Fun Facts
Geography Gems
Science Sense
American Holidays
Tallest, Fastest, or Largest

100

The animal from which wool is obtained?
What is a sheep?

100

The color of stripes that there are the most of on the American flag.
What is red?

100

This scientific instrument makes small things look larger.
What is a microscope?

100

The month that Thanksgiving occurs in.
What is November?

100

The tallest mountain in the world.
What is Mt. Everest?

200

The president's face that is on the American penny.
Who is Abraham Lincoln?

200

In traveling north, this direction would be on your right.
What is east?

200

Earth's path around the sun is called this.
What is an orbit?

200

The two U.S. presidents for which we celebrate birthdays for in February.
Who are George Washington and Abraham Lincoln?

200

The tallest living thing in the world (you can see one in the state of Washington).
What is a giant redwood tree?

300

This is another name for the season of fall.
What is autumn?

300

The capital of Hawaii is called this.
What is Honolulu?

300

The colored part of a human's eye is called this.
What is an iris?

300

This holiday is celebrated on the first Monday in September.
What is Labor Day?

300

The largest continent (not country).
What is Asia?

400

This bird is known for its beautiful tail.
What is a peacock?

400

This famous mountain has the faces of four past presidents carved on it.
What is Mt. Rushmore?

400

This would be caused if the earth's crust moves suddenly along a fault.
What is an earthquake?

400

This is the reason that we celebrate 'Memorial Day'.
What is "to honor those Americans who gave up their lives for their country."?

400

The world's largest snake.
What is an anaconda?

500

The art of Japanese paper folding is called this.
What is origami?

500

The five 'Great Lakes' are : Lake Huron, Lake Ontario, Lake Superior, Lake Michigan, and _____________________.
What is Lake Erie?

500

These types of animals eat only plants.
What are herbivores?

500

This is the date that we celebrate Veteran's Day.
What is November 11th?

500

The world's fastest sea animal.
What is a killer whale?