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April 25, 2001

PEDAL POWER

Cycle over to propelled by Pedals at http://library.thinkquest.org/J002670// The site also helps you decide what kind of bike you should get, where to get it and what size you need. Pick up some biker's jokes, and try your hand at the crossword puzzle, biking quiz and wacky maze. And follow all the bike safety rules for a fun, safe ride.

Nominate a cool Web site at www.4kids.org/nominations/

Kid Quest: How should a bicycle helmet fit to protect you most effectively.

TURTLES OF THE SEA

Grab your scuba gear and dive deep to Turtle Trax at www.turtles.org. You'll find tons of cool images of these underwater marvels. Younger kids can visit Kidz Korner for stories about individual turtles, such as Polzbarney, Huffy and Adelita. There are sections about families of turtles and their habitats as well as about illnesses that turtles get.

Kid Quest

Adelita, the loggerhead sea turtle, migrated from Baja California to where?

INTERACTIVE HISTORY

Join the BBC for Walk Through Time, a history Web site for kids ages 7 to 9 at www.bbc.co.uk/history/walk/. The Time Strip features 2,000 years of history. What Came First? is a fun game in which you order objects according to time period. Then play the Odd-One-Out games, where you send objects through a time tunnel from a Viking house, a 1950s living room or a Roman, Victorian or Tudor street.

Kid Quest

Where was William Shakespeare born?

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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