Monday 21 March 2016

Fact Hunters: Volcanoes & Lifts

David White
Did you know that, on average, 60 volcanoes erupt every year?

Cydney Ridley
The Bailong Elevator is a glass elevator built onto the side of a huge cliff in China. It  is 1,070 feet high. It is claimed to be the highest and heaviest outdoor elevator in the world.

Sarah Wall
Did you know that Chinese warriors used to wear paper armour? Made from processed paper 1 - 3 inches thick. it  offered greater mobility and was lighter in weight than steel.

Joshua Kaylor
Incredibly the 2011 earthquake near Japan increased the Earth's rotation speed, shortening the day by 1.8 microseconds!

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