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Fact Monster: Crocodiles, Ships, 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
November #4
1. the Speedwell; 2. a place to live; 3. Romania; 4. Lewis Carroll; 5. yes.

This Hunt's Questions
1. We all know the Mayflower was the name of the ship that carried the Pilgrims from England to Plymouth Colony. But did you know that two ships set sail in 1620? Not far into the trip, one of the two ships had to turn back. So the Mayflower sailed back to pick up some of the other ship's passengers and supplies. What was the name of the other ship?
2. Among some Native American people of the West, what is a wickiup (pronounced WICK-ee-up)?
3. In which country in Europe would you find a region called Transylvania?
4. Who wrote the book Alice in Wonderland?
5. Does a crocodile have ears?