January 10, 2001

4Kids: FEATURED SITE of the month


The Tech Museum of Innovation offers a fascinating interactive look at color in its online exhibit "Make a Splash With Color" at www.thetech.org / exhibits_events / online / color / . The site is divided into three sections. Talking About Color covers the basics of hue, saturation and brightness. The Lighter Side of Color looks at color as light, including sections on rainbows and prisms. An Eye on Color explores the eye and the biology of sight in humans and some animals.

Kid Quest: When we talk about color, what feature of color do we usually mean?


Travel through time at the Twentieth Century in America Web site at library.thinkquest.org / 50062 / .

This ThinkQuest site presents highlights and many resources for further study about the changing face of America in the 1900s. The topics range from Civil Rights and the Suffrage Movement to the Space Race and Watergate.

Kid Quest: What brought the Roaring '20s to a close on October 29, 1929?


The Bird Site, presented by the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, has everything you want to know about birds. Fly away to www.nhm.org / birds / . There you will find many bird topics.

Kid Quest: Where do Eurasian Cuckoos lay their eggs?

To complete the Kid Quest Challenge, visit the Web sites in this issue to find the answers to the questions, then go to www.4Kids.org / kidquest / .

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