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Amazing facts for Students

Although plants neither see nor hear, they can recognize their siblings and even give them preferential treatments πŸ€”

Agricultural Science

Male Seahorses actually give birth to their young ones, NOT the female

Biology

Squirrels do plant more 🌲 trees 🌲 (through their actions) than an average human in their lifetime. They often hide their acorns and nuts underground and forget about them 😁

Agricultural Science

Earth is the only planet that contains water on it's surface. In fact, the percentage of water on Earth is greater than that of land.

Water: 71%

Land: 21%

Geography

Salt water or Saline water makes up about 97% of Earth's water. It comprises majorly of ocean and sea waters

Geography

Rasceta is the name given to the lines on your βœ‹ palm βœ‹

Basic Science

All babies are born with blue eyes

Biology

Research made at the University of Vienna suggested that yawning may play an essential role in cooling the brains

Biology

31,556,926 seconds makes one year

Mathematics

The Letters “Ough” can be pronounced in about 10 different ways

English

Metal actually rains on planet Venus

Geography

πŸ„ Cows πŸ„ have got the ability to walk up stairs, but not down stairs

Agricultural Science

Goats have rectangular pupils in their eyes.

Think of the pupil as a hole located in the centre of the iris within of the eye.

Note: To get an idea of an iris; 'when one is said to have blue eyes', it's because the iris is blue

Basic Science

Planet Mars appear brownish or reddish because it's covered with iron rust

Geography


Applesauce

Applesauce was the first food eaten in space by astronauts

Home Economics

Among all land animals, 🐘 Elephants 🐘 have the longest gestation period.

They stay pregnant for 22 months before giving birth to their young

Basic Science

🦘 Kangaroos 🦘 can't walk backwards

Basic Science

The πŸ₯› milk πŸ₯› of an πŸ¦› hippopotamus πŸ¦› is pink in color

Basic Science

Glass Ball - Len Academy

Glass Balls actually bounce higher than Rubber Balls

Physics

The seed of all fruits are present on the inside with the exception of one.

That exception is πŸ“ strawberry πŸ“

πŸ“ strawberry πŸ“ has it's seed outside the fruit

Basic Science

It actually takes 🍍 pineapples 🍍 2 years to grow

Basic Science

China is the largest emitter of carbon IV oxide (CO2) in our world today

Geography

There are over 125 billion galaxies in our universe. Our galaxy (called the milky way) has about 100-400 billion stars.

The 🌞 sun is actually a 🌟 star; and a single star can be 100 times bigger than the earth.

Geography

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English is not the official language in πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ United States of America πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ.

USA does not actually have an official language

Social Studies

English is the official language of the air. This is because no matter where you are flying to (around the world), your pilot and flight attendants will always understand English

English

From 0 through 1000, the only number that has the letter 'a' in it is 'one thousand'

Mathematics

÷

The division symbol '÷' is actually called an obelus

Mathematics

Four is the only number in the English language that is spelt with the same number of letters as the number (4) itself

Mathematics

40 is spelt as FORTY and not FOURTY. It is the only number that is spelt with letters arranged in alphabetical order πŸ™„

Mathematics

An odd number is a number that cannot be divisible by 2.

Every odd number has an 'e' in its spelling. They include:

  • One
  • Three
  • Five
  • Seven
  • Nine

Mathematics

Smoking near a Mac device - Len Academy

Smoking near an Apple (Mac) computer voids the warranty.

ICT

When you add /4 to the end of Facebook's URL, it will take you to Mark Zuckerberg.

You can try it on you own; or better still, try the link below:

facebook.com/4

ICT

Apple iPad retina - Len Academy

Apple iPad retina display is actually manufactured by Samsung

ICT

The world's πŸ’°πŸ’°πŸ’°100 richest people πŸ’°πŸ’°πŸ’°  earned enough money in 2012 to end global poverty four times over

Business Studies

A group of cows πŸ„ πŸ„ πŸ„  is called a team, drove or herd.

People just prefer to call them herd

Agricultural Science


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Computer Network is a group of computers that are linked to each other such that they can share resources.

Generally, these groups of computers that form a network are called nodes.

Some of these nodes will function to store information which will be served to other computers. The nodes that function to store and serve such information are known as servers.

Some of the computers (nodes) will request information from the server. The computers that functions to request information from the server are known as clients.

Please read on Computer Networks here

ICT

For a thing to be considered Living, it must possess all the Basic Characteristics of Life. These include:

  1. Movement

  2. Respiration

  3. Nutrition

  4. Irritability or Sensitivity

  5. Growth

  6. Excretion

  7. Reproduction

  8. Death

  9. Adaptation

  10. Competition

Please read the explanations on all the Basic Characteristics of Life here

Biology

The Classical Mechanics (Laws of Motion) is a fundamental part of Physics.

Below are the Newton's Laws of Motion:

An object at rest will continue in its state of rest; while an object in uniform motion will continue in a straight line, unless an external force acts on it.

Newton's First Law of Motion.

Please read on Motion and Speed here.

The rate of change of momemtum is proportional to the applied force and will take place in the direction of that force.

Newton's Second Law of Motion.

