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Matters of Science Meet the NOVA Teamimages
Click on this photograph to learn about the roles each person plays on the NOVA team in Madagascar. (Grades K-4, 5-8, 9-12)
/wgbh/nova/madagascar/expedition/meet.html

The Missionarticle
Read about the goals of this adventure, on which we join scientists studying two of Madagascar's most elusive creatures: the fossa, a cat-like carnivore; and the silky sifaka, a ghostly, all-white lemur that is perilously close to extinction. (Grades K-4, 5-8, 9-12)
/wgbh/nova/madagascar/expedition/mission.html

A Forest Full of Frightsarticle
While Madagascar may not be home to many dangerous animals, the world's fourth-largest island has its share of nasty surprises. Find out about scorpions, giant hissing cockroaches, man-eating trees, and more in this article. (Grades 5-8, 9-12)
/wgbh/nova/madagascar/surviving/frights.html

Close Call With Crocsarticle
Read some firsthand accounts of encounters with the Nile crocodile, which grows to be some 20 feet long in Madagascar. (Grades 5-8, 9-12)
/wgbh/nova/madagascar/surviving/crocs.html

Social Studies Malagasy Legendsarticle
Never eat while lying down or your parents will be choked; never point at a tomb or your fingers will fall off. Read more about the Malagasy people's legends and lore in this article. (Grades 5-8, 9-12)
/wgbh/nova/madagascar/surviving/legends.html

Windows on Madagascarimages
Work your way through this photo essay, which has hidden surprises, and learn about the island's unique natural and cultural history. (Grades K-4, 5-8, 9-12)
/wgbh/nova/madagascar/explore/windows.html

Find it with Maps Mapsmap
Help get yourself oriented with these maps that will show Madagascar, the Ankarana Massif, and the Marojejy Region.
/wgbh/nova/madagascar/explore/maps.html

Expedition Notes/Mail Dispatches
Read current and past dispatches from Madagascar that include information on the expedition's progress as well as sounds from the field. (Grades K-4, 5-8, 9-12)
/wgbh/nova/madagascar/dispatches/

Mailmail
Send in your questions to the team and read responses to selected letters. (Grades K-4, 5-8, 9-12)
/wgbh/nova/madagascar/mail/

See it Yourself Meet the NOVA Teamimages
Click on this photograph to learn about the roles each person plays on the NOVA team in Antarctica. (Grades K-4, 5-8. 9-12)
/wgbh/nova/madagascar/expedition/meet.html

Windows on Madagascarimages
Work your way through this photo essay, which has hidden surprises, and learn about the island's unique natural and cultural history. (Grades K-4, 5-8, 9-12)
/wgbh/nova/madagascar/explore/windows.html

Expedition PanoramasQTVR
Navigate through panoramic scenes of places our team will visit during its trip. (Grades K-4, 5-8. 9-12)
/wgbh/nova/madagascar/explore/panos.html

Mapsmap
Help get yourself oriented with these maps that will show Madagascar, the Ankarana Massif, and the Marojejy Region.
/wgbh/nova/madagascar/explore/maps.html

Do it Yourself Track the Fossa (Hot Science)online activity
Discover radio tracking in this online activity. (Grades 5-8, 9-12)
/wgbh/nova/madagascar/expedition/fossa.html

Program Transcripts/Resources Resourcesresources
Find additional articles, books, and Web sites about Madagascar. (Grades K-4, 5-8, 9-12)
/wgbh/nova/madagascar/resources.html







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