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Fact Monster: Bodies of Water, Deserts, 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
Extra #4
1. the Hudson River and the Great Lakes; 2. a museum; 3. Israel; 4. it lives in grasslands; 5. the back of the elbow.


This Hunt's Questions
1. Which two bodies of water were connected by the Erie Canal when the canal opened in 1825?
2. The Tower of London was built as a home for the royal family. Years later it was used as a jail. What is it today?
3. The Negev is a hilly desert region in which country?
4. Which of the statements below is not true of the animal known as the giant armadillo?
5. Where on the human body will you find the funny bone?