Saturday, August 18, 2018

What’s That Boat Saying?

What’s That Boat Saying?

August 1, 2018 by · Leave a Comment 

Boating is relaxing, but boaters need to stay alert. It’s important to keep your eyes on the waves, other boats, and the weather, and to train your ears to hear what other boats are “saying.” When traveling through the water, skippers need to listen and to react to the sounds from other boats. Like the […]

What Other Words are in LISTEN?

What Other Words are in LISTEN?

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What Other Words are in LISTEN?

Squids, Squids, Squids!

Squids, Squids, Squids!

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Though they mostly dwell in deep water, we know a lot more about squids now than when they were feared sea monsters described in myths. Relatives of the octopus, squid can be the size of your finger or bigger than a school bus. They have eight arms as well as two tentacles and their bodies […]

WHO LIVES UNDERWATER?

WHO LIVES UNDERWATER?

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WHO LIVES UNDERWATER?

Be a Safer Swimmer!

Be a Safer Swimmer!

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  Boating is all about fun when you’re a kid, but that’s because there are adults around who make sure you are safe. Caring adults reduce your risk of drowning when they sign you up for swim lessons and insist you wear your life jacket everywhere but in the cabin. Swim lessons are taught by […]

What Other Words are in EXCITEMENT?

What Other Words are in EXCITEMENT?

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What Other Words are in EXCITEMENT?

TURTLE-Y FUNNY JOKES!

TURTLE-Y FUNNY JOKES!

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Q. What do you call a turtle party? A. A shellebration.   Q. Do turtles have good memories? A. Yes, they have turtle recall!   Q. What do you call a flying turtle? A. A shellicopter.     Q. What happens if you cross a turtle with a giraffe? A. A turtleneck.   Q. How […]

Other Words for LAUGH

Other Words for LAUGH

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Other Words for LAUGH

A Dozen Dolphin Tidbits

A Dozen Dolphin Tidbits

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Dolphins are carnivores that never chew. They use their teeth to catch prey and then they swallow it whole. Dolphins don’t intentionally drink the water they swim in — it’s way too salty. Most dolphin moms give birth to one baby at a time. The mom and baby stay together for years. A group of […]

What Other Words are in ECHOLOCATION?

What Other Words are in ECHOLOCATION?

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What Other Words are in ECHOLOCATION?

Is That Snow Below?

Is That Snow Below?

March 1, 2018 by · Leave a Comment 

Did you ever think about where the water under your boat comes from? Could it possibly come from that white stuff that falls from the sky in winter? Yes, it can. Water’s forms — liquid, solid, and gas — are found on the ground but also above and below it. You’ve likely studied the water […]

Boating on Melted Snow?

Boating on Melted Snow?

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Did you ever think about where the water under your boat comes from? Could it possibly come from that white stuff that falls from the sky in winter? Yes, it can. Water’s forms — liquid, solid, and gas — are found on the ground but also above and below it. You’ve likely studied the water […]

What Other Words are in EVAPORATION?

What Other Words are in EVAPORATION?

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Unscramble the words below: PIETRAN ARTAP RNOPITO VAITEN IERTVN TPNRAE PEOAR EPATRI                   Answers: PIETRAN is PAINTER ARTAP is APART RNOPITO is PORTION VAITEN is NATIVE IERTVN is INVERT TPNRAE is PARENT PEOAR is OPERA EPATRI is PIRATE

Moving and Shifting

Moving and Shifting

November 30, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

  When you’re on the boat, you’re always moving, even when you seem not to be going anyplace. Although you’re tied to a dock or attached by an anchor or mooring, the wind and current moves you. Perhaps there’s wave activity as well. But that’s not all, as far beneath you there’s movement of the […]

What Other Words are in EARTHQUAKE?

What Other Words are in EARTHQUAKE?

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Unscramble the words below: AAUQ________________ ERTHAE________________ UTER________________ AKERTA________________ EHTRE________________ ETHRA________________ KTRE________________ RATUQ________________                       Answers: AAUQ is AQUA ERTHAE is HEATER UTER is TRUE AKERTA is KARATE EHTRE is THREE ETHRA is HEART KTRE is TREK RATUQ is QUART

Float Your Boat Science Projects

Float Your Boat Science Projects

October 31, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

Are you looking for a science project that isn’t same old, same old? Or do you enjoy boating so much you’d even focus on science when school’s out? We found four ideas that involve water but aren’t all wet. Check the links for full directions, get both your parent’s permission and help to stay safe, […]

What other words are in FLOATING?

