Category Archives: Cyberhunts
In your notebook, answer the following questions. You will need to use a search engine such as Google or Ask.com.
1. What is a cartographer?
2. How many continents are there and what are they named?
3. What is the area of the United States that includes Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, Mississippi, and Louisiana called?
4. What is the imaginary line called that is at 0 degrees latitude?
5. What is the imaginary line called that is at 0 degrees longitude?
6. What ocean is to the east of the United States?
7. What ocean is to the west of the United States?
When you are through, show your work to me. After I approve you work, you may go to this link
9. Listen to whales here. What do they remind you of?
11. Save the Whales
1. Why is the bald eagle called the bald eagle?
2. What is the scientific name of the bald eagle?
3. Where can you find bald eagles?
4. Describe the American bald eagle.
5. When was the bald eagle declared the national emblem for the United States?
6. Why was the bald eagle threatened with extinction?
7. What do bald eagles eat?
8. What is the habitat for bald eagles?
9. Why were bald eagles reclassified from endangered to threatened?
10. What can you do to help conserve rare, threatened, and endangered species and their habitats? Read the entire article and tell me your favorite.
Adapted from Scholastic
Directions: Put on your night-vision goggles and let’s go bat-watching! Expand your knowledge of these nocturnal flyers by visiting these fascinating bat sites. Write your answers in your notebook. Be sure to title the page.
1. Bats are mammals. What can they do that no other mammals can do?
2. Bats can barely see, so how do they find their way around?
3. What is the smallest bat in the world? How light is it?
4. Wrinkled-lipped bats often roost together in caves. How many bats might be in one cave together?
5. What are three things that different kinds of bats eat? http://www.batdetective.com/batseat.htm
6. Megabats are large, fruit-eating bats that live in tropical rain forests. What are they sometimes called?
7. Where did the Spotted Bat get its name?
8. What are two ways that bats are helpful to humans? http://www.bats4kids.org/help.htm
When you have completed this cyberhunt, go HERE to play a game about echolocation.
This week we will continue studying success stories from the Endangered Species Act. This week’s animal is the American alligator. Answer these questions in your notebook. Don’t forget to title the page of your cyberhunt.
1. Who first manufactured Valentines?
2. What did people used to believe would happen if a woman saw a robin flying overhead on Valentine’s Day?
3. Why was Valentine put in jail?
4. Who was the first valentine given to?
5. On what date did Valentine die?
6. How many Valentine cards will be bought in a year?
7. Name seven countries other than the United States that celebrates Valentine’s Day? (Look in the Fast Facts Section.)
8. Who was Cupid?
9. What year did Hallmark make its first Valentine Card?
10. How do you write I love you in German? Choose another language to also write I love you.