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Out of this World
Written by: Mrs. Duguay's Class 2016-2017
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Day 1: A dolphin sleeps with 1 eye open.
Day 2: Mars has 2 moons.
Day 3: An octopus has 3 hearts.
Day 4: The only number that is spelled with the same number of letters as its numeric value is 4.
Day 5: A starfish has at least 5 arms and hundreds of feet.
Day 6: If you make a circle with 6 pennies, 1 more penny will fit exactly in the middle.
Day 7: A human being has 7 neck bones. So does a giraffe!
Day 8: There are 8 vegetables in V8 juice.
Day 9: A full moon is 9 times brighter than a half moon.
Day 10: 1+2+3+4=10
Day 11: World War I ended on November 11, 1918, at the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month of the year.
Day 12: Only 12 astronauts have walked on the moon.
Day 13: A standard deck of cards has 13 hearts, 13 clubs, 13 diamonds, and 13 spades.
Day 14: A pill bug has 12 legs when it's born and 14 legs when it's grown.
Day 15: A bowling pin is 15 inches high.
Day 16: Each chess player starts with 16 pieces: 1 king, 1 queen, 2 bishops, 2 knights, 2 rooks, and 8 pawns.
Day 17: A day on Uranus lasts for 17 hours.
Day 18: A giraffee's tongue is about 18 inches long.
Day 19: The statue of Abraham Lincoln in the Lincoln Memorial is 19 feet high, and the statue of Thomas Jefferson in the Jefferson Memorial is 19 feet high.
Day 20: A child has 20 teeth; an adult has 32 teeth.
Day 21: There are 21 dots on a single die.
Day 22: A 30-minute TV show is only about 22 minutes long (without commercials).
Day 23: Maine was the 23rd state admitted to the Union.
Day 24: A hen can produce 1 egg about every 24 hours.
Day 25: About 25 percent of an apple's volume is air. That's why it floats!
Day 26: A standard deck of cards contains 26 red cards and 26 black cards.
Day 27: The human hand has 27 bones.
Day 28: The White House has 28 fireplaces.
Day 29: Saturn takes more than 29 Earth years to go around the Sun.
Day 30: During the winter of 2009-2010, a family in Nebraska spent 3 days building a 30 foot tall snow man. They named him Luigi.
Day 31: A billion seconds equal 31 years.
Day 32: The White House has 32 bathrooms.
Day 33: A raven can make 33 different sounds.
Day 34: When the movie Miracle on 34th Street was released in 1947, the average price of a movie theater ticket was 15 cents.
Day 35: The U.S. president must be at least 35 years old.
Day 36: A piano has 36 black keys.
Day 37: In order to be hired as an FBI agent, you must be younger than 37.
Day 38: If you weigh 100 pounds on Earth, you would weigh 38 pounds on Mars.
Day 39: Neil Armstrong was 39 years old when he walked on the moon.
Day 40: The only number whose letters are in alphabetical order is 40.
Day 41: The megamouth shark wasn't discovered by scientists until 1976, and there have only been 41 known sightings of the creature.
Day 42: The right arm on the Statue of Liberty is 42 feet long.
Day 43: Every year, the people of Galve, Sweden, build a 43-foot-tall straw goat in the center of town as part of their Christmas celebration.
Day 44: Barack Obama is the 44th president of the United States.
Day 45: 1+2+3+4+5+6+7+8+9=45
Day 46: Benjamin Franklin was 46 years old when he conducted the famous kite experiment.
Day 47: Walt Disney World in Florida covers 47 square miles.
Day 48: The "Lower 48" refers to the 48 states in the continental United States, excluding Alaska and Hawaii.
Day 49: If you mined for gold during the 1849 California Gold Rush, you were a "49er."
Day 50: The U.S. flag has 50 stars.
Day 51: In the Pixar movie, Cars, Doc Hudson's racing number was 51. He is a 1951 Hudson Hornet.
Day 52: A piano has 52 white keys.
