Now You Know! (Volume 1)

Now You Know! (Volume 1)

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Item #: 067592
ISBN: 9780985472504
Grades: 6-AD

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This fun new book by math educator Ed Zaccaro contains 700 fun and challenging questions designed for advanced students in 6th grade and up. Each challenge page contains a question in each of seven curriculum areas: math, money, science, geography, history/government, language of algebra, and facts and factoids. Questions represent a range of relevant and important knowledge areas that will prompt students into further research of topics they are curious about. Teachers and homeschooling parents will find this a useful break from instructional time or for those times when students have finished their work and need something fun and educational to work on. Students will be motivated to see how many they get right and won't even realize they are learning new things. A separate answer section is included. Sample questions: Math: If you hear thunder 20 seconds after there is a lightning strike, how far away is the storm? Money: If you had 50 billion dollars and spent one million dollars a day, how long would your money last? Science: What animal is responsible for the most human deaths worldwide? a) mosquito b) hippo c) deer d) bee Geography: There are only two states that have not had the temperature reach 100 F. Alaska is one, what is the other state? History and Government: How long was the Lewis and Clark expedition? a) 8 months b) 11 months c) 1 year 11 months d) 2 years 4 months Language of Algebra: If there are n quarts of water in a bathtub, how many gallons are there in the tub? Facts and Factoids: For every person who is killed by a shark, _______ sharks are killed by humans. a) 1000 b) 10,000 c) 5-10 million d) 100 - 200 million

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Intriguing collections of 700 questions in the general categories of math, money, science, geography, history/government, language of algebra, and facts/factoids. Each page provides a collection of seven questions (one from each category); some in multiple choice format and others that are free response. All answers are provided. Targeting middle school and older, the questions are designed for fun, a better understanding of certain subjects, and developing literacy (you get to decide which question is for which purpose). The author hopes that reader/participants will learn to think deeply and with insight; see the magic and wonders of mathematics, science, geography, and history; and understand and appreciate their place in the world. Whether you use this book as a fun resource for a family/friends Trivia Night, as Kick-Off questions to start your school day, or as a source of assignable research projects, you're bound to learn something, and Then You Know! 224 pgs, pb. ~ Janice

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