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October 03, 2001

OCEAN OASIS

Jot down some notes from the Ocean Oasis Field Guide at www.oceanoasis.org / fieldguide / . Check out the picture guides to the plants and animals living on the Baja California peninsula and the Sierra de San Francisco. From marine life to birds of flight, you can learn about more than 40 species. Swim around with the angelfish and hammerhead sharks, or take a break from the sun while resting under an elephant tree or Guadalupe palm growing in the region.

Kid quest: Where are Pacific creolefish usually found?

WHAT DO YOU KEEP IN YOUR NOGGIN?

Plenty of crazy sounds, zany pictures and fun head games are waiting for you at www.noggin.com. In the Hubbub section, Noggin wants to know if you're into chatting. Make some funky noises with the Noggin radio, or exercise your literary talents in the Freeform section by creating your own poetry and stories. Then post your work on your Noggin home page. Finally, go to the Worx where you can find more fun and games than you ever imagined. This Web site is sure to keep your noggin working.

Kid quest: What kind of animals are the Whats?

WARNING: ENTERING PAPER CUT ZONE

Visit www.origami.vancouver.bc.ca to explore Joseph Wu's Origami Page. Check out the scenic origami displays. The gallery has various animals, creatures of myth and other folded objects on display. In the Information section you can research the origins of paper folding and how it became so popular.

Kid Quest: What do origami makers do to paper to make soft curves?

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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