Robinson Schools

Internet Christmas Hunt

Internet Christmas Hunt

Instructions: Use the Internet resources listed with each question to track down some holiday traditions in countries around the world. Be sure to read the directions carefully. Each question could have a different direction.

1.) What holiday is celebrated the day after Christmas in Ireland? (Christmas around the world)

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2.) Write down one Christmas tradition in France. (Christmas in France)

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3.) Give me a weather report from the North Pole. Hint: weather.com

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4.) What kinds of cakes are traditionally eaten at Christmas in Scotland? Be sure to include what they are they made of as well? (Scottish Christmas)  ______________________________________________________________________________________________________

5.) If Santa were traveling at 39.0019° N, 87.9089° W. Where exactly would he be making a stop? You’ll have to get creative with your search! _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

6.) Give me the holiday hours for the Louvre Art museum in Paris, France. (Both for the 24th and 25th) ______________________________________________________________________________________________________

7.) What is the theme to the White House Christmas this year? Describe the theme. (Whitehouse)

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8.) What are latkes? Name three ingredients in the recipe. Start in Google and search from there.

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9.) If the wind speed is 10 MPH and the temperature is -5 degrees Fahrenheit, what is the wind chill?(Windchill) ______________________________________________________________

10.) Create an "Order of Operations" for giving a gift. Consider all the steps necessary to perform this action.  You must include at least three steps.

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11.) Create a mnemonic for your gifting order of operations. (If you do not know what a mnemonic device is, you will need to search that first) My Very Educated Mother Just Served Us Nine Pizzas, is a commonly used mnemonic device.

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12.) Which President brought the first Christmas tree into the White House? (Whitehouse)

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13.) Santa asks a question when he knocks on the door on Christmas Eve in Finland. What does he ask? (Finland Christmas)

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14.) Who wrote the famous poem that starts "Twas the night before Christmas" and when was it written?

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15.) Close your net book or exit out of the Internet depending on your location. Answer the following riddle. What do you have in December that you do not have in any other month?  ______________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

 

 

Wish List

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One man's junk is an art teacher's treasure!  Before you trash it, check the list. I can always use items from the list below! Feel free to drop off at the middle school any time or just send items with your child! Thanks in advance for any donation!

  • empty jars                                   
  • magazines
  • old shirts                                    
  • fake flowers
  • cloth rags                                   
  • glass bottles for still life drawings
  • clean pantyhose (knee highs too)      
  • wire
  • yarn/string                                  
  • art/photography books
  • fabric, material                             
  • cardboard
  • plastic tubs                                  
  • toothbrushes
  • beads/ribbons                              
  • old calendars with neat pictures
  • tools (any kind)                            
  • kitchen utensils
  • sponges                                      
  • egg cartons (Styrofoam preferably)
  • aluminum foil                              
  • old bed sheets

 

Robinson High School
2000 North Cross Street
Phone: (618) 544-9510
Fax: (618) 544-7921
Principal: Victoria McDonald

Nuttall Middle School
400 West Rustic Street
Phone: (618) 544-8618
Fax: (618) 544-5304
Principal: Craig Beals

Lincoln Grade School
301 East Poplar Street
Phone: (618) 544-3315
Fax: (618) 544-4136
Principal: Kathy Bemont

Washington Elem. School
507 West Condit Street
Phone: (618) 544-2233
Fax: (618) 544-5502
Principal: Jason Stark

Community Unit #2
1301 North Allen Street
Phone: (618) 544-7781
Fax: (618) 544-9284
Superintendent: Josh Quick
Community Unit School District #2 

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