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  • How does a hovercraft work?
  • What is an amphibious vehicle?
  • Who came up with the name “hovercraft"?
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Who first demonstrated the scientific principles behind hovercrafts?

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  • What is the gold of the Andes?
  • Where does the vicuña live?
  • What is the rarest fabric in the world?
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Which of the following is NOT a quality of vicuña wool?

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  • What is a kaleidoscope?
  • Who invented the kaleidoscope?
  • Was the kaleidoscope designed to be a toy?
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Who invented the kaleidoscope?

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  • Do all plants bloom?
  • What are the main types of non-flowering plants?
  • How do non-flowering plants reproduce?
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Some non-flowering plants do have seeds, while others reproduce via what method?

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  • When did slavery end in America?
  • What is Juneteenth?
  • How do people celebrate Juneteenth?


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    Why do Olympians bite their medals?

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