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Weekly Newsletter September 10, 2001
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*** GREAT WHITE SHARK PRINT-OUT ***
The great white shark is a much-feared streamlined swimmer and ferocious predator with 3000 teeth at any one time -- but it doesn't chew its food!
Great White Shark Print-out
*** MAKE A 3-D HEXAFLEXAGON ***
A hexaflexagon is a folded geometric figure that can be "flexed" to expose many sides. Our instructions show you how to make a fascinating 3-dimensional hexaflexagon.
Make a 3-D Hexaflexagon
*** MAKE A TETRAHEDRON FROM A SMALL ENVELOPE ***
This is an incredibly easy way to make a tetrahedron (a pyramid), using a small envelope. Try it out!
Make a Tetrahedron from a Small Envelope
*** NEW "LABEL ME!" PRINT-OUTS ***
First read the definitions, then label the diagram or map.
Tree Anatomy Label-Me! Print-out, Simple Version
Tree Anatomy Label-Me! Print-out, Advanced Version
Heart Anatomy Label-Me! Print-out
Ant Anatomy Label-Me! Print-out
Map of North America Label-Me! Print-out
Map of the British Isles Label-Me! Print-out
Many More Label-Me! Print-outs
*** WORLD'S BEST DOGS ***
Let the world know about your great dog! In this new section, you can post a picture of your dog and tell everybody why your dog is the world's best dog.
World's Best Dogs
*** THE PEPPERED MOTH: NATURAL SELECTION IN ACTION ***
Come read about the peppered moth, a classic example of natural selection, observed in England in the 1800's.
The Peppered Moth: Natural Selection in Action
*** HEART ANATOMY GLOSSARY ***
Terms about the heart are defined in our Heart Anatomy Glossary -- from "aorta" to "tricuspid valve." You can use this glossary with the Heart Anatomy Label-Me! Print-out.
Heart Anatomy Glossary
*** ENIAC, AN EARLY COMPUTER ***
Read about ENIAC, one of the first all-purpose, electronic digital computers, completed in 1945. We've become accustomed to machines that can do hundreds of millions or billions of steps every second -- come find out how many (or how few!) additions this 17,000-vacuum-tube computer could carry out in a second.
ENIAC, an Early Computer
*** NEW DINOSAUR FACT SHEETS ***
We've once again added many new dinosaur fact sheets. The new ones are on Afrovenator, Ankylosaurus, Dilophosaurus, Edmontosaurus, Eoraptor, Gallimimus, Gasparinasaura, Iguanodon, Leaellynasaura, Massospondylus, Saltopus, Scutellosaurus, Ultrasauros, and more. Plus you'll find a fact sheet on Pteranodon, which wasn't a dinosaur at all.
Dinosaur Fact Sheets
The Dinosaur Fact Sheets are in addition to our extensive collection of Dinosaur Information Pages and our set of Dinosaur Print-outs.
Dinosaur Information Pages
*** BIOMES CALENDAR 2002 ***
Print out the pages of our Biomes Calendar for 2002 and color each page. Each month covers one habitat, from coniferous forest for January through African savanna for December. You can put together a calendar for 2002 or, if you prefer, you can make a calendar for the 2001-2002 school year.
Biomes Calendar 2002
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