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A day out with animal record breakers!

A day out at a wildlife reserve to find out record-breaking facts about the animals children can see at the zoo. Could be used to inspire discussons on conservation and endangered species. …

From  Guiness World Records on December 11th, 2019 10 likes 2,092 plays

Eclipse hunters - most instances under the moon's umbral shadow

The record for the most total solar eclipses viewed is 35, jointly held by two American umbraphiles: Glenn Schneider and John Beattie. This video shows their trip into the path of totality…

From  Guiness World Records on December 11th, 2019 10 likes 1,159 plays

Farthest flight by a paper aircraft

Joe has designed a paper aeroplane that flies further than any other. He provides some tips to help with aerodynamic design. Use to prompt discussion about design for flight.

From  Guiness World Records on December 11th, 2019 94 likes 5,863 plays

Fastest baseball pitch (female)

The fastest baseball pitch by a female is 69 mph (111.05 km/h) and was achieved by Lauren Boden (USA). Use to discuss baseball, or to lead a session on different styles of throwing.

From  Guiness World Records on December 11th, 2019 2 likes 1,011 plays

Fastest time to solve a Rubik's cube on a pogo stick

George holds the record for the fastest time to solve a rubik's cube on a pogo stick. He was inspired to learn how to solve the rubik's cube by his father. Prompts a discussion…

From  Guiness World Records on December 11th, 2019 2 likes 999 plays

Most tattooed man

Lucky Diamond Rich talks about accepting who you are and feeling like he has an identity as a result of his Guinness World Records title - as the most tattooed man in the world. Use to…

From  Guiness World Records on December 11th, 2019 1 likes 559 plays

Most overhead benchpresses of a person in one minute

Most overhead benchpresses of a person in one minute - Iron Biby was bullied for being bigger and heavier than his peers. He wanted to prove that big guys can be fit, and he has done this…

From  Guiness World Records on December 11th, 2019 0 likes 198 plays

Loudest mezzo soprano vocal note (female)

The loudest mezzo-soprano vocal note (female) is 113.8 dB, and was achieved by Smilyana Zaharieva (Bulgaria). Use to discuss decibels and measurement of volume.

From  Guiness World Records on December 11th, 2019 1 likes 161 plays

Longest plank

Dana held the plank position for 4 hr 19 min and 55 sec. What is involved in maintaining the plank position, and what happens to your body during this time?

From  Guiness World Records on December 11th, 2019 2 likes 658 plays

Largest LEGO® brick diorama

The largest LEGO brick diorama is more than 21 square metres. What is a diorama? How did the creators design this diorama and how did they translate their designs into reality?

From  Guiness World Records on December 11th, 2019 5 likes 1,033 plays

Largest collection of Dragon Ball Memorabilia

Hitoshi has more than 10,000 items in his Dragon Ball collection. He talks about how his love of Dragon Ball has helped him cope with his fears, and the underlying principle of good…

From  Guiness World Records on December 11th, 2019 2 likes 307 plays

Most consecutive basketball free throws by a humanoid robot (assisted)

The most consecutive basketball free throws by a humanoid robot (assisted) is 2,020 shots, and was achieved by Toyota Motor Corporation and Alvark Tokyo. They explain the differences from…

From  Guiness World Records on December 11th, 2019 0 likes 444 plays

Lowest vocal note sung (female)

The lowest vocal note by a female is 72.5 hertz(es), and was achieved by Helen Leahey (UK). Use to discuss octaves and vocal range.

From  Guiness World Records on December 11th, 2019 0 likes 512 plays

Fastest time to solve a 4x4x4 Rubik's Cube

Max Park has numerous Rubik's cube records. His parents and friends describe how the cubing community has helped Max, who has autism. Prompts a discussion about autism, community,…

From  Guiness World Records on December 11th, 2019 10 likes 7,557 plays

Heaviest seated deadlift

Martin was injured in the army and now uses a wheelchair. He smashes the record for the heaviest seated deadlift and talks about what the achievement means and how powerlifting helped him…

From  Guiness World Records on December 11th, 2019 2 likes 367 plays

Longest time to hold the peacock pose

Vijesh held the peacock pose for 3 min 5 sec. Use to discuss yoga positions, and what is involved in maintaining a pose.

From  Guiness World Records on December 11th, 2019 0 likes 133 plays