To every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction.

Newton's Third Law of Motion.

Please read on Newton's Laws of Motion here.

Physics

The study of Thermodynamics revolves around the relationship between heat, temperature, energy and mechanical work; and these can be summarised under the 4 laws of Thermodynamics (Numbered zero through three).

You can read on the Concepts of Heat and Temperature here.

Below are the 4 laws of thermodynamics:

Zeroth law of thermodynamics – If two thermodynamic systems are each in thermal equilibrium with a third, then they are in thermal equilibrium with each other.

Please read on the Zeroth Law of Thermodynamics here.

1st law of thermodynamics – Energy can neither be created nor destroyed but can be changed from one form to another.

You can read on the Food Chain here.

2nd law of thermodynamics – The entropy of an isolated system not in equilibrium will tend to increase over time, approaching a maximum value at equilibrium.

3rd law of thermodynamics – As temperature approaches absolute zero, the entropy of a system approaches a constant minimum.

Physics

The Sovereignty of God simply implies that God is at the top of all things.

Below are some facts that expresses God's Sovereignty:

  1. God is above all things and before all things.

  2. God is the creator of all things.

  3. God is omniscient. He knows all things: past, present and future.

  4. God can do and accomplish all things.

  5. God is in control of all things and rules over all things.

Please read more on the sovereignty of God with relevant Bible Quotations here.

CRS

There are about 630 different kinds of carnivorous plants.

Carnivorous plants are plants that derive some or most of their nutrients by consuming small animals, especially insects.

Carnivorous plants are also referred to as insectivorous plants.

Some example of carnivorous plants include sundew and Venus flytrap.

Please read more on Carnivorous Plants here

Agricultural Science

The eyebrow is an area of dense, delicate hair just above the eye.

Eyebrows perform two main functions:

  1. Protects our eyes against sweat, rain, dirt and other atmospheric contaminants.
  2. It helps us express our emotions.

Eye Brow - Len Academy

Eyebrow modified in the form of Nike logo.

Note: Eyebrows can also be modified to enhance beauty.

Basic Science

During strenuous exercises like sprinting or πŸƒ running, your body may actually work in the shortage of oxygen. During this time, your body owes oxygen (called oxygen debt) and it must be replenished or repayed after the exercise is stopped. This is why you breathe excess of oxygen after you stopped the exercise.

This is the concept of anaerobic respiration

Biology

Fuses are present in many electrical devices. They are basically πŸ”₯ fire-breakers πŸ”₯

If there is a power surge, the fuse will break, preventing damage to the electrical devices. It will also prevent the incidence of πŸ”₯ fireπŸ”₯ on or from such device.

Physics

The internet and the World Wide Web (www) IS NOT the same thing.

The internet is formed from the joining or linking of different networks.

For instance, Google's network, Facebook's network and Yahoo's network are among the many other networks that make up the internet.

World Wide Web on the other hand is a collection of linked pages (for instance, this page you're on).

There are actually billions of linked pages in various servers around the world.

You require the internet and a web browser to get to access the World Wide Web

Please read more on the internet here

ICT

Homonyms are words with the same spellings, same sounds but different meanings.

Below are some sentences containing homonyms with their respective meanings:

  • Keen

We have a keen match against Ronaldo’s team and Messi seems to be keen.

Keen: An involvement of people competing very hard for something.

Keen: Very interested in something.

  • Tear

Regardless the tear you shed, Mr. Frank will still tear your examination scripts.

Tear: The drop of liquid that comes out from a person's eye when they cry.

Tear: To damage something by pulling or cutting it apart.

  • Jot

There isn't any jot of truth in what he said, so I didn't jot anything down.

Jot: A very small amount of something

Jot: To write something quickly

Please read more on Homonyms here

English

Types of Networks based on Geographical size

  1. Personal Area Network (PAN): An instance is a Bluetooth connection between two devices.

  2. Local Area Network (LAN): This is the network under a single administrative control and usually within a building.

  3. Campus Area Network (CAN): This network connects various devices within a campus or college

  4. Metropolitan Area Network (MAN): This network connects two offices or companies within a city.

  5. Wide Area Network (WAN): This network connects devices throughout the globe. The internet is a typical example of a WAN.

You can read more on the types of network based on Geographical Size here

ICT

Consumer protection refers to the ways or methods through which consumers enjoy maximum satisfaction from the goods they buy and services rendered to them.

The agencies of consumer protection assists in protecting the consumer rights. These agencies may also be referred to as the organs of consumer protection. Basically, we have three of them, they are:

  1. Government Agencies
  2. Independent Agencies
  3. Legislation

Please read on Consumer Protection here

Business Studies

One of the responsibilities of the government of every nation is to set up agencies or organizations that will protect the interest of the consumers and invariably, the people.

Below are some of the Government Agencies of consumer protection:

  • National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA)
  • National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC)
  • Consumer Protection Council (CPC)
  • Rent Tribunal
  • Ministry of Health
  • Ministry of Commerce
  • Ministry of Transportation
  • Ministry of Environment
  • National Wages and Salaries Commission

Please read on the Government Agencies of consumer protection here

Business Studies


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