May 30, 2001


Stonehenge might be the most famous, but many more similar and fascinating stone and rock monuments exist. Put on your kilt and head to the Ancient Stones of Scotland Web site at www.stonepages.com / ancient_scotland /. This site features images and panoramic movies of 182 rock and stone monuments. Some of Scotland's ancient stone monuments date back to 3500 B.C. Many defense towers, called brochs, date to 2,000 years ago. The site includes a glossary so you can keep up with the terminology. This trip to the wilds of Scotland is rock-solid!

Kid Quest

The Skara Brae settlement is older than which two of the world's most famous stone monuments?


Ride the information superhighway to the United Nations Cyber School Bus atwww.un.org / Pubs / CyberSchool Bus / index.html. Check out some of the UN's 189 countries in the Country at a Glance section. Explore an animated adventure with Pook and her animal friends as they do their best to make the world a better place.

Kid Quest

What's the major language of Egypt?


Peer through your microscope at Hidden Killers: Deadly Viruses at http: / / library.thinkquest.org / 23054 / . You'll discover some virus basics, their military uses, a few of our natural defenses and profiles of these tiny organisms. When you're done, wash your hands well.

Kid Quest

Approximately how many Americans get the flu every year?

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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