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Fact Monster: Sailing, Huts, and More

Students in grades 4 to 8 build research skills and cultural literacy as they learn about a wide variety of topics.

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Answer Key for This Hunt
October #4
1. seventeen ships; 2. Dracula; 3. They can walk on all four legs.; 4. beehive-shaped; 5. his paintings.

This Hunt's Questions
1. Christopher Columbus's second voyage to the New World set sail in October 1493. How many ships sailed on that second voyage?
2. Which scary character did author Bram Stoker create?
3. How are vampire bats different from other bats?
4. Many Zulu people of Africa still live in huts, just as they lived long ago. What shape are the huts in which they live?
5. For what is Winslow Homer best known?