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Archive for the ‘DYK: Science and Nature Fun’ Category
Baby powder, oil, food coloring.
Vinegar, baking soda, food coloring
Powdered sugar, vinegar, and oil
The Octopus, by Ogden Nash
Tell me, O Octopus, I begs
Is those things arms, or is they legs?
RESEARCH RESEARCH RESEARCH! Can you find the answers to these eight questions?
1. Well, what are those long curly thingies?
2. How many ____________________ does an octopus have?
3. Can you find the origin of the word Octopus?
4. What does “Octo” mean?
Tougher questions. . . Ready?
5. What is the Kingdom, Phylum, Class and Order of an octopus?
6. How many hearts does an octopus have?
7. How many suction cups might an average octopus have? (Hint: about 250 per ____________)
8. What are the plural forms of the word “octopus?”
The exact moment of a sonic boom. An Air Force F-22 Raptor executes a sonic flyby over the flight deck of the aircraft carrier, USS John C. Stennis.
What is a sonic boom?
LOOK IT UP, then write a comment to share what you’ve learned!
These clouds paint a beautiful picture in the skies of Norway.
What types of clouds do you see in this photo?
Hint: Check out this cloud atlas by the Kiwi Kids (ask a parent to copy & paste this address into an Internet browser)
Where is Norway? You can use an Atlas or encyclopedia to help you locate and learn about this beautiful place!
BTW: What is an Atlas? After whom was it named?
Answers lead to questions…