Groundhog Science

February 2nd, 2010 by ClickSchooling Leave a reply »

Hi!  It’s Tuesday, February 2, 2010 and time for Science at ClickSchooling!

Happy Groundhog’s Day! Since this is “Science Day” at ClickSchooling, I thought it might be fun to explore the science associated with groundhogs…

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Age Range: All (As always, parents should preview the sites to determine suitability of content. Some of the science sites are “text only” and will be less appealing to young children.)

Official Ground Hog’s Day Website
If you missed the celebration this morning, you can watch the webcast from Gobbler’s Knob in Pennsylvania, as the celebrated groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil, predicts 6 more weeks of Winter.

Live Science: The Groundhog Behind the Myth
Just who is this “Punxsutawney Phil” and is he a good representative of the marmot species?

Science Buzz: The Science of Groundhog’s Day
Find out what parts of the groundhog legend have a basis in science.

National Geographic: Groundhog
See a great photo of a groundhog and learn a little about them.

Groundhog Coloring Pages
Print and color whimsical pictures of groundhogs.


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