The Coolest Stuff on Earth

The Coolest Stuff on Earth

A Closer Look at the Weird, Wild, and Wonderful

Book - 2020
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Publisher Annotation: Did you know that dogs can shake off a pound of water in less than a second? That some sand dunes whistle and sing? That the U.S. dollar bill is full of hidden symbols related to the number 13? Our world is filled with strange, bizarre, and weird happenings. But what do they mean? WHY are they important? And what secrets are behind them? These secrets and MORE are revealed through cool stories, action-packed photos, fantastic infographics, and exciting Q&As with in-the-field experts. Discover the secrets of sharkskin, the mysteries behind incredible island animals, the power behind lightning, how a rare gemstone changes color, and more. Kids will be captivated by this fresh way of looking at our amazing planet.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, [2020]
ISBN: 9781426338588
1426338589
Characteristics: 191 pages : color illustrations ; 31 cm.

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KristiBernard
Jan 01, 2021

Whenever National Geographic Kids is involved readers will always see and learn about some of the coolest stuff on earth.

How peculiar is the planet? The earth has been in existence for over four billion years. Earth has sand dunes that whistle, volcanoes above the earth and below the water, and beautiful colors across the mountains, sky and land. There are strange and beautiful creatures here too.

Money makes the world go around and those that have it spend it on some of the craziest things. There are cars covered in crystals and phone cases with rubies. A nickel is only worth five pennies but there is one that was worth four million dollars. Did you know that people, on average, spend seventy-two billion each year on their pets?

This amazing page turner is filled with shocking science, history mysteries, spectacular sports, travel unraveled and so much more. Readers, parents and teachers will enjoy uncovering these extreme yet amazing fun facts for hours.

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