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Beast of Loch Ness, The

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There is no classroom activity for this program. The following resources from the companion Web site accompany this program:

Fantastic Creatures
There are countless examples of real animals once thought to be nonexistent. In this article, find out about the myths and legends behind the discoveries of animals such as Africa's okapi, the Arctic's narwhal, Madagascar's elephant bird, and West Africa's pygmy hippo. (Grades 9-12)

Birth of a Legend
Learn about how the legend of the beast of Loch Ness began centuries ago, how the modern legend got a jump start in 1933, and what's happened since in this article that chronicles the rise of the legendary monster. (Grades 6-8, 9-12)

Eyewitness Accounts
Read or listen to eyewitness accounts of Nessie from native Scots who swear they have seen something in the loch. (Requires RealPlayer plug-in.) (Grades 3-5, 6-8, 9-12)

Experiment with Sonar (Hot Science)
How does sonar work and what is it used for? Find out in this demonstration of how sonar works. (Grades 6-8)



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