Tuesday, April 27, 2021

DID YOU KNOW… The United States is the only country that has all of Earth’s five climate zones: tropical, dry, temperate, continental, and polar? The United States is the 3rd most visited country by international tourists after Spain and France? The only people to have walked on the moon’s surface…

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Friday, April 23, 2021

DID YOU KNOW… Michigan has more miles of freshwater shoreline than any other state in the nation? About 3,000 to be exact! Michigan has the only authentic Dutch windmill operating in the United States? The De Zwaan Windmill in Holland is not only a historic attraction; it’s also a functioning…

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Thursday, April 22, 2021

DID YOU KNOW… Vietnam War protesters inspired Earth Day? Wisconsin Senator Gaylor Nelson started it in 1970, after he noticed people protesting the war, but not putting any pressure on government about the damage being done to the planet via contaminants like oil spills, pesticides, and deadly smog. The date…

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Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Congratulations to Hunter Bentley and Leah Nelson! They are the Class of 2021 Valedictorian and Salutatorian. DID YOU KNOW… Saudi Arabia imports camels from Australia? Australia originally had camels imported for transporting heavy loads or for riding. They were let loose when their work was done, causing an unwanted spike…

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Monday, April 19, 2021

DID YOU KNOW… Koalas have fingerprints? In fact, koala prints are very similar to human fingerprints, even to expert crime scene investigators. Bee hummingbirds are so small they get mistaken for insects? Bee hummingbirds are the smallest bird in the world. The birds are just 2 ¼” long and weigh…

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Friday, April 16, 2021

DID YOU KNOW… The U.S. and the Soviet Union used dolphins during the Vietnam War and the Cold War? Both countries studied the creatures for their sonar capabilities, but also trained them to detect mines, bring equipment for divers, find lost equipment, and guard submarines. Playing the accordion was once…

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