One interesting fact about jellyfish for kids is that crystal jellyfish contain a protein that is used in the medical industry to block certain viruses, notes Smithsonian.com. Another is that both people and other jellyf... More »

www.reference.com Pets & Animals Marine Life Jellyfish

Box jellyfish live by the coasts of Australia and in the Indo-Pacific Ocean. They have up to 15 tentacles, which can reach 10 feet in length. Although they do not have a central nervous system, box jellyfish have advance... More »

www.reference.com Pets & Animals Marine Life Jellyfish

Some interesting facts about calcite are that it is part of the Earth's crust and has the chemical name of calcium carbonate. Its chemical formula is CaCO3. Calcite is found in nature in many different shapes and colors ... More »

Non-poisonous jellyfish, such as Moon jellyfish and Blue Blubber jellyfish, are widely available and appropriate as pets for children. Pet jellyfish for kids require a special aquarium and fish-specific diets. More »

Box jellyfish live by the coasts of Australia and in the Indo-Pacific Ocean. They have up to 15 tentacles, which can reach 10 feet in length. Although they do not have a central nervous system, box jellyfish have advance... More »

www.reference.com Pets & Animals Marine Life Jellyfish

The blue bottle jellyfish lives in tropical waters in the Indian Ocean and the Caribbean Sea and off the entire coast of Australia. The jellies float near the surface of the water and often wash up onshore. More »

All jellyfish are invertebrates, which means that they lack backbones. The rest of their anatomy is quite simple, including a primitive nervous system that is capable of detecting heat, light, food and vibrations. Since ... More »