Science Fun Facts: August 30-September 5

Science Fun Facts for the week of August 30-September 5:

Did you know? 

While there is only one global ocean, the vast body of water that covers 71 percent of Earth is geographically divided into distinct regions. The U.S. recognizes five named oceans: Arctic, Atlantic, Indian, Pacific, and Southern. 

 

 

  • More than 50% of all species on Earth are found under the ocean

 

  • In the US alone, there are over 95,000 miles of shoreline. More than half of the US population lives within 50 miles of the coast, called the “coastal zone”.

Article written by Sarah Wyland

Sarah Wyland
Sarah never gets in trouble for being on Facebook and Instagram at work, because its her job. As social media manager, she gets to tell the stories of travelers, teachers, and interesting places. Other titles she enjoys include dog mom to Knox, barre instructor, Crossfit athlete, avid reader, and world traveler.
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