Here are the top 5 Fab Facts heard on Episode 9 of Newsy Pooloozi.
FAB FACT NUMBER 1: The earth is 4.5 billion years old.
FAB FACT NUMBER 2: The industrial age is when humans started making massive machines to make, or manufacture, things from clothes and pots and pans to farm equipment, bigger boats, trains and… now cars and computers.
FAB FACT NUMBER 3: Greenhouse gas are gases that trap heat in the Earth’s atmosphere. If we didn’t have them, planet earth would be too cold. But when we have too many – like now – the earth warms up and creates havoc.
FAB FACT NUMBER 4: The glaciers in Greenland – also called the Ice Sheet – have been losing more ice each year than the yearly snowfall can rebuild.
FAB FACT NUMBER 5: Pencils don’t actually contain lead but a similar element called graphite. People just thought it was lead long ago – and even when they realized their mistake – the name stuck.