What other words are in FLOATING?

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What other words are in FLOATING? IGELB is ___________ YBUO is ___________ CZASPIE is ___________ ELMH is ___________ BRRDAEVOO is __________ CSRWE is __________               Answers: BILGE BUOY CAPSIZE HELM OVERBOARD SCREW  

Spooky Sea Dwellers

Spooky Sea Dwellers

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Though you can’t see them from your boat or along the beach, ghostly creatures live below the ocean’s surface. They frighten and then eat other creatures, and can also be pretty scary if spotted by a sea diver or scientist.   The Pacific lamprey can grow over two feet long. They are parasites that attach […]

What Other Words are in HALLOWEEN?

What Other Words are in HALLOWEEN?

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                        Answers: WNAL is LAWN OLLHE is HELLO ELEHW is WHEE LWOH is HOWL LWAL is WALL LALOW is ALLOW ANLE is LEAN HAEL is HEAL

Who Ya Calling Crabby?

Who Ya Calling Crabby?

September 1, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

They scurry by on the shore and might pinch you if you get too close. But what else do you know about crabs? Crabs are found in oceans, fresh water, and on land. The pea crab is the teeniest known crab and the Japanese spider crab can spread its legs out to measure about 13 […]

Other Words Meaning Crabby

Other Words Meaning Crabby

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                Answers: RUGPYM is GRUMPY SRSOC is CROSS YTTES is TESTY CRYKNA is CRANKY OYUHCRG is GROUCHY ERDU is RUDE FFRGU is GRUFF

Fun Facts about Frogs

Fun Facts about Frogs

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Everyone knows that frogs hop and their babies are called tadpoles, but how much more do you know? We promise you’ll be able to share lots of interesting info about frogs by the time you finish this article! Frogs are part of a group known as amphibians. They are creatures who live two lives — […]

What Other Words are in SUBMARINE?

What Other Words are in SUBMARINE?

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                    AERSB is BEARS UASEM is AMUSE EISUBR is RUBIES SBAIN is BASIN BNMERU is NUMBER REIAMN is REMAIN SBAME is BEAMS RUISBE is BRUISE

Types of Waterways

Types of Waterways

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                              Answers: ERVIR is RIVER CNAEO is OCEAN ROOBK is BROOK ITELN is INLET SRTMEA is STREAM OAONGL is LAGOON HCLNAEN is CHANNEL EATUSYR is ESTUARY

Silly Sailing Superstitions!

Silly Sailing Superstitions!

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Ever since the first sailors stepped aboard a ship’s deck (always on the right foot), they have thought of the sea as a thing over which they had little control and even less understanding. To bolster their confidence, these seafarers built up a series of myths and superstitions over the centuries. They thought they were […]

Swim Smarts

Swim Smarts

June 1, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

You may feel very comfortable being on a boat, but you’ll be a lot safer if you know how to swim. We don’t want to scare you, but kids who take swimming lessons (and wear life jackets everywhere but the cabin) cut their risk of drowning. While it’s great to have a parent or an […]

What Other Words are in SUNSCREEN?

What Other Words are in SUNSCREEN?

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          Answers: UERC is CURE ESCREU is RESCUE RSNUE is NURSE RSENEC is SCREEN REESCU is SECURE ENESR is SNEER

Keep Your Ears Open!

Keep Your Ears Open!

May 1, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

Boaters need to be alert at all times. That’s more than just keeping our eyes open and looking everywhere. When traveling over the water, boaters need to listen, understand, and react to the sound signals from other boats. Like turn indicators and the horn on a car, sounds are the ways boaters tell others on […]

What Other Words Are in UNDERWATER?

What Other Words Are in UNDERWATER?

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                            DTEARR is TRADER ERNAEDWUR is UNDERWEAR EDNWRA is WANDER RETRUN is RETURN ARWRED is DRAWER DAWERR is REWARD TNAEWD is WANTED TAENE is EATEN

Wet & Witty

Wet & Witty

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Q: What kind of haircut does a cheap pirate captain get? A: A crew cut! Q:Where do fish sleep? A: In waterbeds. Q: What did the retired pirate become? A: An arrrrrrrrrrrrtist. Q: What grades are most popular in schools of fish? A: Anything below C. Q: Where do pirates anchor? A: In the harrrrrrbor. […]

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