Day 53: A professional football team has 53 players in the roster; 45 put on uniforms to play on game day, but only 11 are on the field at one time during a game.
Day 54: A solar eclipse can happen in the same place every 54 years.
Day 55: In sports, the jersey number 55 is also known as double nickels or double nicks.
Day 56: There's a town in Arkansas named Fifty-Six.
Day 57: To get Heinz ketchup to come out of the glass bottle faster, hit the "sweet spot" on the neck of the bottle where it says 57.
Day 58: There's a town in Wales that has 58 letters.
Day 59: One day on Mercury lasts about 59 Earth days.
Day 60: A bowling lane is 60 feet long from foul line to the head pin.
Day 61: A pronghorn antelope can run a speed of 61 miles per hour.
Day 62: A polar bear can swim continuously for 62 miles.
Day 63: About 63 percent of all households in the United States have a pet.
Day 64: Checkerboards and chessboards each have 64 squares.
Day 65: Sleeping burns about 65 calories an hour.
Day 66: U.S. Route 66, nicknamed the Mother Road, runs 2,400 miles across 8 states, from Illinois to California.
Day 67: The world's largest gingerbread house was 67 feet tall and was made of Minnesota's Mall of America.
Day 68: Finding the Dallas Zoo in Dallas, Texas, is easy: A giant giraffe that stands nearly 68 feet tall marks the entrance.
Day 69: In 1789, 69 appointed electors cast their vote for the first president of the United States, and they unanimously voted to elect George Washington.
Day 70: Cheetahs have been known to run as fast as 70 miles per hour.
Day 72: When you finally reach the top of the Hurricane Falls waterslide at Oceans of Fun in Kansas City, you'll be 72 feet in the air.
Day 73: In 2009, Stephen Buttler of the United Kingdom performed 73 push-ups with claps in 1 minute, breaking the world's record.
Day 74: A category 1 hurricane has winds of at least 74 miles per hour.
Day 75: Some parrots live to be 75 years old or older.
Day 76: Haley's Comet becomes visible about every 76 years.
Day 77: John Glenn returned to space when he was 77 years old.
Day 78: If you received all of the gifts listed on the 12th day of Christmas in the song "The Twelve Days of Christmas," you would receive 78 gifts.
Day 79: In 2003, a rabbit called Nipper's Geronimo became the rabbit with the longest ears. His ears measured 79 cm from tip to tip. That's more than 31 inches!
Day 80: There's a white-sand beach named "eighty Mile Beach" in western Australia.
Day 82: An Olympic-sized swimming pool is 82 feet wide.
Day 83: The oldest couple to run a marathon were Shigetsugu and Miyoko Anan of Japan. A the time of the race in 2008, Mr. Anan was 83; Mrs. Anan was 78.
Day 84: There's a town in Pennsylvania named Eighty-four.
Day 85: On Earth Day in 1991, Walt Disney World relocated an oak tree that weighed nearly 85 tons and was 55 feet tall, 12 miles so that it could serve as the centerpiece fro the Ol'Man Island recreation center at Disney's Port Orleans Resort-Riverside.
Day 86: The Empire State Building has a glass-enclosed observatory on the 86th floor, 1,050 feet in the air.
Day 87: The Tree of Utah stands 87 feet tall and isn't a tree at all. It's a metal sculpture created in 1986.
Day 88: The highest station in the NY City subway system is 88 feet above street level.
Day 89: The pedestal that the Statue of Liberty stands on is 89 feet tall.
Day 90: A professional soccer game is 90 minutes long.
Day 91: A penny + a nickel + a dime + a quarter + a half dollar = 91 cents.
Day 92: A watermelon is 92 percent water.
Day 93: A sneeze can travel up to 93 miles per hour, according to some experts.
Day 94: Hustle Up the Hancock is a race up the 94 flights of steps of the Hancock Building in Chicago.
Day 95: Woody drives steam locomotive number 95 in Toy Story 3.
Day 96: There's a town in South Carolina named Ninety-Six.
