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Great Middle Grade Books to Give As Gifts – 15 Recommendations for Your Students or Your Classroom Library

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from All That Is Interesting

Jellyfish Are Officially The Most Fascinating Creatures On Earth [35 Facts And Photos]

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This crazy photo from the Yomiuri Shimbun shows a diver swimming amongst a swarm of giant jellyfish. These giant sea blobs, known as Echizen kurage (Nomura's jellyfish), inflict heavy damage on Japanese fisheries in the Sea of Japan each year.

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from About.com Education

10 Facts About Jellyfish

10 Facts About Jellyfish: An example of an invertebrate: Lion's Mane Jellyfish - <i>Cyanea capillata</i>.

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Fun Jellyfish Facts for Kids - Interesting Information about Jellyfish

Baby jellies start out binding to a surface, like coral or rock and grow into a polyp tree where once it is mature enough, the small jellyfish detaches from the tree and grows and reproduces to start the cycle over again. Wicked stuff.

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Medusa (plural medusae) is another word for jellyfish. Medusa is also the word for jellyfish in: Greek, Finnish, Portuguese, Romanian, Hebrew, Serbian, Croatian, Spanish, French, Italian, Hungarian, Polish, Czech, Slovak, Russian and Bulgarian

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