Fun Facts of Water for Kids

Written on the 9 December 2013 by Peter

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Teaching kids about water can often be a fun process. There are lots of great water facts for kids that they will find entertaining and when teaching water facts, kids are more likely to remember what they learn if it is learned in smaller factoids instead of a longer lesson. Here are some fun facts of water for kids.

1. Seventy five percent of the planet Earth is covered in water

2. Ninety seven percent of the water on the planet is salt water that is found in the Earth's oceans.

3. Seventy five percent of the Earth's fresh water is frozen in the northern and southern polar ice caps.

4. The amount of water on Earth now is the same amount of water that was on Earth when the planet was created.

5. Seventy five percent of your brain is made up of water.

6. Seventy five percent of a tree is water.

7. Only one percent of the water on the planet is suitable and available for human use.

8. While a person can live for around a month without food, people can only live for around one week without water.

9. The average US citizen uses between eighty and one hundred gallons of water a day. In medieval times, people only used around five gallons of water per day.

10. Koala bears are one of only two creatures that do not drink water and instead get their water from other resources (in the Koala's case: eucalyptus leaves).

11. Water is the regulator of both the planet and your body's temperature.

12. The bathroom uses more water than any other room in your home.

13. San Diego imports almost all of its water-if the water imported got put into bottles, the bottles would circle the planet almost one and a half times.

14. If all American citizens used just one gallon less water during your shower (showers take between twenty five and fifty gallons), the country could save eight five billion gallons of water each year.

15. A faucet can use between 5 and 10 ltr of water every minute.

16. It takes 40 ltr of water to wash a load of laundry

17. It takes twenty 15 ltr of water to wash a load of dishes.

18. It takes between 5 and 10 ltr of water to flush a toilet.

These are just some of the great water facts for kids. Other facts of water for kids involve facts about water safety, water conservation and clean water facts. Kids are always curious about water and the many uses it has. Knowing that their bodies are made mostly of water and that the water they drink today could contain the same minerals and vitamins that were eaten by the dinosaurs is always a great delight for them to learn. There are plenty of fun facts of water for kids. Teaching your kids about water facts is something that every parent and teacher looks forward to!
 


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