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Autumn Internet Hunt

Directions: Answer the following pages using the links provided to you. You may also use other internet sites. The objective of this lesson is to build your reading, writing, and internet searching skills. The answer is usually found on the link, but sometimes you may need to click on another link to find the answer. Answer in complete sentences.

Courtesy of http://homepage.mac.com/cohora/ext/aut.pdf

 

  1. When I think of autumn, apple cider often comes to mind. What is the difference between apple cider and apple juice?  http://www.mass.gov/agr/massgrown/cider_juice_difference.htm

                    
  2. How does a blackbear prepare for hibernation? http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/satoyama/hibernation.html

                       
  3. According the the poem in the link below, how did a boy become Jack Frost? http://www.indiana.edu/%7Eletrs/vwwp/keary/tulips.html#p105

                        
  4. Fall is an example of a homonym. What is a homonym? http://www.editingandwritingservices.com/homonyms.html

                            
  5. In late summer and fall, many animals are busy gathering or consuming mast. What is mast? Write three examples of mast. http://dep.state.ct.us/burnatr/wildlife/pdf/mast.pdf

                                       
  6. Your grandmother lives in Florida. She tells you how she misses the changing color of the leaves in the fall. You gather some brightly colored leaves to send to her. How can you preserve their color? http://www.gardenbuildingsdirect.co.uk/Article/autumn-leaves

                               
  7. Many animals migrate in autumn. Name the animal that makes the longest migration. Use the search engine at The Why Files to uncover the answer. http://whyfiles.org/

                               
  8. Happy Autumnal Equinox! What is that?  http://www.windows.ucar.edu/tour/link=/the_universe/uts/equinox.html

                                       John Buttil, 2006

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Marcia Berbeza
Library Media Specialist
Grades 4-6
Pulaski Intermediate School
1300 Cedar Street
Christina School District
Wilmington, DE  19805-4396
(302) 429-4136 ext. 234
FAX (302) 429-3955
Mberbeza@aol.com
berbezam@christina.k12.de.us
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