Be a 4Kids Detective
When you know the answers to these questions, go to http://www.4Kids.org/detectives/
1. How much oil did the first oil wells produce per day?
2. According to Lee Berger, what is the oldest human fossil found? (Go to http://www. nationalgeographic.com/outpost/ to find out.)
3. What color is the hairy monster in the children's song, "Say 'Boo'"?
THE BIG SING-A-LONG
Googol Press produces music that encourages people to get active and think big. Follow the sounds of song out to http://www.googolpress.com and enjoy a new wave of children's music. The site contains Real Audio sound bytes, lyrics and sheet music for a variety of tunes. Laugh along with "Babies and Butterflies," dance a heartfelt jig to "Rockabye Love" or get scary and "Say 'Boo.'" By clicking on any song title, you can see the lyrics to that song and play along on your guitar or piano. Don't forget to swing by the Jungle Jazz Joint Jam, a collection of swinging jazz tunes featuring an animal's perspective of life in the jungle.
DRILLING FOR DOLLARS
Between 1863 and 1911, John D. Rockefeller conquered and ruled the American oil industry, and now you can find out how. Drill for your fortune at The John D. Rockefeller and Standard Oil Co. Web site, http://www.micheloud.com/FXM/SO/ The site is an exhaustive resource on the golden era of oil, covering everything from the discovery of oil to the rise of the Standard Oil Co. to the Sherman Antitrust Act. The site's photos, biographies and letters will bring the reality of the oil era straight to your computer. From government laws to museums and galleries, the legacy of this chapter in history is still being felt today. Rockefeller used industrial spying, monopoly tactics and codes of silence to build his fortune. This could be the slickest site on the Web!
Pub Date: 01/19/99