Friday, 10 June 2016

Fact Hunters

Tegan Sage
Around 500 years before Christopher Columbus ‘discovered’ the American continent, Vikings had visited its shores, landing in what is now Canada in around AD 1000.

Grace Moody
The Vikings were eco-pioneers – sort of! The ‘long houses’ where families lived would have turf roofs to help keep in the heat.

Lillie Jo Guidotti
Bitter Scandinavian winters and frozen fjords didn’t stop the Vikings from tucking into their favourite food – fish! During warmer months they would hang up and dry fish to eat later.

Athenkosi Nombeko
Did you know that the semicircular canals of the vestibule of the inner ear are responsible for balance? They provide sensory input for equilibrium by detecting acceleration or deceleration.

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