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Fact Monster: Creatures to Fairy Tales

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
May #2
1. Gold was found there, which led to the Gold Rush of 1849.; 2. about 20,000 species; 3. "The Ugly Duckling"; 4. Ireland; 5. two to seven eggs.

This Hunt's Questions
1. Why is Sutter's Mill an important place in the history of the United States?
2. About how many species of bees are there?
3. Hans Christian Andersen wrote many famous fairy tales. Which one of the tales below did he write?
4. In some fairy tales you will find a little old man called a leprechaun (pronounced LEPP-ruh-kahn). From which country did those fairy tales probably come?
5. The female box turtle lays its eggs in summertime. How many eggs at a time does it usually lay?