40 Amazing Biology Facts For Kids

40 Amazing Biology Facts For Kids

Did you ever wonder about things like our existence, bodies, and its functions? If you did, Biology surely could have answered a few.

Here are a few interesting and fascinating facts about biology that are tailor-made for primary to middle-school kids. Have a look.

FACT 1

Goosebumps arise due to our evolutionary predecessors.

When the muscles get tensed under the base of our hair, our skin looks strange because our body tries to pull our hair up just like most animals do when they are scared or threatened.

FACT 2

The skin is the largest organ in the human body.

FACT 3

The Great Barrier Reef of Australia is the largest living structure in the world. It reaches over 2000 kilometers in length.

FACT 4

Mushrooms, yeasts, and molds are types of fungi.

Mushrooms

FACT 5

The common cold is a form of virus.

FACT 6

The study of ecosystems and the ways organisms interact with their environment is known as ecology.

FACT 7

The largest internal organ of the human body is the small intestine.

FACT 8

Your nose can remember more than 50,000 variety of scents.

FACT 9

A human brain stops going after the age of 18.

FACT 10

A baby has more bones in comparison to an adult.

FACT 11

It takes 43 muscles to frown and 17 to smile.

FACT 12

There are antiviral drugs to kill viruses. Antibiotics, however, have no effect on them.

FACT 13

Herbivores are animals whose primary food is plants. Carnivores are the ones who feast on flesh. Omnivores eat both.

FACT 14

Coco de mer is the biggest seed in the world. It weighs up to 18 kgs.

FACT 15

A red blood cell takes around 20 seconds to circulate the entire human body.

FACT 16

Dolly, the sheep, was the first mammal to be cloned from an adult cell.

FACT 17

Bacteria are made of only one cell. You have millions.

Bacteria

FACT 18

Hydra never goes old and is believed to live forever.

FACT 19

Whales and dolphins do not drink water.

FACT 20

The ovum is the largest cell in the human body.

FACT 21

Humans, koalas, and apes have unique fingerprints.

FACT 22

Starfishes don’t have brains.

FACT 23

Our eyes can identify ten million colors at a moment’s glance.

FACT 24

Snails can live on for days without food.

Snails

FACT 25

Sneezes may exceed 100 miles per hour and nerve impulses to and from the brain travel as fast as 170 miles per hour.

FACT 26

Charles Darwin developed the idea called the survival of the fittest.

The theory said living things with the ability to adapt to the surroundings would survive in the long run. Rest would perish at one point or the other.

FACT 27

Women’s heart is faster than that of men.

FACT 28

Louis Pasteur, the French microbiologist and chemist, invented the process of pasteurization. The process reduces the amount of disease-causing microorganisms in food without having any noticeable effect on its quality.

FACT 29

A queen termite can live for 50 years.

FACT 30

The right side of our body is controlled by the left side of our brain. Similarly, the left side of our body is controlled by the right side of our brain.

FACT 31

You cannot taste your food without saliva.

FACT 32

Whenever you are tickled, your body reacts with panic. This is your brain’s way of telling you that there’s a bug on you.

FACT 33

You cannot breathe and swallow at one, and the same time.

FACT 34

Human femur is stronger than concrete.

Human

Source- Wiki

FACT 35

When you shiver, your body releases the hormone irisin (AKA the exercise hormone) that turns your body fat to heat.

FACT 36

An average human gut has over 100 trillion bacteria.

FACT 37

The human body has twelve systems:

  • The cardiovascular system,

  • The immune system,

  • The digestive system,

  • The muscular system,

  • The integumentary system,

  • The nervous system,

  • The respiratory system,

  • The endocrine system,

  • The reproductive system,

  • The skeletal system,

  • The urinary system, and

  • The lymphatic system.

FACT 38

A, B, AB, and O are the four blood groups.

FACT 39

There are more non-human cells in our body than human.

FACT 40

The human brain works harder when we sleep than we are awake.

So that concludes our list for now. Hope you had a good read.

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