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Your eardrum is an example of something that vibrates
True
Sound can travel through a glass of water
True
Sound vibrations traveling through the air are called hummings
False
An Indian putting his ear to the ground is a good example of hearing vibrations
True
The name of the skin that separates the outer ear from the middle ear is called the cochlea
False
Tears keep the eyes moist and also wash dust and dirt from the eyes
True
You should never point pencils or sharp objects near your eyes
True
The story of what has happened in the life of a country or people
History
A large mass of land
Continent
The largest bodies of water
Oceans
The study of the earth's surface
Geography
A promise to do something
Pledge
Devotion or loyalty
Allegiance
Writings
Documents
Liberty
Freedom
What is the most heavily traveled ocean?
Atlantic
Scandinavians who visited the New World around the year 1000
Vikings
Man for whom America was named
Amerigo Vespucci
Merchant who told Europeans about the riches of China
Marco Polo
Explorer who claimed all of North American for England
John Cabot
Italian sailor who discovered the New World in 1492
Christopher Columbus
King and queen of Spain who financed a voyage
Ferdinand and Isabella
Explorer who sailed around the tip of Africa to India
Vasco da Gama
First European to reach what is now the United States
Ponce de Leon