E. R. Degginger/www.enature.com
In your creation of the town master plan, you may use resources
from your classroom, library, or information databases available
at school. The sites below may help your group as a whole
or individually as you research.
General information for
Get to know the new neighbors- the arachnids, the insects, and
those friendly bats!
virtual cave tour to get you aquainted with your new
about different cave formations including those stalagmites
were those huge caves created?
and the truth about spiders, where they live, can they hurt
you, and what different species look like.
kind of insect you can name is listed here- what others
might be waiting for you? www.enature.com
you know everything about bats? Just in case you don't www.tooter4kids.com
has information on these helpful mammals and "test your
knowledge" are so you can show off.
information on bats, which species are endangered, and their
loss of habitat at www.kidsplanet.org
Cave plants and animals:
What plants and animals are often found in caves?
You are the official messenger and representative
of your town. You must know a lot about the other citizens
in the Underland, and your own townspeople. See the general
sites on your new neighbors to become and Underland expert.
You will need to become knowledgeable about cave formation,
so make sure you visit the sites listed above. Other sources
for you are listed below:
Food production representative
is scientific evidence of historical underground cities.
New York City there are some interesting structures that
aren't part of any novel!: www.nationalgeographic.com
ancient Egyptians had to use natural resources similar to
what you will find available in your new home.
has some plans to help you build a hurricane proof home.
They may help you develop your architectural plan.
forget that the habitat you've invaded has a balance. Research
some facts on conservation.
the links on Garbage
Helps Our Garden Grow
food born illness is important! Research to discover why
wild mushrooms can be grown to help create your town's food
some help with agricultural basics? Interview a farmer.
can be found in unlikely places. Research to find plants
that might be found underground.
- The Great Plant Escape
can help you remember the basics of growing plants in a
ideas on how our government is structured may help you decide
which laws come first, and why. Democratic governments like
ours can be studied at http://bensguide.gpo.gov/
site may help with questions about our legal system.
have a lot to worry about as such an important member of
the council. Did your council plan for emergencies? Here
are a few to make you think! www.fema.gov/kids
terms and positions in government and how they all work
drinking water can be yours! See an example system here
quiz on food safety may give you some pointers for your
council meetings, try one from www.fda.gov
inspectors search our food storage facilities for unsafe
situations. This site will show you what they look for to
keep our food safe! Try it yourself! www.fda.gov
site has many links on basic health needs and will review
body systems with you! http://kidshealth.org/kid/
may need to make recommendations for the council to keep
everyone healthy, happy, and fit. This site can help! www.niehs.nih.gov
germ refresher course http://kidshealth.org
might help everyone stay healthy!
Copyright, 2005, Staci Perkins, SanMarcos, TX