Human Body Facts
Read some fun human body facts for kids and find out more about
bones, skeletons, eyes, blood, muscles, the brain, heart and much more.
Children will love the cool information featuring weird did you
know facts, crazy trivia, funny truths and other interesting information that
will help them learn about the amazing human body.
brain uses over a quarter of the oxygen used by the human body. More human
heart beats around 100000 times a day, 36500000 times a year and over a
billion times if you live beyond 30. More human heart facts.
blood cells carry oxygen around the body. They are created inside the bone
marrow of your bones. More blood facts.
colour of a humans skin is determined by the level of pigment melanin that
the body produces. Those with small amounts of melanin have light skin
while those with large amounts have dark skin. More skin facts.
lungs have a surface area of around 70 square metres! More lung facts.
have a stage of sleep that features rapid eye movement (REM). REM sleep
makes up around 25% of total sleep time and is often when you have your
most vivid dreams. More eye facts.
adults have 32 teeth. More teeth facts.
smallest bone found in the human body is located in the middle ear. The
staples (or stirrup) bone is only 2.8 millimetres long. More ear
nose and ears continue growing throughout your entire life. More nose
blink only once or twice a minute while adults average around 10.
well as having unique fingerprints, humans also have unique tongue prints.
left side of your body is controlled by the right side of your brain while
the right side of your body is controlled by the left side of your brain.
are only effective against bacteria, they won't help in fighting off a
takes the body around 12 hours to completely digest eaten food.
sense of smell is around 10000 times more sensitive than your sense of
taste. More senses facts.