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Where Is Ecuador? Located in South America, Ecuador is a small country along the equator with diverse landscapes filled with forests and mountains.  The country has its capital in Quito which is at a high altitude. The biggest city in Ecuador is Guayaquil which is on the coast.  Two ranges of the Andes mountains run from north to south through central Ecuador. The highest peak is Chimborazo which is at 20702 feet. Ecuador generally has…

What Is The Holocaust? Regarded as the most horrific incident in human history, Holocaust occurred in 1941 – 1945 during World War 1 when Hitler was the leader of Germany. More than 6 million Jews were murdered by the Nazis at the command of Adolf Hitler.  Millions of other people that Hitler didn’t like were killed along with the Jews including the Polish people, Catholics, Serbs, and even handicapped people.  It is believed that more…

What Is Liberty Bell? Liberty Bell is hung in the Liberty Bell centre in Philadelphia where it was rung to announce the independence of the United States from Great Britain.  This bell, made up of copper and tin, is 3 feet high and 12 feet around the bottom and weighs about 943 kilograms.  A verse from the bible is inscribed on the bell: “Proclaim liberty throughout all the land unto all the inhabitants thereof.”This line…

Historical Yellowstone National Park facts for kids Yellowstone national park has the title of being the first national park in the country and the world. It has the world’s largest collection of geysers, the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone and the Yellowstone River, and many waterfalls.  Even though native Americans used to reside in this area, now this national park is home to a diversifying range of flora and fauna. The US government set this area…

Who Is Barack Obama? Barack Hussein Obama was the 44th president of the United States. He was the first African American to be elected as the president of the United States defeating John McCain and also got reelected in 2012. He was born on August 4, 1961, in Honolulu, Hawaii where he was raised by his mother and parents. When he was of the age of 2, his parents got divorced. He used to live…

What is King Cobra? King cobra is a species of snake native to Asia and is one of the most dangerous and highly venomous.  One fearful King cobra fact for kids to know is that King Cobra’s bite can kill humans in just 15 minutes and a positively grown Mammoth in a few hours.  The scientific name of the king cobra is Ophiophagus Hannah, and it is categorized as Reptile. Determined by experts, the group…

What Is Milky Way? Milky Way, in simple terms, is a collection of celestial bodies like stars, planets, asteroids, comets, and other objects in space. As 9 planets that revolve around the sun form a solar system, many such solar systems all together make a Milky Way. Milky Way is a Galaxy.  Galaxies consist of millions of stars and millions of Galaxies from the Universe. Milky Way Galaxy appears like the dusty milky stretch of…