Week of January 16, 2011

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Who chokes in “Attack of the Vegetables”?

The Lady in the Tutti-Frutti Hat belongs to which country?

How long can a horse stand?
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Poetry Slam

smiling starTickle your funny bone when you visit Gareth Lancaster’s Fizzy Funny Fuzzy Poetry for Kids, www.fizzyfunnyfuzzy.
. Start with the Top Ten poems to read the most popular ones on the site. “My Cousin Fred” will give you a good belly laugh as you read about how a family member comes around at the perfect time to take the blame! If you want to sit back and relax, give your eyes a rest and Listen to Poetry samples such as “The Crocodile” and “The Bag Bites Back.” Share your thoughts by rating the poems, and join the mailing list with your parent's permission for something fun to find in your inbox.

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Maxing Out Miniatures

dollGet schooled at Multicultural Education Through Miniatures, www.coedu.usf.edu/culture, where dolls and puppets come together to teach you about global awareness and cultural diversity. Expand your horizons as you browse through Click a Map to search objects by their location, or Select a Photo to get a variety of great mini faces. You can also take part in cool activities such as puzzles, matching games, word scrambles and more. With so many countries and stories to choose from, this site will keep you busy while boosting your smarts.


horseA horse is a horse, of course, of course, and the Museum of Natural History’s The Horse, www.amnh.org/ology/?
, will put you in touch will all things equine. The Biology of the Horse is full of fascinating facts about this magnificent mammal. Did you know a horse's ears turn toward sound or that its eyes overlap for 3-D vision? Be sure to browse through the Beautiful Breeds and their many coat colors, body types and measurements. From great skeletal shots to suggestions for further reading, this site will give you new admiration for the humble horse.

Speak Out

What is your favorite school-night dinner?

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Cyberbullying Blues

Cyberbullying is becoming more common as technology plays a bigger role in our everyday lives. It's important to know what to do if a cyberbully starts harassing you or your friends. A lot of times you can block a person from accessing your online profiles or other online services like e-mail and IM. The most important thing is to make sure you don't retaliate by cyberbullying others, which can only make the problem worse. To learn more about dealing with cyberbullies, check out these sites and pass them on to your friends.

STOP Cyberbullying

What To Do

Keep Safe With Strong Passwords


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