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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
Hunt #25
1. developing a Cherokee language; 2. Hong Kong; 3. 102 stories tall; 4. HyperText Markup Language; 5. Chicago; 6. Ana; 7. 17; 8. yellow; 9. 36 million miles; 10. it refers to the national speed limit, 55 miles per hour, which was set in 1974.

This Hunt's Questions
1. For what is Native American leader Sequoyah best known? Circle the correct response below: fighting a famous battle - developing a Cherokee language - building a museum
2. The four Asian countries that are sometimes referred to as the "Four Little Dragons" are Taiwan, Korea, Singapore, and ___. Which country name is missing?
3. How many stories tall is the Empire State Building in New York City?
4. Many documents on the Web are created using a "language" known as HTML. What do the letters HTML stand for?
5. In the 1880's, William Le Baron Jenney built the first American "skyscraper." In which city was that building built?
6. Atlantic hurricanes are named for people. The first hurricane of the year takes a person's name that begins with the letter A, the second hurricane begins with the letter B, and so on. In 2009, what will be the name of the first Atlantic hurricane of the season?
7. Which of the numbers below is a prime number? Circle that number: 8 - 12 - 17
8. Did you know that every nation's flag contains at least one of the colors in the rings on the flag of the Olympic Games? The five colors of the Olympic flag are black, blue, green, red, white, and ___. What is the missing color?
9. Mercury is the closest planet to the sun. How many miles is Mercury from the sun?
10. How does the expression "double-nickel" relate to highways in the United States?