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February 20, 2002

Reading by 9 is a project aimed at helping Baltimore-area students learn to read well by third grade. This section will offer advice, resources and stories designed to help parents and children have fun reading together.

Living Color

Who painted the Web in Living Color? The Australian Museum at www.amonline.net.au / colour / did. Red, green and blue are the colors of the visible spectrum. When you see the color of an object, you actually see the light that is being reflected off that object. Seeing Color shows how different colors reflect and absorb light. Your artistic talents will come in handy while Making Color and viewing different color combinations.

Through what process do some animals create their own light?

Hug a Farmer If You Ate Today

It's time to harvest knowledge about conservation and agriculture with the U.S. Department of Agriculture at www.usda.gov / news / usdakids / . To find out what agriculture is all about, brush up on your Facts About Agriculture. Woodsy Owl reminds you to "Give a hoot. Don't pollute." Follow the Backyard Conservation rules and help protect our Earth.

How many farms are in the USA?

Legendary Frank Lloyd Wright

The life and work of master architect Frank Lloyd Wright are on display, courtesy of master filmmaker Ken Burns at www.pbs.org / flw / . Take an in-depth look at Wright's greatest works, including the Guggenheim museum in New York. Both original drawings and current photos of Wright's works are available. The Locator function shows images and maps of Wright's structures nearest to your ZIP code. Be sure to visit this tribute to a legendary architect.

What type of architecture is Frank Lloyd Wright known for pioneering?

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

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