Interesting Science Facts

Which three elements make up all carbohydrates?
All carbohydrates are made of oxygen,carbon,and hydrogen.
All those yummy sugars are made up of these three elements.

What is the most abundant protein in our hair?
Our hair is composed mainly of the protein keratin. In fact keratin makes up 60 to 85 % of our hair. Lately scientists have begun understand you can use this protein to identify people.

What is the most abundant protein in our body?
Collagen is the most abundant protein in our body. It is used in our skin,ligaments, and tendons. It is found in all animals.

Do all fish have scales? No In fact the hagfish has a slimy mucus covering it’s body and no scales. The lamprey has a skin like covering.

What is the largest living structure in the world?
The great barrier reef off the coast of Austria is the largest living structure. It is composed of small polyps.
It has been in the news lately because it is beginning to die off.

Is this proof aliens have visited planet Earth?

dust mite

No this is just a picture of a dust mite magnified using an electron microscope.
An electron microscope uses electrons to magnify, and can magnify up to 2 million times.

What is this insect trying to say to you?

yellow jacket

It is saying, by using it’s yellow coloration, to stay way or I will bite,  sting, or harm you.  The yellow color is known as warning coloration.