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Eight Facts About Science

  Sharks do not have a single bone in their bodies. Their skeletons are made up of cartilage; which is a bit like the tough, flexible tissue that makes human ears
  Plastic bags photo-degrade, this means that when we throw them away they absorb lots of harmful toxins which can hurt or even kill animals that swallow them.
  Electricity can be made from wind, water, the sun and even animal poo.
  Electric eels can produce strong electric shocks of around 500 volts for both self-defense and hunting.
  The biggest muscle in your body is the gluteus maximus (buttocks)
  The strongest muscle in your body is your tongue
  How loud a sound is depends on the amplitude (or the 'height') of the sound waves that are making it. A loud sound has high waves while a quiet sound has low waves.
  When you break wind it smells bad because of small amounts of hydrogen sulfide gas and mercaptans in the mixture. Best to do it on the move!