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10 Big Ben Facts for Kids

1. Big Ben is the world's biggest four-faced clock. 2. The clock got functional on seventh September 1859.
3. Big Ben is a famous landmark situated in Westminster, London.
4. The clock inside the Elizabeth Tower is officially known as Great Bell. 
5. Elizabeth Tower and the Great Bell together referred to as Big Ben.
6. Earlier, the tower was called Clock Tower.
7. In 2012, Big Ben tower got its official name Elizabeth Tower.
8. Augustus Pugin and Charles Barry were two architects who took the responsibility for building Big Ben. 
9. The Big Ben chimes at regular interval as given below Four Quarter Bells – Every quarter-hour  The Great Bell – Every hour 
10. The Big Ben is 315 feet (96 meters) high. The Great Bell's pendulum is 3.9m long and  300Kg heavy. Enable GingerCannot connect to Ginger Check your internet connection
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10 Russia Facts For Kids

1. Russia is the biggest nation in the whole world. 
2. It is on the landmasses of Europe and Asia. 
3. It contains nine distinctive time zones. 
4. The nation is a neighbor of fourteen countries.  
5. Moscow is the biggest city and capital of The Russian Federation as well.
6. After the fall of the Soviet Union in 1991, Russia became The Russian Federation.  
7. Boris Yeltsin was chosen as the first Russian President in 1991.
8. The Russian economy is one of the biggest in the whole world.
9. The country has the world's greatest  natural gas reserve and supplies of oil, coal, iron aluminum, etc. 
10. The currency used in Russia is the ruble.

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Eiffel Tower Facts For Kids

1. Eiffel tower is one of the most famous tourist spots in the world. 

2. Eiffel tower is located on the Champ de Mars in Paris as a sign of national heritage in France.

3. The iconic tower project was completed in the year 1889  by a man called Gustave Eiffel. 

4. The Eiffel Tower is made of iron and weighs around 10000 tonnes.

5. The Eiffel Tower is 1050 feet tall and one of the tallest man-made structures on the planet.

6.  Millions of people visit the Eiffel Tower every year. Tourists or visitors can move up steps to the initial two levels or take a lift.

7. The tower was initially constructed as the passage curve for the World's Fair in 1889.

8. Due to the coronavirus epidemic, the iconic tower was closed for 104 days in 2020.

9. The French name for the Eiffel Tower is La Tour Eiffel, it additionally has another name La Dame De Fer which implies the iron lady.

10. The nickname Iron Lady is originated because the tower is incredibly constructed from 7,300 tons of iron. 

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States of Matter Solids, Liquids and Gases

Everything around us whether it is visible or invisible (gases) are matters in different forms. Matter can conventionally be found in one of the three stages of solid, liquid or gases.

The word Matter has several meanings. Scientifically, the matter is anything that occupies space and has mass.

The matter is comprised of small particles called atoms and molecules (groups of items). Atoms are the smallest unit of matter.

Three different types of matter can easily be understood with the example of water because water is the only common substance that is naturally found as a solid, liquid, or gas.

Particles of matter don't change. They have similar quantities of protons and electrons in all the states. 

States of Matter

1.  Solid
In a solid-state, atoms of matter are stuffed together so firmly that they can't move. This is the reason solids are so hard.

2. Liquid
In most liquids, the atoms are less densely packed, allowing them to move around. The particles are still held firmly, but not …

California Facts For kids

1. California is the most populous state of the United States. The state stands at number three when it is compared to the geographical area of other states of the USA. The area of California state is 423,970 km.

2. Sacramento is The state capital of California. Los Angeles, San Diego, San Jose, and San Francisco are the other well-known cities of the state.

3. California is located in the Pacific region in the west and with Mexico towards the south.
It is bordered by the following four states:
1. Arizona to the southeast 
2. Oregon to the north 
3. Nevada to the east 
4. Baja California (Mexican state) to the south.

4. The five other names of California are:
1. Grape State
2. Golden West
3. The Sunshine State
4. The Eureka State
5. The Bear State 

5. California has a great economy. It is one of the richest states in the USA. The gold mines were discovered in the past around 1848. 

6. The Golden Gate Bridge is the state's famous landmark. The presence of the Golden Gate Bridge is one of the fact…

Food Chain And Food Web

Every living being on the earth needs the energy to survive. The sun is the source of energy. The plants are autotrophs they get energy from soil, water, and the sunlight. Similarly, animals also need energy. Animals are not autotrophs that is they rely completely on plants and other animals for the energy. Animals get energy when they eat food. 

Food Chain
The dependency of plants and animals can better be explained with the help of a food chain. 

For example  
The grass is the food for cattles, the cattles can be the food of lion. The lion can not eat grass. The cattles can not eat lion. In this way the balance of an ecosystem is maintained. The energy is transferred from one living being to another.

Food web
One animal can be part of more than one food chain. Suppose there are four animals in a food chain. Out of four three can have their presence in another food chain. The multiple food chains thus form a food web. 
For instance, the mouse can be the prey of a cat or a snake. The cat and…

Fun Cat Facts for kids

Cats are the world's most loved and domesticated pets. Kids and pet lovers love the cuteness of the cats. A Cat(feline) is like one of the cutest family members for many. Cats are good companions for those who live alone. Here are a few interesting facts about cats. 

1. A feline can bounce around multiple times their tallness.

2. A cat's feeling of smell is multiple times more noteworthy compared to a human. 

3. Cats are lazy creatures. The normal cat drowses 16 to 18 hours out of each day.

4. A feline can bounce around 6 to 7 times their tallness. 

5. Cats are carnivorous rats and mice are their favorite food.

6. A male feline is known as a "Tom" and a female feline is known as a "Queen." The young baby cats are called Kittens. 

7. If a cat falls from the fourth floor, there is a great possibility of survival.  

8. Cat Moustaches called vibrissae or whiskers. These are sensory hairs that make cats aware of their surroundings in the dark.

9. Domestic cats are ace hu…