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Fact Monster: People, Things, 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
January #1
1. a shofar; 2. Atlanta, Georgia; 3. He was the first person to reach the South Pole.; 4. 2.5 oz. (2-1/2 ounces); 5. a tornado's strength.

This Hunt's Questions
1. Jewish people celebrate the new year with a special event called Rosh Hashanah (pronounced ROSH huh-SHAH-nuh). On that day, a ram's horn is blown to call people to Rosh Hashanah services. What do Jewish people call that horn?
2. Where was Martin Luther King Jr., born?
3. Why was Roald Amundsen important in Antarctica history?
4. How much did the brain of the Stegosaurus weigh?
5. What is the Fujita Scale used to measure?