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Rainbows are just to look at, not to really understand.

To learn more about rainbows and how they are formed click here.
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Sun Clocks

Some people can tell what time it is by looking at the sun. But I have never been able to make out the numbers.

To make your own sun clock click here.

The Big Four
  Weight Length Height
Blue Whale 120 tons 25 m (80 ft) 5 m (17 ft)
Brachiosaurus 80 tons 23 m (77 ft) 12 m (40 ft)
Mammoth 9 tons 7 m (23 ft) 4.5 m (15 ft)
African Elephant 6 tons 6 m (20 ft) 3 m (10 feet)

The Sun

Most books now say our sun is a star. But it still knows how to change back into a sun in the daytime.

The tides are a fight between the Earth and Moon. All water tends towards the moon, because there is no water in the moon, and nature abhors a vacuum. I forget where the sun joins in this fight.

While the earth seems to be knowingly keeping its distance from the sun, it is really only centrificating.

For solar system fun click here.

Thunder and Lightning

You can listen to thunder after lightning and tell how close you came to getting hit. If you don't hear it you got hit, so never mind.

To learn more about lightning and thunder click here.and here


In looking at a drop of water under a microscope, we find there are twice as many H's as O's.

Water freezes at 32 degrees and boils at 212 degrees. There are 180 degrees between freezing and boiling because there are 180 degrees between north and south.

Water is composed of two gins, Oxygin and Hydrogin. Oxygin is pure gin. Hydrogin is gin and water.

H20 is hot water, and CO2 is cold water.

To learn more about water click here.

Clouds and Rain

I am not sure how clouds get formed. But the clouds know how to do it, and that is the important thing.

Water vapor gets together in a cloud. When it is big enough to be called a drop, it does.

Humidity is the experience of looking for air and finding water. We keep track of the humidity in the air so we won't drown when we breathe.

Rain is saved up in cloud banks.

Rain is often known as soft water, oppositely known as hail.

To learn more about the rainforest click here.


Isotherms and isobars are even more important than their names sound.

South America has cold summers and hot winters, but somehow they still manage.

A monsoon is a French gentleman.

The four seasons are salt, pepper, mustard and vinegar.


Living Things

When you breathe, you inspire. When you do not breathe, you expire.

The body consists of three parts - the brainium, the borax and the abominable cavity. The brainium contains the brain, the borax contains the heart and lungs, and the abominable cavity contains the bowels, of which there are five - a, e, i, o and u.

Artificial insemination is when the farmer does it to the cow instead of the bull.

Blood flows down one leg and up the other.

Liter: A nest of young puppies.

Before giving a blood transfusion, find out if the blood is affirmative or negative.

There are 26 vitamins in all, but some of the letters are yet to be discovered. Finding them all means living forever.

The spinal column is a long bunch of bones. The head sits on the top and you sit on the bottom.

In spring, the salmon swim upstream to spoon.

The inhabitants of Moscow are called Mosquitoes.

A census taker is man who goes from house to house increasing the population.

We do not raise silk worms in the United States, because we get our silk from rayon. He is a larger worm and gives more silk.

One by-product of raising cattle is calves.

To learn more About DNA - the code of life - click here



Dew is formed on leaves when the sun shines down on them and makes them perspire.

Mushrooms always grow in damp places and so they look like umbrellas.

Germinate: To become a naturalized German.

The pistol of a flower is its only protections against insects.



Vacuum: A large, empty space where the pope lives.

One horsepower is the amount of energy it takes to drag a horse 500 feet in one second.

When they broke open molecules, they found they were only stuffed with atoms. But when they broke open atoms, they found them stuffed with explosions.

Someday we may discover how to make magnets that can point in any direction.

The law of gravity says no fair jumping up without coming back down


When people run around and around in circles, we say they are crazy. When planets do it, we say they are orbiting.

The moon is a planet, just like the earth, only it is even deader.

Planet: A body of Earth surrounded by sky.

To learn more about astronomy click here.

Fossils and Dinosaurs

Many dead animals of the past changed to fossils, others preferred to become oil.

In some rocks you can find the fossil footprints of fishes.


Cyanide is so poisonous that one drop of it on a dog's tongue will kill the strongest man.

For dog bite put the dog away for several days. If he has not recovered, then kill it.

To meet the CIA's dogs click here.


Genetics explains why you look like your father and if you don't why you should.

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