Be a 4Kids Detective

Just for kids

July 06, 1999

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

1. What is the mission of the skeletal system?(Go to Http://nsbri.tamu.edu/ HumanPhysSpace/ to find out.)

2. What did navigational beacons tell sailors?

3. Where were the first dinosaur bones found?

THE ART OF NAVIGATION

Aye, mate! Your goal is to reach the Americas by sea. But navigating these waters is no easy task, and naval captains have to be smart with maps, weather, ocean currents and the Earth's magnetism. Thanks to Latitude: The Art and Science of Fifteenth-Century Navigation, young sailors will get the lowdown on finding their way on the oceans. Steer your boat out to http://www.ruf.rice.edu/%7Efeegi/index.html and get ready to make a splash! From the fishing boats of the 1400s to the beautiful caravel of the 1500s, you'll follow the evolution of ship building and learn the skills of traditional sailing. By looking to the stars, you'll always find your way. But be sure to steer clear of those hurricanes! Get online and come sail away!

MUSEUM OF UNNATURAL MYSTERY

The wild, wonderful and weird come together at the Museum of UnNatural Mystery, a cyberspace exhibition dedicated to the riddles of science and society. Get a clue at http://un museum.mus.pa.us/unmuseum. htm and wander the halls of this strange showcase. The site investigates the possibility of flying saucers and lets you run with the raptors at the Dinosaur Safari. The Lost Worlds Exhibition is captivating, featuring info on beasts such as the Tasmanian Tiger, the Sasquatch and the Abominable Snowman. It's a haunted house of fact and fiction.

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