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Geography Challenge

Week 26

Discover fun facts with three levels of geography questions.

Level 1 (Grades 3-5)


Lake Victoria is the largest lake on the African continent.

What three countries border Lake Victoria?

Level 2 (Grades 5-7)


One of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World was the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, built by King Nebuchadnezzar II. The ancient city of Babylon was located about 50 km south of Baghdad.

What country is Baghdad in?

Level 3 (Grades 6 and up)


Bhutan is a small country surrounded by India and China. The people of Bhutan speak a Tibetan dialect called Dzongkha.

On what mountain range is Bhutan located?
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Geography Challenge Answers

Week 26

Level 1


The three countries bordering Lake Victoria are Uganda, Kenya, and Tanzania.

Level 2


Baghdad is located in Iraq.

Level 3


Bhutan is located in the Himalayas, a great Asian mountain system.
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Highlights

Children's Choice Book Awards
We love books! Encourage students to vote for their favorite children's book, author, and illustrator of the year at Funbrain and Poptropica. Teens can make their picks too. Read the complete list of nominated books, as well as related activities, and get voting!

April Calendar of Events
April is full events that you can incorporate into your standard curriculum. Our Educators' Calendar outlines activities for each event, including: April Fool's Day (begins 4/1), Passover (begins sundown 4/3), Easter (4/5), Name Yourself Day (4/9), Encourage a Young Writer Day (4/10), Library Week (4/12-18), Volunteer Week (4/12-18), Holocaust Remembrance Day (begins sundown 4/15), Poison Prevention Week (4/15-21), Earth Day (4/22), Tell a Story Day (4/27), International Jazz Day (4/30). Plus, celebrate Deaf History Month (3/15-4/15), Mathematics Education Month, National Poetry Month, and Youth Sports Safety Month!

Teaching with Comics: Galactic Hot Dogs
Reach reluctant readers and English-language learners with comics! Our original teaching guides to the Galactic Hot Dogs comic series (chapters 1-4 and 5-8), as found on Funbrain.com, will take students on a cosmic adventure while engaging their creative minds. Plus, find even more activities for teaching with comics, featuring many other classic stories.

Poptropica Teaching Guides
Poptropica is one of the Internet's most popular sites for kids—and now it's available as an app for the iPad! It's not just a place to play games; each of the islands featured on the site provides a learning opportunity. Check out our teaching guides to four of Poptropica's islands: 24 Carrot Island, Time Tangled Island, Mystery Train Island, and Mythology Island.


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