Butterflies taste with their feet DID YOU KNOW ... Energy is all around us. We see it as movement, heat, light, sound, and more .
DID YOU KNOW ... The energy sources we use to make electricity can be renewable or non-renewable, but electricity itself is neither renewable or non-renewable.
The body’s strongest muscle is our tongue DID YOU KNOW ... Today, fossil fuels supply more than 80% of the world's energy.
A duck’s quack has no echo, and nobody knows why DID YOU KNOW ... Hydropower energy is a renewable resource. It follows the water cycle of evaporation, condensation, precipitation. As long as there is precipitation through rain or snow, there will be water to run the turbines. World-wide, more than 10% of all electricity is generated by hydropower.
Starfish have no brains DID YOU KNOW ... Hydropower is the leading source of renewable energy. It provides more than 93% of all electricity generated by renewable sources. Other sources including solar, geothermal, wind, and biomass account for less than 7% of renewable electricity production
DID YOU KNOW ... Radioactivity is a natural part of our planet, and is around us all the time.
DID YOU KNOW ... … that solar energy is dependent upon nuclear power? Solar Energy's nuclear power plant, though, is 93 million miles away
DID YOU KNOW ... Approximately one million Earths can fit inside the Sun .
DID YOU KNOW ... The earth receives more energy from the sun in just one hour than the world uses in a whole year
0.01% of the solar energy that lands on the earth would provide enough energy for the whole world DID YOU KNOW ...
DID YOU KNOW ... As a natural and renewable resource, the global community is beginning to pay attention: Since 2000, wind power generation has quadrupled
2,000 tons of carbon dioxide pollution caused by power plants can be displaced by running a single wind turbine. DID YOU KNOW ...
DID YOU KNOW ... In 1791 Luigi Galvani published his discovery of bioelectricity, demonstrating that electricity was the medium by which nerve cells passed signals to the muscles.
A regular house loses over 40% of its heat through loft spaces and walls DID YOU KNOW ...
Elephants are the only animals that cannot jump DID YOU KNOW ... A running tap can use up to nine litres a minute.
A third of water used in the home goes down the toilet A third of water used in the home goes down the toilet DID YOU KNOW ...
Crocodiles cannot stick out their tongue DID YOU KNOW ... The average bath uses 80 litres of water .
Recycling just one plastic bottle saves enough energy to power a 60W bulb for six hours DID YOU KNOW ... Recycling just one plastic bottle saves enough energy to power a 60W bulb for six hours
DID YOU KNOW ... Much of the electrical terminology we use today comes from the names of the scientists who made some of the first great breakthroughs in their area. These scientists include James Watt, Allessandro Volta, Andre Marie Ampere, and James Joule.
The word "cemetery" comes from the Greek koimetirion which means dormitory DID YOU KNOW ... The fastest thing we know of in the universe is light ; it travels at 186,000 miles per second. At that speed an airplane could circle the earth 7 and a half times in a second.
Before electricity generation began over 100 years ago, houses were lit with kerosene lamps, food was cooled in iceboxes, and rooms were warmed by wood-burning or coal-burning stoves. DID YOU KNOW ...
It is impossible to suck your elbow. DID YOU KNOW ...
DID YOU KNOW ... Energy saving lightbulbs produce light using a fraction of the electricity needed for conventional light bulbs – which means they last up to 12 times longer and go on saving you money year after year
80% of the people who read this will try to suck their elbow. DID YOU KNOW ... ILMS