Scientific name: family: diomedeidae
Albatrosses are large sea birds. The great albatross has the largest wingspan of any bird. Albatrosses can glide for very long distances. They eat squid and fish that they dive into the water to catch.
Asbestos refers to a group of silicate rocks that have the interesting property of forming long, thin fibers. Asbestos was cheap, strong, had great insulating qualities and was widely used as a building material, with its use peaking in the 1970s. Asbestos can cause lung cancer, mesothelioma and other issues if it is inhaled, and because of this its use is currently banned in many countries.
Barbados is an island country off the north coast of South America. The capital of Barbados is Bridgetown.
A boss is someone who employs other people, or who manages them and tells them what to do. Bosses can be male or female.
Comoros is an island country located in the Indian Ocean. The capital of Comoros is Moroni. People in Comoros speak French, Comorian, and Arabic.
A cross is a shape made by crossing two straight lines. Crosses are often built out of two pieces of wood nailed together. The Christian cross usually seen on top of churches has the horizontal part of the cross much shorter than the vertical part.
Floss is a kind of thin, flat, waxed thread that you use to clean between your teeth with. Keeping your teeth and gums clean keeps them healthy.
Gloss describes something that is shiny. Some kinds of paint are glossy. Your hair will be glossy if you look after it well.
A gyros, also called a yiros or döner kebab in some countries, is a Greek dish made up of cooked meat, vegetables like tomato and onion, and tzatziki (a kind of cucumber and yoghurt sauce) or garlic sauce wrapped in pita bread.
Scientific name: division: bryophyta
Mosses are tiny plants, usually around a centimeter tall. They grow in damp, shady places in clumps, so they often form large green mats. Mosses don't have flowers or seeds. Instead, they grow spores just like mushrooms and ferns do. The picture is taken very close up of some moss that is barely 1cm tall. You can clearly see the spore pods sticking up from the moss.