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© 2017 by Vicki Whiting, Editor Jeff Schinkel, Graphics Vol. 33, No. 52 Work with a family member to unscramble the words below that describe things you might see on a nature walk. Then take a walk outside with a family member. Check off the things you see! ome people look at land as a place to build roads, houses, factories, businesses and even amusement parks. here are many reasons for leaving land open and free from human development. Many communities set aside land where nothing can be built. This is called open space space. Wildlife needs open space to make homes, raise their babies and find food. Here aree some animals that tha need open space too thrive. thriv ew more? Can you draw a few mor Make a survival puzzle for an animal you like. Use the frog survival puzzle as an example. Shelter Shelter Water Water Food Food Wetlands are Open Space 3 2 4 5 Love Nature Wetlands have several names. Circle every other letter to discover some of them. Wetlands are very important. They contain little bacteria that actually clean water! Wetlands are areas of land that are, well, wet. A wetland is covered by water at least part of the year. You can find these along the ocean or a bay; near lakes, creeks and rivers. 1 Living close to open space makes it possible for people to easily hike through nature and relax. Cut out words and letters that spell words that describe what you love about nature. Glue these on the heart. Unfortunately, when people build on wetlands, buildings can sink in deep mud or flood! 6 7 8 42 41 40 These are the largest 39 reptiles in North America. They are 38 believed to be over 36 37 200 million years 35 old. Once nearly 33 31 extinct, they can live 34 32 between 35 to 50 years in the wild. 9 10 29 28 Standards Link: Research: Use the newspaper to locate information. 27 30 Nature’s Compound Words Use the pictures to decode each compound word. Remember, a compound word is a longer, new word made up of two smaller words. Draw lines to connect two words to make a compound word. Standards Link: Reading Comprehension: Follow simple written directions. 11 24 23 25 26 22 20 21 18 16 17 15 What else did you see that was not on this list? 12 14 13 19 BUILDINGS DESCRIBE BACTERIA PINECONE WETLANDS NATURE SPACE HUMAN WATER AREAS HOUSE OPEN HIKE LAND LEAF Find the words by looking up, down, backwards, forwards, sideways and diagonally. W B U I L D I N G S H P I N E C O N E B S Y W H F L N C A A This week’s word: V A E A E O A O P C The plural noun bacteria means microscopic living organisms that can be found everywhere. H E E K T P T N N T O L I R S E U S D E U H U M A N R P A R S D N A L T E W C I E B I R C S E D E A Standards Link: Letter sequencing. Recongized identical words. Skim and scan reading. Recall spelling patterns. BACTERIA Washing your hands regularly will help kill off bad bacteria. Try to use the word bacteria in a sentence today when talking with your friends and family. Science in Your Life Nature made or man made? Look through the newspaper and find three pictures or words that show things that are made by nature. Next find three things that are made by man. Which were easier to find? How has science made your life better? Standards Link: Research: Use the newspaper to locate information. NIE SpoNSorS Premier Properties Kings County Trophy Suzanne Marienau Cardoza, O.D.