Be a 4Kids Detective

www.4Kids.Org.

March 15, 2000

Visit these Web sites to find the answers, then go to www.4Kids.org/detectives/

* Name a famous kind of Sea Eagle.

* What should you do if your clothes catch on fire?

* Which culture developed the first modern alphabet?

FIRE STOPPERS

Both kids and adults agree that understanding fire prevention and safety is important. Fire Pals, an organization dedicated to life safety awareness, is a great Web resource for young people looking to learn about fire safety. Keep yourself and your family safe at www.firepals.org/ Does your family have a fire-escape plan in case of an emergency? Where should you place fire alarms in your house? Game lovers can try their hand at "Two Ways Out," where you'll have to make an escape from a burning building. Also, test your knowledge on fire prevention by taking the Life Safety Quiz.

STRETCH YOUR WINGS

If the lion is king of the jungle, then the eagle must be king of the skies. So now's your chance to hang out with royalty. Go soaring with the Eagle Kids at www.eaglekids.com From serious science to silly kid stuff, there's something around every corner. Learn about what eagles do to survive and why calling someone "eagle eye" is such a compliment. You (and your whole class) can join the Eagle Kids and get in on cool "members only" fun.

LET'S TALK ABOUT IT

From sign language to the spoken word, communication is crucial in our society. Now you can journey through this fascinating world at Reaching Out: The Evolution of Communication. Get ready to transmit your message at library.thinkquest.org/26451 This educational Web project covers everything from cave drawings and hieroglyphics to today's televisions, radios and advanced computer systems. With a great timeline, quizzes and video clips, this site touches on just about every method of communication.

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