Wonderopolis
  • What was the Kraken?
  • What creature might the Kraken have been based upon?
  • Who wrote a famous sonnet about the Kraken?
Find it out

This Wonder was mostly about...

Test your knowledge
  • How do you get the word out?
  • What is guerilla marketing?
  • Can you create your own advertisement?
Find it out

Which of the following is NOT an example of guerilla marketing?

Test your knowledge
  • When does a cut need stitches?
  • What are sutures?
  • Can stitches come out on their own?
Find it out

Stitches are just loops of thread called ___________.

Test your knowledge
  • Are babies born to love music?
  • What can babies hear before they're born?
  • Does being exposed to music help babies learn?
Find it out

According to one study and this Wonder, which effect did music have on babies in intensive care units?

Test your knowledge
  • What is a black hole?
  • How does a black hole form?
  • How is a black hole like a vacuum?
Find it out

The center of a black hole is called a _____________.

Test your knowledge

Where are You Wondering?

Discover Wonder Hotspots nearby and join!

Wonderopolis
EXPLORE WONDER HOTSPOTS

What Are You Wondering?

Join in the Wonder Creation

Make YOUR wonder a wonderful reality!

277,771

...Questions in the Wonder Bank and counting! Here are the latest...

Latest from the Wonder Bank

  • How do mirrors work?
    Jack
  • Will Robots take over the earth
    Rishap
  • Tomorrow lucky numbers
    Shashank
  • black codes
    bitanya
  • are tigons real
    antony
  • who killed john f. kennedy
    sundiata
  • Does a wart hog actually have warts?
    Ricardo
  • how is play dough made
    maggie
  • My age
    Samesha
  • author of wonderopolis
    conner
  • Why do we need health?
    Juliet
  • What are bananas made of
    Weston
  • What Would Earth Be Like If Human Kind Never Exsisted?
    Skyler
  • Why is lumber so expensive
    Toby
  • How do casts help bones heal?
    Reid
  • why do we blink
    Eva Marie
  • How do you make slime
    nolan
  • how is money made
    emalyn
  • how hot is texas
    callen
  • Do you feel like youve lived this same day many times before?
    Amaya
  • How many time does a human poop on average
    Vansh
  • Why do we cough?
    Thalia
  • Who is the most famous socccer player in the world?
    Ridhwan
  • why does thunder make lightening strike?
    Leo
  • why do cats meow to us
    Bella
  • What happens when you go to sleep?
    Chloe
  • Are beauty marks attractive?
    Aharon
  • Is is possible to get superpowers and how do you get them?
    Aharon
  • What happens if you play video games for the rest of your life?
    Aharon
  • What happens when you go to sleep?
    sky
View all questions in the Wonder Bank

Top Nominated Wonder Questions:

  • +58

    Why do Olympians bite their medals?

    Sam — Glen Allen, VA

  • +50

    What causes blindness?

    Katherine — Owatonna, MN

  • +46

    How does weeds grow?

    Rafiul — Sydney, AL

  • +38

    How many animals are on earth?

    helaina — clearwater, FL

  • +35

    Why does a slinky get tangled so easily and is so hard to untangle?

    Terry — Garner, NC

  • +34

    Why do we procrastinate?

    Evan

Vote for wonder nominees

Explore the World of Wonders

Discover the latest Wonders from SOCIAL STUDIES: Alfred Tennyson, Clash of the Titans, folk tales, German, giant squid, Kraken, and more

Wonderopolis #4

Are You a Good Observer?

Have you ever had a friend claim that he can't see the forest for the trees? If so, you may have WONDERed what this curious phrase means. If you can see the trees, how can you not see the forest?

Wonderopolis #10

Can You Travel the World Without Leaving Home?

Have you ever WONDERed what it's like to ride on a dog sled in the Arctic? Or dance the Flamenco in Spain? There are so many places to WONDER about in this great big world, and there are lots ways to...

Wonderopolis #2

How Do Streets Get Their Names?

When you hear Broadway, Abbey Road, and Bourbon Street, what comes to mind? Bright lights? The Beatles? Mardi Gras? They are some of the most recognizable streets in the world, and though you may neve...

Wonderopolis #22

How Can Spare Change Make a Big Difference?

Many children are already involved in fundraising through their schools, scouts and churches, but bringing philanthropy into the home makes giving back to your community a whole-family effort.

Spread the Joy of Wonder

Wonderopolis Widget

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

×

Spread the Joy of Wonder

Wonderopolis Widget

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