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AUSTRALIA presented by 1st grade!

Fun Facts about the Great Barrier Reef in Australia:

  • It is the largest living thing on Earth!
  • It can be seen from space.
  • There are 600 types of soft and hard coral.
  • Six of a total of 7 species of sea turtles live in the Great Barrier Reef.
  • It is 20,000,000 years old!

GREENLAND presented by 4th grade!

FUN FACTS about Greenland!

  • The name Greenland means “land of people”.
  • Almost 80% of the land mass is covered by an ice cap and glaciers.
  • 17,000 of the 56,000 residents of Greenland live in the capital Nuuk.
  • The Greenland Ice sheet is estimated to be between 400,000 and 600,000 years old.
  • Hot springs with temperatures between 98-100 degrees Fahrenheit are big tourist attractions in Greenland!

ICELAND – presented by Kindergarten for Living Traditions

MORE FUN FACTS about ICELAND

  • Many Icelanders believe in Elves and Trolls!
  • It has one of the oldest democracies in the world.
  • The unique Icelandic language has over 100 words for the “wind”!
  • Icelanders LOVE ice cream!
  • It’s cool to swim outside in the winter!  
  • Iceland was the last place on earth settled by humans.
  • Over 60% of the population of Iceland live in the capital city of Reykjavik.
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