Tuesday, 17 July 2018

WHAT IS AMAZON COW-TREE?


Image result for 7000 species of foodAbout 7000 species of plant are known to have been used by people as food, and about 150 of these are in regular cultivation. Human cultivation of plant is part of agriculture, alongside raising animals. Without agriculture, there would be no human civilization.

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WHAT ARE THE MOST IMPORTANT FOOD CROPS ?
The most important crops are the cereals such as wheat, rice and maize. These from the basis of many people’s diet. Tuber crops, such as potatoes, are also widely grown. All these foods provide carbohydrates, while pulses, such as peas, beans and lentils, are rich in protein.

Image result for citrus fruitsWHICH FRUITS ARE GROWN FOR FOOD ?
Fruits of the temperate regions include apples, pears and strawberries. In warmer regions, there are citrus fruits such as papayas, pineapples and melons. Some fruits have a savoury flavour, such as avocados and peppers.

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SUGAR MAPLE
Maple syrup is often used as a
sweetener with pancakes.
WHAT TREE GIVE US A SWEET, SUGARY SYRUP?
The sugar maple has a sweet sap, which is harvested to make maple syrup. Most maple syrup comes from the province of Quebec, in Canada.

Image result for amazon cow treeWHAT IS THE AMAZON COW-TREE ?
The Amazon cow-tree is a tropical fig. it takes its name from the fact that it produces a milk-like sap, or latex, which can drunk just like cow’s milk.

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SUNFLOWER
Sunflower oil is commonly used for fraying
food and contain essential vitamin E
WHICH PLANTS GIVE US OIL ?
The seed of many plants are rich in oil, which they store as a source of food and energy. We extract oil from several of these plants, including olive, sunflower, corn(maize), soya bean, peanuts, oil-seed rape, sesame and Africa oil palm.

WHAT PLANTS ARE USED TO MAKE SUGAR?
Image result for sugar caneThe main source of sugar is the sweet steams of sugar cane, a tall grass that grows in tropical countries. In some temperate areas, including Europe, there are larger crops of sugar beet. This plant stores sugar in its thickened roots. In some parts of the tropics, the sap of the sugar palm is made into sugar.

Friday, 15 June 2018

what was the china's best kept secret?


Image result for chinaChina was one of the earliest centers of human civilization,with its first cities founded more than 40000 years ago. On the islands of Japan,people were making decorated pottery an amazing 12,000 years ago. Pottery found there is among the oldest in the world.

WHAT MADE CHINA SO RICH?
The invention of Chinese farmers and engineering made the land productive. In the middle ages, the Chinese made spectacular strides in agriculture. They dug network of irrigation channels to bring water to the rice fields. They built machines such as a foot-powered pump to lift water to the fields. The emperor and government officials also ruled China very effectively,allowing it to grow wealthy.

HOW DID CHINA GET ITS NAME?
From the Qin (pronoced’chin’) dynasty, the first  dynasty to rule over a united China. Founded by Qin Shi Huangdi, China’s first emperor, it lasted from 221 to 206 BC. It was responsible for the standardization of Chinese script, weight and measures, and the construction of Great Wall.

WHERE WAS THE MIDDLE KINGDOM?
The Chinese believed their country was at the centre of the world. So they called it the middle kingdom. Indeed for centuries, China was one of the most advanced civilization on earth. Under the tang and song dynasties (AD 618-1279) Chinese cites like Chang’an (modern Xi’an) were the world’s biggest.
    
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GOLDEN TEMPLE
The temple was built in the 14th century in Kyoto, Japan

WHO VALUED HONOUR MORE THAN LIFE?
Japanese warriors called samurai, who were powerful from around the 12th century. They were taught to fight according to a strict code of honour. They believed it was better to commit suicide rather than face defeat

WHICH RULES CLAIMED DESCENT FROM THE SUN GODDESS?
The emperor of Japan. The first Japanese emperor lived about 660 BC. His descendants ruled until AD 1192. After that, shoguns(army generals) ran the government,leving the emperors wirh only religious and ceremonial powers.


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FORBIDDEN CITY
Built from 1406, the place ,'forbidden' to outsiders, was home to China emperor

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Silkworm have kept in china for at least 5000 years.
WHAT WAS CHINA’S BEST KEPT SECRET?
How to make silk for centuries no one else knew how. Chinese women fed silk-moth grubs on mulberry leaves, and the grubs spun thread and wrapped themselves in it to make cocoons. Worker steamed the cocoons to kill the grubs, unwound the thread,dyed,it,and wove it into cloth.

