Week of June 23, 2002

Space Farms?

Get ready for an expedition of CyberSpace Farms at www.cyberspaceag.com. A shooting Soybean Star or a Corn Comet will provide you with fun facts about Cosmic Crops. Orbit the fences of the farm to learn about Space Sheep and the Pig Planet, which are found in Creature Features. If your stomach's growling, dock at the Cosmic Cafe for some recipes that are out of this world. The CyberLibrary is a great reference source for farming facts. America's breadbasket has a wealth of information to offer.

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How much does a piglet weigh at birth?

2 pounds
3 and 1/2 pounds
5 pounds

 

In what year did Empress Catherine II acquire the museum's first collection?

1762
1764
1769

 

Which color is an appetite suppressant?
green
yellow
blue

 

 

 

Russian Ts-art

More than 3 million works of art are on display at The State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia. You can visit the museum at www.hermitagemuseum.org. You will view many sections of the four-floored museum during your Virtual Visit. Along your tour, you'll find art from Russia, the Orient and other places. The Arsenal showcases suits of armor and antique weaponry, while the new Digital Collection offers high-resolution images of artwork for your eyes to behold.


Eye See Color

Color Matters to the brain, to vision, to science and design, and especially to www.colormatters.com. This colorful site has the facts behind Color & the Brain. It also explains the importance of color in Design, including how Web sites choose the best colors to sell their products. You can learn about connections between Color & the World, such as how certain colors can help reduce energy consumption. Before you go car shopping, check out Color Effects of Cars, and find out which drivers get the most speeding tickets based on the color of their cars. Hue'll love this site! (Disclaimer: This site now contains advertisements.)


Should fireworks be legal within the city limits?

 

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And the Webby Goes to...

The votes have been counted and the Webbys have been distributed. "But what's a Webby?" you ask. A Webby is an award that recognizes excellent Web sites. You can find out all sorts of information about the history of the Webbys at www.webbyawards.com/about/history.php. Only one site won for best kids site, but all of the nominated kids sites are excellent in my book. Check them out and decide for yourself.

Channel One
www.channelone.com

OLogy
www.amnh.org/ology

Pinhole Spy Camera
www.pinholespy.com

SFS Kids
www.sfskids.com

teenwire.com
www.teenwire.com (This site is no longer available.)

— Amy


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