April Facts Internet Activity 2

Directions: Click on the link to go to a web site with the answer to the question.
Once you find it, try using the History feature, of your browser, to return to this web page.
If a link is broken, use your online research skills to get the answer(s).

1. Write 4 reasons to harness solar power. Solar energy video online

a.

 

b.

 

c.

 

d.

 

How does net metering impact an electric consumer? (look it up)

 

2. You want to connect to a web site you have bookmarked. But instead, you get a 404 message.
Enter two reasons for getting the 404 message.

a.

 

b.

 

What can you do to relocate the missing web page?

 

3. What are Extremophiles?

 

Give an example of one and the habitat it needs to survive.

 

4. Considering an "out of this world" exploration? Why not visit Europa?
What are three of Europa's interesting characteristics?

 

 

 

 

5. The Exxon Valdez was one of the worst environmental disasters in the history of the U.S.A.
What are some of the damages caused by the disaster?

 

 

 

6. Watch this math video at Khan Academy.

What is the topic of the lesson?

 

Give an example when what you learned in this lesson would be useful.

 

 

7. Use your online research skills to answer the following questions for your state or for your county.

Population

 

Area

 

Air quality

 

Water quality

 

Top elected official's title, name, term in office.

 

8. April is Poetry month. According to this poem, who does not want to go to school?

 

9. The poem, The Concord Hymn by Ralph Waldo Emerson recalls a famous act in American history.
Explain the story of the act that was taken.

 

 

10. Many people consider the song of bluebirds a sign of spring.
Explore the Bluebirds Project.
Are people altricial or precocial?

 

 

Extras:

Visit the Cafe - Do the Have-A-Bite activity | Explore Smithsonian Kids

Select an element of the Periodic Table of Elements. | Hunting the Elements
How important is it to you? Do you need it or use every day?

 

Sun - renewable energy source

Geometry 3D Shapes - Interactives

Observation Science Skills Builders | Fields, Meadows & Fencerows EcoStudy Unit

Explore Science videos at DFTV - check it out and then do a Try It

Listen to: Digging For The 'Prime' Jewels Of Numbers

 

"It is unnecessary to repeat the same old mistake
when you can make so many interesting new ones." - Bertrand Russell

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Posted 3/2006 Cynthia J. O'Hora, FAQ Updated April 2016.

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Standards:
NCTE Standard 3 - Students apply a wide range of strategies to comprehend, interpret, evaluate, and appreciate texts.
NCTE Standard 8 - Students use a variety of technology and information resources to gather, synthesize, and communicate knowledge.
PA Academic Standards - History, Civics and Government, Science and Technology, Ecology and Environment, Reading Writing, Mathematics
ISTE Standard 3 - Technology productivity tools, ISTE Standard 5 - Technology research tools

Information Literacy Standards - Independent Learning