What Are You Wondering?
Join in the Wonder Creation
Make YOUR wonder a wonderful reality!
...Questions in the Wonder Bank and counting! Here are the latest...
Latest from the Wonder Bank
did dinosaurs really exsistkimbree martinez
Why do dogs have dew claws?Payton Ross
What happens when you close your eyes ? Can you still see??Stella Richmond
Why do cats hide in boxes?Isabella Hammond
What is the outline of our skin?Isabelle Jorge
Do cats have nine lives?Jaycee Skaggs
When were women allowed to serve on juries?Janet Grover
what was the first form of human speaking?Sara D
why does girls wear a lot of make up for no good reasonIsabella Amu
why is reading books so important for your life and career?Isabella Amu
why do glass cuts hurt so much?Cynthia Amu
why do people bite or suck on there fingers before an examine?Isabella Amu
Why does everyone like video games so muchIsabella Amu
why does your pinky hurt when it hits the wall?Cynthia Amu
why do people have wild animals as pets?Cynthia Amu
Why does water exist?Alex Coffey
When will martial law take effect?Ana Fug
Where did sound come from?Timothy Holt
I wonder why you can only move your top jaw?Alexis Crooker
what heats up the atmosphere fueling on earthhayley le
How big can a zebra get?Staci Mattlage
What is the healthiest after school snack?Shelly Roberts
How do we know that dinosaurs actually excistedCate Guenther
Why does your eyes hurt when your on an electronic for too long?Cynthia Amu
why do noses bleedm m
which is the oldest continuous country or city in the world?JOE MURRAY
why do we poopBeatris Ibarra
Why do ghosts haunt people?Emily Modica
Who do you think Jesus is?Harold Hicks
Top Nominated Wonder Questions:
What makes the ocean blue when water is clear?
What will school be like in the future?
How do you get into a bad habit?
how was water created
Who made up gymnastics
Why does at low atomic pressure water boils faster?
Where are You Wondering?
Discover Wonder Hotspots nearby and join!EXPLORE WONDER HOTSPOTS
Books friends are the very best friends.Just a week ago, my good book friend introduced me to Patience Mason as Teri knows of my interest in ABC books, particularly when teaching classification as a rhetorical mode (a post for anot
Since it is raining outside today, I decided to go to one of my favorite resource sites to do a search for “rain” to see what I could find!The resources and ideas just flooded in …A few of them were the ones I expected …But some were so much more …Here are just a few of the many resources found when I searched
While I was attending the NCFL Conference, someone asked me if I knew the Wonder of the Day from Wonderopolis that day ….I had to sadly admit that I did not know …But I quickly found out:While in a 4th grade classroom today, I gave an instruction to students getting
Explore the World of Wonders
How Old Are Fairy Tales?
From Cinderella to The Three Little Pigs, Sleeping Beauty to Rapunzel, fairy tales have been a beloved part of literature throughout h…
What Bedtime Story Would You Tell?
The earliest forms of storytelling were spoken. Storytellers recited stories from memory. They may also have used hand gestures and facial expressions…
Who Invented the Alphabet?
No single person or culture invented the alphabet — it has evolved over centuries. In order to understand modern alphabets, we must take a trip back through time…
How Can Four Legs Help You Become a Better Reader?
Family pets may not have a lot to say, but they make great listeners. Children are typically less stressed when reading aloud knowing their four-legged audience is patient and nonjudgmental…
Spread the Joy of Wonder
GET YOUR WONDER DAILY
Subscribe to Wonderopolis and receive the Wonder of the Day® via email or SMS
Share with the World
Tell everybody about Wonderopolis and its wonders.
Interested in sharing Wonderopolis® every day? Want to add a little wonder to your website? Help spread the wonder of families learning together.Add widget
Wonderopolis Partners & Sponsors
NCFL and Delta Dental began a partnership in 2014 and today, Delta Dental supports production of all new Wonders of the Day appearing on Wonderopolis.org. Since 1966, Delta Dental of Kentucky has been working to improve oral health and hygiene by emphasizing preventative care, because Delta Dental believes that everyone deserves to enjoy a healthy smile.
As America's largest and most trusted dental benefits carrier, Delta Dental covers more Americans than any other dental benefits provider and strives daily to make dental coverage more accessible and affordable to a wide variety of employers, groups, and individuals.
Better World Books
Better World Books collects and sells new and used books online, matching each purchase with a book-for-book donation and generating funds for literacy initiatives in the U.S. and around the world. Since its founding in 2003, the Mishawaka, Indiana-based company has raised more than $23 million for libraries and literacy, donated 20 million books; reused or recycled over 229 million books, and achieved 54,000 tons of carbon offsets through carbon balanced shipping. Better World Books provides support for Camp Wonderopolis.
The Dollar General Literacy Foundation also provides funding for the National Literacy Directory, a resource that launched in 2010 and strives to reach the 35.7 million adults ages 18-64 who do not have a high school diploma by guiding them to better-paying, more stable jobs.
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
In 2013, NCFL began a partnership with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to ensure that our network of students, teachers, and families thrive among recent shifts in standards-based education.
The Foundation's multi-year investment leverages the unique strengths of Wonderopolis® and supports the development of the Wonder Ground and our growing network of educators committed to wonder and inquiry.