As everyone knows, the common cold is just that, common. On average an adult human develops common cold symptoms at least 3 to 4 times per year. In young children this number can jump up to more than 8 times per year. Do you know that the common cold is responsible for over 1/4 of all missed school days children miss? Studies have shown that the common cold is also behind about 40% of work time lost. It’s a fact that common cold is infectious and it is spread easily. That is just one of the main reasons for it being called the common cold. Below we are listing some common cold facts, some of which you might know or have heard about and others you might not. Either way we hope that this article can help bring you more awareness and facts about the common cold soREAD MORE!
Magnets can be fun to play around with. They are one of the wonders of our universe that have many uses and are found in many things. Some uses for magnets are well known and others are not so well know. Magnets are an important part of our modern lifestyle. We are sure you know something about magnets but below are some interesting facts about magnets that you might not know. Interesting Facts about Magnets The ends of a piece of magnet are referred to as a pole and this is where the magnetism force is strongest. The biggest known magnet that we know of is our planet, Earth. It has its own North Pole and South Pole. One of the basic characteristics of a magnet is that like poles repel each other and opposite poles attract each other. The common phrase ‘opposites attract’READ MORE!
Teachers play a very important role in shaping what our society is like as well as our common beliefs about our world. However, not everyone will recognize the important contribution that our teachers make to our society. Society as a whole, tends to fail to empathize with teachers. While there are some people who think that a teacher’s job is way too easy, others commonly believe that anyone who wants to, can become a teacher. Below are the top myths and misconceptions about teachers and teaching. Top Misconceptions & Myths About Teaching Teachers Are Always Overpaid It can be very annoying to teachers when someone says that a teachers job is one of the easiest types of jobs around, because teachers just need to teach a few hours each day. Many people believe that most teachers are overpaid because their work day ends in the early afternoon.READ MORE!
We live in a very interesting and wonderful world with interesting things happening every day. Some of these things are wonderful and some are very alarming. Here at New Concept Encyclopedia we thought that we would share some of these facts with you. Perhaps through sharing & education we can make a change for the better when it concerns the alarming facts as well as learn to enjoy the wonderful facts a bit more. The Facts: Only 1% of the worlds water supply is usable, 97% are the oceans and 2% is frozen. On average, ONE supermarket goes through more than 60,000,000+ paper bags every year! Earth’s tallest tree is a coast redwood tree in California, measuring at over 360 tall. The oldest trees in the world are 4,600+ year old Bristlecone pines located in the USA. Approximately 5 million+ tons of oilREAD MORE!
Watching television has become a routine part of most people’s lives. Television can be fun, entertaining, informative and more. In many ways television is a good thing, but it can and does have some negative affects, especially on children. Watching too much television can take up time that can be spent in a more productive and healthy activity like exercising or reading a book. It uses up time that you could spend with your family members and friends. This article talks about some of the negative effects television can have on children. Many children watch television for several hours a day. Some children even stay up late watching television and missing out on their needed sleep. times, they stay up late to watch television. The addiction to television by children deprives them of their time to play, read books and other more useful activities. Television canREAD MORE!