Text Box: Hilton 2nd  Grade Star Challenge

 

                                                                                                

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Text Box: This challenge is for students who are interested in achieving "above and beyond" the normal classroom expectations.  All you have to do is learn all about the topic, and then write down your answers.  Turn your responses in to your teacher.  You must know the answer and be able to explain it and show that you have done some research and not just memorized a list.  You can become a 1 star member all the way up to an 84 star member!  You get to choose.  Please let your teacher know if you come across any broken links or found a great website to share with the class!
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SOCIAL STUDIES

Here are Web Sites to Assist You

in Your Research

1.   

Name the 7 continents.

More About the Continents

2.   

Name 15 world countries.  

Country Maps

3.

Name 15 major world cities.  

World Cities

4.

Name 15 types of 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.

Click on the correct African country game

9.

Name 10 major bodies of water.  

Oceans and Seas

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

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.  

50 States Quiz

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

 

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 Oregonís 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

24.

Name the 1st - 10th presidents in order.  

Presidents of the U.S.A.

25.

Name the 11th  - 20th presidents in order.  

Presidents of the U.S.A.

26.

Name the 21st - 30th presidents in order.  

Presidents of the U.S.A

 

27.

Name the 31st - current presidents.  

Presidents of the U.S.A.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SCIENCE

Here are Web Sites to Assist You

in Your Research

28.    

Name 15 kinds of fish.

Northeast Fisheries Science Center

KidsKonnect.com - Fish

29.    

Name 15 marine creatures.  

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.

Loads of desert animal information

 

33.

Name 10 amphibians.  

Amphibians

 

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.  

Rainforest Wildlife

Zoobooks - Rainforest Mammals Crossword Puzzle

Rainforest Animals

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

41.

Name 10 constellations.

Choose a constellation then "constellation lines"

More constellation pictures

Another constellation site

42.

Name 10 organs in the human body.  

Interesting Information About the Human Body

 

43.

Name 8 types of clouds.

More about clouds

 

44.

Name 5 inventors and their inventions.  

National Inventors Hall of Fame Timeline

45.

Name 5 human body systems

Virtual Body

46.

Name the stages of the water cycle.  

Water Cycle Animation

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 LANGUAGE ARTS & LINGUISTICS

Here are Web Sites to Assist You

in Your Research

50.

Name 20 verbs.  

What is a Verb?

Play the "Nouns or Verbs? game

51

Name 15 adjectives.

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

Onomatopoeia

57.

Count to 20 in Spanish.

Count to 20 & listen

58.

Count to 20 in French.

Click "Ecoutons" to listen to the numbers & then click "Repetons" and finally, "Praticons" to play a game

 - neat site!

59.

Use sign language and "sign" the alphabet.

Sign Language Game

60.

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

4th Grade 100-word list

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  MATH

Here are Web Sites to Assist You

in Your Research

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

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

MISCELLANEOUS

Here are Web Sites to Assist You

in Your Research

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.  

 

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

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

 

 

Text Box: Thanks to Heather Renz for permission to use her Mastery Club ideas!