Just for kids

June 29, 1999

Be a 4Kids Detective

When you know the answers to these questions, go to http://www.4Kids.org/detectives/

1. When did Peter the Great rule Russia? (Go to http://www.alvr.com/1imperial2.html to find out.)

2. What are the 2 main types of African rock art?

3. Fact or Fiction: The Galapagos islands have never been connected to a continent.

LEGEND AND LEGACY

Discover the legends, opinions and insights of African-American culture by visiting African-American History Through the Arts, a detailed Web site that covers various periods of creative thought over thousands of years. Prepare yourself for some spell-binding visuals at http://cghs.dade.k12.fl.us/african-american/index.htm including paintings, masks, sculptures and even television programs. Start your adventure by traveling to exotic locales such as Algeria and Libya, where you'll see engravings depicting wild animals, as well as the hunting rituals of the tribal people. Back in America, you'll be able to catch glimpses of the Boston Massacre, Civil War paintings, and beautiful photographs that show the perils of plantation life, as well as icons like Frederick Douglass and the first African-American U.S. Marine.

GO TO GALAPAGOS

Click on http://www.wwf.org/galapagos/ for a superfast trip to the Galapagos Islands--no waiting, no seasickness, no insect bites! World Wildlife Fund's Galapogos site is your ticket to this amazing paradise on Earth. It's the birthplace of lots of scientific discoveries and home to some of the most unusual and endangered species on the planet. Check out the Critter of the Day to learn about sea cucumbers, marine iguanas, tortoises and tropical penguins. Hang with "Lonesome George" for a while. But don't just stare--get into the action! Find out what YOU can do to help preserve this ecological wonder through Wildlife Action. Maybe someday you will voyage to the Galapagos on your own, but in the meantime, catch this virtual wave to get there now.

Pub Date: 06/29/99

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