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Fact Monster: Celebration, Laws, 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 #2
1. Lantern Festival; 2. laws that set aside bathrooms and trains for white people only; 3. 1996; 4. It had a horse-like head and a long, strong tail.; 5. the Great Plains.

This Hunt's Questions
1. Chinese New Year lasts for 15 days. On the fifteenth day, there is a big celebration. What is that celebration called?
2. Martin Luther King Jr., worked hard to put an end to Jim Crow laws in the South. What were Jim Crow laws?
3. Lake Vostok is the largest lake on Antarctica. (Of course, it's a frozen lake!) In what year was Lake Vostok discovered?
4. What did the dinosaur known as Diplodocus look like?
5. Long ago, in which part of the United States would you have seen Native American people living in teepees?