Prevailing winds are winds blowing in their most frequent direction in a certain location. Depending on the latitude, prevailing winds generally blow from east or west, rather than from north or south.

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The dugong lives in the warm coastal waters of the Red Sea, Indian Ocean, and Pacific Ocean. This large mammal looks a little bit like a manatee. Dugongs are herbivores and like to eat sea grass.

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Earth is tilted at 23.5 degrees in relation to our orbit around the Sun. When the North Pole is pointed away from the Sun, it is winter in the northern hemisphere and summer in the southern hemisphere. Vice versa when the North Pole is pointed toward the Sun.

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Located between Asia and Europe, and bordering five countries, the Caspian Sea is the largest lake in the world. The second largest is Lake Superior, which straddles the Canadian-American border in North America.

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Vitamin D is produced in the skin in reaction to sunlight. People who don’t get enough sunlight may need to take a supplement, as this vitamin only naturally occurs in a few foods, such as fatty fish.

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1. Which sport was featured in the movie Hoosiers? 2. If a glow-worm is not a worm, what is it? 3. Which breed of dog won the first “Best in Show” prize at Westminster in 1908? 4. Incisors, canines, and molars are three types of what? 5. A jellyfish has a brain and a heart—T/F?

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Visitors to Iceland might want to try booking a tiny house for their vacation. The tiny house in question has some very special qualities. It’s part of the Panorama Glass Lodge, located about a 30-minute drive from Reykjavík, Iceland’s capital. The bedroom walls and ceiling are made of glass so visitors can go to sleep…

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