Day 97: A drive through the Lincoln Tunnel into New York City takes you 97 feet beneath the Hudson River.
Day 98: Ninety-eight percent of the water on Earth is salt water and not fit to drink.
Day 99: Animals without backbones (invertebrates) make up 99 percent of all animal species.
Day 100: Centipedes always have an odd number of pairs of legs, so no centipede has 100 legs.
Day 101: The original movie 101 Dalmatians was released in 1961.
Day 102: There are 102 floors in the Empire State Building.
Day 103: 2009, a rare giant squid was captured in the Gulf of Mexico. it weighed 103 pounds and was 19.5 feet long.
Day 104: In Phoenix, Arizona, the average temperature in July is 104 degrees Fahrenheit.
Day 105: The Maverick roller coaster in Ohio has a 105-foot drop.
Day 106: The longest blue whale ever recorded was 106 feet long.
Day 107: Disney's Magic Kingdom in Orlando, Florida, is 107 acres.
Day 108: There are 108 cards in a deck of Uno cards.
Day 109: The longest traffic jam ever reported, stretched 109 miles from Lyon toward Paris, France, in 1980.
Day 110: You must weigh at least 110 pounds to be a blood donor.
Day 111: The Statue of Liberty, from her heel to the top of her head, measures just over 111 feet.
Day 112: Dial 112 to make an emergency call in Denmark.
Day 113: F2 tornadoes have winds that exceed 113 miles per hour.
Day 114: The lighthouse at the Mull of Galloway on Scotland's southern coast is open on the weekends for those who want to climb the 114 steps to the light.
Day 115: Interstate 115 in Butte, Montana, is only 1.19 miles long.
Day 116: There have been only seven undisputed cases of people living to 116 years of age or beyond.
Day 117: A Chinese dragon is usually drawn with 117 scales.
Day 118: A dime has 118 grooves on its edge.
Day 119: A quarter has 119 grooves on its edge.
Day 120: Crayola crayons come in 120 basic colors.
Day 121: Catfish can get very big. In January 2004, a record-setting 121-pound blue catfish was caught in Lake Texoma, which borders Texas and Oklahoma.
Day 122: Jeanne Louise Calment of France was the oldest person ever. When she died on August 4, 1997, she was 122 years and 164 days old.
Day 123: 3 quarters + 3 dimes + 3 nickels + 3 pennies = 123 cents or $1.23.
Day 124: Thacher Island in Massachusetts has twin lighthouses that are 124 feet tall.
Day 125: A dachshund has 125 million scent receptors on its nose.
Day 126: The average American eats approximately 126 pounds of potatoes each year.
Day 127: A temple built to honor the goddess Artemis at Ephesus (in present-day Turkey) was supported by 127 columns, each 60 feet high. It is one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.
Day 128: The distance from second base to home plate in baseball is almost 128 feet.
Day 129: The coldest temperature measured on Earth was -129 degrees Fahrenheit at Vostok, Antarctica, in July of 1983.
Day 130: The average Facebook user has 130 friends.
Day 131: To transport space vehicles to the launch pad, NASA uses a 131-foot-long "crawler-transporter."
Day 132: The White House has 132 rooms.
Day 133: Every 133 years, the same phases of the moon occur on the same day of the year and the same day of the week.
Day 134: The world's largest thermometer in Baker, California, is 134 feet tall.
Day 135: The Badwater Ultramarathon is 135- mile race in California's Death Valley.
Day 136: Wagon trains once traveled on the road that became Heritage Highway 136 in Nebraska.
Day 137: At King's Island Park in Ohio, take a spin on Delirium- a ride that will have you spinning 137 feet above the crown.
Day 138: In 1966, Kenechie Horie of Japan traveled 10,000 miles across the Pacific in 138 days in a boat made from recycled aluminum and powered by solar panels.
Meet our Class Mascot Olive!
Welcome to 4th Grade!!
Out of this World
Written by: Mrs. Duguay's Class 2016-2017