Mr. Popper's Penguins

Print this sheet and use it to record your answers.
Click on the link on each question to find the answer to that question.

The Penguins

1.  What type of animal is the penguin? (See image 1 of the slide show.)
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2.  What do penguins look like?
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3.  How does their color help them?
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4.  What do penguins have that help keep them warm?  (See image 4 of the slide show.)
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5.  How many kinds of penguins are there? (You must scroll down the page and count.)
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6.  Name three types of penguins.  _____________________________________________________________________

7.   Where is  the habitat of each of the three types of penguins that you chose?
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8.  Compare the incubation of emperor penguin eggs to the incubation of the eggs of other 
     penguins.
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9.  What are the enemies of the penguins?
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10.  In your opinion, what do penguins sound like? (This takes a second or two to download.)
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11.  List the four stages in the life cycle of a penguin.
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12.  How long do penguins usually live? (Lifespan means how long something lives.)
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Antarctica

13.  Where is Antarctica?
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14.  Describe Antarctica's climate.
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 15.  List some animals other than penguins that live at Antarctica.
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 16.  Would you like to visit Antarctica?  Why or why not?  (Before answering this question, click on 
         this link, and then click on view slideshow under the picture. Watch the 11 slides.)
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 17.  Looking at the first map on the page, what oceans surround Antarctica?
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 18.  Using the map at this link, answer the following questions:
        A.  What land is north of the south pole?____________________________________
        B.  What land is southeast of Graham Land?__________________________________
        C.  Using the map scale, about how far is it from Wilkes Land to Victoria Land? ________
19.   What is the current temperature of Base McMurdo, Antarctica?___________________
20.  What is the difference in the high temperature and low temperature for today? _______
21.  After completing all of these questions, go to this link and work the online crossword 
       puzzle about Antarctica.  If you don't know an answer,  look back over the questions on this 
       page and decide which link you could use to find the answer.