This is the ideal week to take a look at some of our favorite Science Art for Kids, because this is Earth Sciences Week! And the Wednesday of Science Week is National Fossil Day, so there’s a lot to celebrate.
We’ve got some interesting facts about fossils and science for you in honor of Earth Science Week and National Fossil Day!
Fossil comes from “fossilis,” a Latin word that means “dug up.”
Fossilized bones aren’t bones at all, because rock replaces nearly all the bone material.
See our Dinosaur Art for some pre-fossil dinos!
Every year, Hawaii moves about 10 centimeters closer to Japan.
Oceans cover around 70% of the earth
Check out some of our map art to see what we’re talking about!
Compared to the other planets in our solar system, Venus spins backwards.
A person who weighs 200 pounds on earth would weigh 76 pounds on Mars. This is because gravity is different on Mars.
Our outer space art is out of this world. Come see!
Can you find other interesting facts about earth and outer space? There is so much to learn, and National Earth Science Week is the perfect time to do so!