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Independent Project Websites

SPORTS

http://didyouknow.org/fastfacts/sports/

http://www.factmonster.com/ipka/A0769760.html

http://cheerleading.cheeramerica.com/

http://www.funtrivia.com/en/Sports/Cheerleading-711.html

http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_are_some_interesting_facts_about_cheerleading

BRAIN

http://science.nationalgeographic.com/science/health-and-human-body/human-body/brain-article.html

http://www.cyh.com/HealthTopics/HealthTopicDetailsKids.aspx?p=335&np=307&id=1528

http://idahoptv.org/dialogue4kids/season3/brain/facts.cfm

http://faculty.washington.edu/chudler/introb.html

http://www.childrenscancer.org/stories-of-hope/kids-stories/josh.html (personal story of someone with brain disorder)

http://www.brainhealthandpuzzles.com/brain_parts_function.html (parts and functions)

http://www.youramazingbrain.org/teachers/careers.htm (careers in brain)

http://faculty.washington.edu/chudler/chjob.html (careers in brain)

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/anatomy/brain/Animals.shtml (comparing animal brain to human brain)

http://faculty.washington.edu/chudler/compare2.html (comparing animal brain to human brain)

*All mammals have the same basic brain structures. Therefore, the only thing that would differ between the brains of humans, pigs, dogs, mice, etc. is size and proportion of the different structures of the brain. The largest part in humans is the cerebrum, which is responsible for thought, behavior, sensation, processing the impulses received by the senses, and things like memory and emotion.

Reptiles have a very small cerebrum and rely mostly on their brain stem, the basic structure of the brain that regulates heartbeat, breathing, etc.

BUTTERFLIES

http://www.parenting-our-kids.com/butterflies-for-kids.html

http://www.milkweedcafe.com/fascfacts.html

http://www.thebutterflysite.com/facts.shtml

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/butterfly/

CARTOONING

http://library.thinkquest.org/CR0210180/facts.htm

http://www.kidzdom.com/tutorials/

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