Autumn Science
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Just Because We Can
100
The gas absorbed by plants that is converted to oxygen.
What is carbon dioxide?
100
Thanks to their harvest feast with the Native Americans, we now have a November holiday of gastronomical proportions.
Who are the Pilgrims?
100
Created by Bram Stoker, this character introduced vampires to readers.
Who is Dracula?
100
A spider goes into advertising to save the life of a runt piglet.
What is "Charlotte's Web?"
100
Although January 1st doesn't come for 3 months, this is the Jewish New Year.
What is Rosh Hoshanah ?
200
This principle was discovered by Sir Isaac Newton when an apple fell from a tree. By the way...he didn't discover Fig Newtons!
What is gravity?
200
Though he was looking for China, he stumbled upon our hemisphere...discovering us...
Who was Christopher Columbus?
200
Long before becoming a movie star, he was first created in Ancient Egypt.
Who is the Mummy?
200
An orphan goes to witchcraft school and becomes an aerial athletic star.
What is "Harry Potter?"
200
Played primarily in the fall in the United States, this is the most popular sport in the world.
What is soccer?
300
This "season" begins in October and usually involves weather named alphabetically after people.
What is hurricane season?
300
Found on the nickel and the two dollar bill, this "founding father" wrote the Declaration of Independence...and designed our school!
Who is Thomas Jefferson?
300
This famous equestrian was introduced by Washington Irving, who apparently wasn't a fan of hats.
Who is the Headless Horseman?
300
A young mouse raised by humans is accidentally released into the wild by his brother and and has many adventures on his way back home.
What is "Stuart Little?"
300
This ink colored animal is considered bad luck when it crosses your path.
What is a black cat?
400
The official name of the first day of fall.
What is the autumnal equinox?
400
This boat made Plymouth Rock famous when it dumped the Pilgrims on Massachusett's shores.
What is the Mayflower?
400
In this novel by Robert Louis-Stevenson, a physician makes a potion that brings out his darker side.
What is "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde?"
400
A mouse is knighted and goes on to save the kingdom.
What is "The Tale of Despereaux?"
400
This sugary vegetable is arguably the most popular treat at Halloween.
What is Candy Corn?
500
When this food making process ceases with cold weather, chlorophyl causes the leaves to change from green to yellow, red and orange.
What is photosynthesis?
500
He is one of the few Founding Fathers who didn't become President, but he can be found on the $100 bill.
Who is Benjamin Franklin?
500
In Mary Shelley's original novel, this character was not green and did not have bolts. He did, however, have many stitches.
Who is Frankenstein's Monster?
500
Poseidon's son goes to demigod camp and ends up storming Mount Olympus to save the world.
What is "The Lightening Thief?"
500
The location of the original witch trials, this Massachusetts town is now "Halloween Central."
What is Salem?
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