Tuesday, 5 June 2018

which is the coldest desert?

Image result for sahara desertA desert is an area that receives very little rain and so is unable to support much plants growth. Although many desert are in hot regions, some of the world’s desert can extremely cold.

WHICH IS THE DRIEST DESERT?
Most areas of the Sahara desert have around 76 mm of rain fall in an average year, making this one of the driest desert. Parts of the Atacama desert in Chile are also very dry. Some years may pass between rainfalls there.

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SAHARA DESERT
The dry central region of the sahara desert is coverd
by vast sand dunes.
WHICH IS THE HOTTEST DESERT?
Parts of the Sahara, in North America, and the Mojave Desert, in North America, experiences extremely high temperatures. The average summer temperature may be over 40 degree celcius. In Death valley in the Mojave Desert, temperature of 57 degree celcius have been recorded.

WHICH IS THE BIGGEST DESERT?
The Sahara in North America covers an area of about 9,269,000 square kilometers. This is nearly as big as United states of America.  
  
WHAT IS A RAIN SHADOW?
A rain shadow is a dry region of land that lies close to a mountain range. The mountains block the passage of rain- bringing clouds, casting a shadow of dryness. The Gobi Desert in central Asia, is in the shadow of the Himalayan Mountains.

WHY ARE SOME DESERT EXPANDING ?
The Sahara is growing larger each year, partly because the climate is getting gradually warmer, but mainly because the climate is getting gradually warmer, but mainly because the plant life on the edges of the desert has been destroyed by grazing animals.

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ANTARCTIC DESERT
The continent is too dry and cold to support
much plant life; only moss, lichen and algae can grow.
WHICH IS THE COLDEST DESERT?
Antarctica is sometimes called a cold desert, and is in fact extremely dry, because all its water is locked up as ice. The desert of central Asia – in Mongolia and western China – are chilled in winter by cold air from the Arctic. Even in summer, when the day are hot, the temperature can drop to below freezing at night.

Thursday, 10 May 2018

SAVE ANIMALS LIVE

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A GIRAFFE'S HEIGHT ALLOWS IT TO WATCH OUT CONSTANTLY FOR PREDATORS.
IT NEEDS TO SLEEP FOR ONLY TWO HOURS A DAY.

After the elephant,  the largest animals are the rhinoceros, hippopotamus and giraffe. All three live in Africa, while the rhino also lives in Asia. These mammals are plant-eaters known as ungulates, which are distinguished by their hoofed feet.

HOW MANY BONES ARE THERE IN A GIRAFFE’S NECK?
A giraffe has seven bones in its neck, just like other mammals including humans. But the giraffe’s neck bones are much longer than those of other animals and have more flexible joints between them.

HOW TALL IS A GIRAFFE?
A male giraffe stands up to 5.5 meters tall to the tips of its horns. It has a very long neck, and front legs that are longer than its back legs so that the body slopes down towards the tail. The long neck allows it to feed on leaves that other animals cannot reach.
IS THE RHINO ENDANGERD  

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JAVAN RHINO IS MOST VULNERABLE.
All five species of rhinoceros are endangered. The Javan rhino is the most vulnerable: only about 60 animals remain. Rhinoceroses have been over-hunted for their horns, which are valuable in tradition medicine.

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WHITE RHINO IS ACTUALLY GREYISH. IT IS
ALSO KNOWN AS SQUARE- LIPPED RHINO.
ARE RHINOCEROSES              FIERCE?
Despite their ferocious appearance and huge horns, white rhinos are usually peaceful, plant-eating animals. However, black rhinos can be ill-tempered and aggressive. If threatened, one will charge its enemy at high speed. Mothers defending their young can be particularly dangerous.

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HIPPOS WALLOW TO STAY COOL IN
THE HOT AFRICA SUN/
CAN HIPPOS SWIM? 
The hippo spends most of its day in or near water and comes out to land at night feed on plants. It is a powerful swimmer and walk on the bottom of the river at surprisingly fast speeds.

WHAT IS AN OKAPI?
An okapi is a relative of the giraffe that lives in the Africa rainforest. It was unknown until 1900. The male has small horns on its head and long tongue like a giraffe’s, but it does not have a long neck.