmm! Something to think about! We love sharing science facts with you!

A Star Can Spin How Fast!? Wow!

Hi kids! Did you know that A neutron star can spin 600 times in one second. Now that is fast! What is a neutron star? A neutron star is the collapsed core of a massive supergiant star! You can read more about it and the about the universe during your silent reading genius moments!

How Do They Sleep!!?

Oh my goodness kids! Did you know that horses, zebras, elephants, and sometimes cows sleep standing up! Well it is true. Horses able to do this through the stay apparatus, a special system of tendons and ligaments that enables a horse to lock the major joints in its legs. I don’t know how comfortable that would be…

Cream Ice? What is that?

We love ice cream here at the Dill Purple Geniuses! Did you know kids that ice cream in the past use to be called “cream ice”? Now that is truly an antonym and very backwards. It seems, cream ice appeared regularly at the table of Charles I during the 17th century. France was introduced to…

Say What About Thunderstorms!?

Hello kids, We just learned an amazing weather fact. Did you know that there are over 2,000 thunderstorms on earth every minute?  Now that is amazing. I am really scared of thunderstorms, so just imagine if they were all happening in one place.OMG! that CANNOT be! Thanks for learning more science facts with us and…

Weird Walrus Fact!

Did you know that walruses can break through eight inches of ice by banging it with their heads? That must really hurt kids! I don’t think I want to do that one any time soon! Found by Eli the kindergartner

Yucky Dust!

Did you know that most of the dust in your house s actually dead skin? Wow what a science discovery but at the same time a very disgusting one lol… Yuck!  Now when we visit homes we know what we are breathing.