Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6Science Fun Facts  An inch of rain water is equivalent to 10 inches of snow.  The universe has about 100 billion galaxies.  One quarter of your bones are in your feet.  The microwave was invented when a researcher walked by a radar tube and a chocolate bar melted in his pocket.  Fleas can jump 130 times higher than their own height.  Most people blink 17,000 – 20,000 times a day.  The highest recorded temperature was 134 degrees in Death Valley, California. The lowest was minus 129 in Antarctica.  A cockroach can live for several weeks without its head.  An astronaut can be two inches taller after returning from space. (The spine expands without gravity.)  It is impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.  For every person on earth there are about 200 million insects.  The word science comes from the Latin“scientia” which means“knowledge.” Career InfoGuide Careers in Science Copyrighted Material 602-17 WOODBURN PRESS ©Copyright Woodburn Press LLC all rights reserved This digital publication was presented by: