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  Master’s      Challenge


 

 

 

THE CHALLENGES....

 

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SOCIAL STUDIES

Here's a Web Site to Assist You in Your Research.......

1.

Name the 7 continents.

The 7 Continents & 4 Oceans

More About the Continents

2.

Name 15 world countries.

Countries of the World

Country Maps

3.

Name 15 major world cities.

Capital Cities of the World

4.

Name 15 types of dwellings.

Native Indian dwellings

10 types of dwellings

5.

Name 10 South American and Central American countries.

South America Country Map

Central America Map

6.

Name 10 countries bordering the Pacific Ocean.

Country Maps

7.

Name 10 countries in Europe.

European countries quiz game

Click on the correct European country game

8.

Name 10 countries in Africa.

Africa quiz - you need Macromedia Flash

Click on the correct African country game

9.

Name 10 major bodies of water.

Major Bodies of Water

10.

Name 10 major world rivers.

Fact Monster - Principal Rivers of the World

River Systems of the World

11.

Name 10 large deserts of the world.

FactMonster deserts of the world

The Living Desert

Desert maps

12.

Name 10 large lakes in the North America.

U.S. Lakes.com

Lakes of the world

13.

Name 10 major mountains or mountain ranges.

World Mountain Maps - click a mountain

Highest Peaks

14.

Name the 50 states.

Learn the States

15.

Write the names of the 50 states on a map.

Explore the States

16.

Name the state capitals.

State Capitals - Homework Spot

States & Capitals Game

17.

Name the 13 Colonies.

13 Colonies Homepage

List of the 13 Colonies

13 Colonies Quiz & Map

18.

Name 10 Native American tribes.

Native American Nations

19

Name 10 Oregon Trail landmarks.

Historic Sites Along the Trail

20.

Label 10 of Oregon's counties on the map.

Oregon Blue Book Counties Home Page

21.

Name the state symbols of Oregon.

State Symbols of Oregon

22.

Name 8 explorers.

Zoom Explorers

23.

Name 8 Civil War battlefields.

Civil War Battlefields & information

Civil War battlefields A to Z

Civil War battlefields with a map

24.

Name the 1st - 10th presidents in order.

Presidents of the U.S.A.

KidsKonnect - Presidents

25.

Name the 11th - 20th presidents in order.

Presidents of the U.S.A.

KidsKonnect - Presidents

26.

Name the 21st - 30th presidents in order.

Presidents of the U.S.A.

KidsKonnect - Presidents.

27.

Name the 31st - current presidents.

Presidents of the U.S.A.

KidsKonnect - Presidents

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SCIENCE

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28.

Name 15 kinds of fish.

Northeast Fisheries Science Center

KidsKonnect.com - Fish

29.

Name 15 marine creatures.

National Wildlife Federation

KidsKonnect.com - Aquariums

30.

Name 15 mammals.

All About Mammals

31.

Name 15 vertebrate animals.

List of vertebrate animals

Vertebrate animals & photos

32.

Name 15 desert animals or wildlife.

Living desert - animals

Loads of desert animal information

33.

Name 10 amphibians.

St. Louis Zoo Amphibian Facts

34.

Name 10 reptiles.

Reptile Database

35.

Name 10 dinosaurs.

Dinosaur Pictures

KidsKonnect.com - Dinosaurs

36.

Name 10 types of birds.

State Birds of the U.S.A.

KidsKonnect.com - Birds

37.

Name 10 rain forest birds or mammals.

Animals of the Rainforest

Rainforest Wildlife

Zoobooks - Rainforest Mammals Crossword Puzzle

KidsKonnect.com - Rainforest

38.

Name 10 deciduous trees.

Deciduous Trees

KidsKonnect.com - Trees

39.

Name 10 rocks or minerals.

Mineral Gallery - see photos

Rock Hounds - How Rocks are Formed

KidsKonnect.com - Rocks & Minerals

40.

Name 10 chemicals and their chemical symbols.

The Periodic Table of Elements

Another Periodic Table Website

Chemical Symbols & Names

41.

Name 10 constellations.

Choose a constellation then "constellation lines"

More constellation pictures

Another constellation site

42.

Name 10 organs in the human body.

Tour of Human Body - Think Quest

43.

Name 8 types of clouds.

Cloud types

More about clouds

44.

Name 5 inventors and their inventions.

National Inventors Hall of Fame Timeline

45.

Name 5 human body systems

Inside the human body

Virtual Body

46.

Name the stages of the water cycle.

Brain Pop - Watercycle

47.

Name the order of the colors in the rainbow.

About Rainbows

48.

Label the major bones of the skeleton.

Human Skeleton - Enchanted Learning

Mr. Bones Assembly Activity

49.

Name the order of the planets in the solar system.

Introduction to the Nine Planets

KidsKonnect.com - Planets

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LANGUAGE ARTS & LINGUISTICS

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50.

Name 20 verbs.

What is a Verb?

Play the "Nouns or Verbs? game

51

Name 15 adjectives.

What is an adjective?

More adjective info.

52.

Name 15 adverbs.

Adverbs

More about Adverbs

53.

Name 15 prepositions.

Guide to Grammar & Writing

54.

Name 10 common nouns & 10 proper nouns.

Nouns

Noun activities to quiz yourself with

55.

Name 10 famous authors.

Children's Authors

KidsKonnect.com - Authors

56.

Give 2 examples each of alliteration, personification, simile, metaphor, and onomatopoeia.

Simile, metaphor, personification

Alliteration

Onomatopoeia

57.

Count to 20 in Spanish.

Count to 20 & listen

58.

Count to 20 in French.

Click "?outons" to listen to the numbers & then click "R?tons" and finally, "Praticons" to play a game - neat site!

59.

Use sign language and "sign" the alphabet.

Animated sign language on the Net

Sign the word you'd like here

60.

Score 100% on the grade-level100-word spelling test.

4th Grade 100-word list

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MATH

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61.

Draw the lines of symmetry for the capital alphabet.

Symmetry of Capital Letters

62.

Compute area of squares, rectangles, circles, and triangles.

Math.com - Area Formulas

63.

Name the perfect square numbers up to 225.

Learn Your Square Numbers

64.

Write in Roman numerals up to 100.

Roman numerals

Know your Roman numerals

Take a Roman Numerals Interactive Quiz

65.

Name 5 famous mathematicians.

Four famous mathematicians

A long list of mathematicians

A few more names for you

66.

Earn 100% on the area & perimeter of rectangles quiz.

Area of rectangles

Play "Shape Surveyor" to practice both

Area & perimeter - under "Free Activities", click "Area" to watch a cool slide show

67.

Earn 100% on the square roots test.

Learn about square roots

Square roots flashcard game

68.

Earn 100% in 4 minutes on the addition basic facts test.

Arithmattack

69.

Earn 100% in 4 minutes on the subtraction basic facts test.

Arithmattack

70.

Earn 100% in 4 minutes on the multiplication basic facts test.

Arithmattack

71.

Earn 100% in 4 minutes on the division basic facts test.

Arithmattack

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MISCELLANEOUS

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72.

Name one career for each letter of the alphabet.

A HUGE list of careers

Jobs Kids Like

73.

Name the birthstones for each month.

Birthstones

74.

Name 20 different modes of transportation.

Transportation Timeline

75.

Name 15 breeds of horses.

Horse Breeds of the World

76.

Name 15 breeds of dogs.

Dog breeds from A.K.C.

77.

Name 12 winter or summer Olympic events.

KidsKonnect.com - Olympics

Olympic Sporting Events

78

Name 10 large U.S. corporations.

Career Lab - Corporate Clients

79.

Name 10 instruments in a marching band.

Instrument Encyclopedia

80.

Name 10 instruments in a symphony orchestra.

Sounds from the Orchestra - neat site!

81.

Name 10 football teams and their cities.

National Football League.com

82.

Name 10 basketball teams and their cities.

National Basketball Association.com

83.

Name 10 baseball teams and their cities.

Major League Baseball.com

84.

Name 10 hockey teams and their cities.

National Hockey League.com

HAVE FUN LEARNING!

 

This is a club for students who are interested in achieving "above and beyond"
the normal classroom expectations.  All you have to do is choose and learn all
about the topic, and then come tell me the answers during recess or lunch
break, or after school. You can become a 1 star member, all the way up to an
84 star member!   Once a student earns 16 stars, he/she becomes a member of
the Mastery Club Hall of Fame. When students become a member of the Mastery
Club Hall of Fame, they will get their name placed on the Mastery Club board
and will receive a special certificate at the end of the year!
 
 
I'd like to express a sincere and special THANK YOU to Mrs. Heather Renz who 
developed this concept and these questions.  She has graciously allowed me
(and many other teachers) to modify and use her idea!  Mrs. Renz is a 4th 
grade teacher in Oregon.  Thanks, Mrs. Renz!
 
Last Updated: 9/10/08
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