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Part I: Groundhog Day Packet Research:
You will write your answers for this part of the research on the
packet. Answer #1 - 5 using the link below.

https://www.infoplease.com/groundhog-day


What else can shadows tell us?

http://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/primer/java/scienceopticsu/shadows/

http://www.exploratorium.edu/science_explorer/sunclock.html

http://www.education.com/science-fair/article/effective-sun-shadows-telling-time/


Learn more about Punxsutawney Phil complete the Groundhog Day Map in
your packet:

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Part II More Groundhog Day Research:
Restate the question in your answer and write full and complete sentences. Use the
websites below to help your develop your answers.

1) What is Groundhog's Day and how did it all begin?

http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/customer-support/education-resources/groundhog-day

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2) Who is Punxsutawney Phil? What did he predict for this year?
How often have his predictions been accurate?

http://www.punxsutawneyphil.com

https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/groundhog-day-2018-punxsutawney-phil-predict-if-winter-will-be-n843976

http://www.livescience.com/32974-punxsutawney-phil-weather-prediction-accuracy.html

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3) Are there any other famous groundhogs?

http://www.foxnews.com/us/2018/02/02/punxsutawney-phil-and-7-other-famous-groundhogs-should-know.html

http://nbc24.com/news/local/six-more-weeks-of-winter-predicted-at-holland-huckleberry-celebration

http://detroit.cbslocal.com/2018/02/02/groundhog-day-michigan-woody-the-woodchuck-prediction/

http://www.silive.com/news/2018/02/groundhog_day_2018_results_sta.html

http://www.pennlive.com/midstate/index.ssf/2013/01/weather_channel_names_top_11_g.html

http://www.nbcnews.com/news/weird-news/jimmy-groundhog-bites-sun-prairie-wisconsin-mayors-ear-n298656



4) What animal(s) are used to predict the weather?

https://www.forbes.com/sites/marshallshepherd/2016/02/02/how-accurate-are-groundhogs-and-8-other-animals-at-predicting-weather/#33e032854737

http://www.palmbeachpost.com/news/news/lantana-lou-makes-his-prediction-six-more-weeks-of/nWDmT/

http://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/local/lake/os-pictures-groundhog-day-020211,0,7086134.photogallery

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5) Who is Holland Hucky and where does he live?
http://nbc24.com/news/local/six-more-weeks-of-winter-predicted-at-holland-huckleberry-celebration



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6) How long do groundhogs live? How big are their teeth? Describe their habitat and what they like to eat:

http://www.groundhog.org/about/fun-facts-faq/

http://www.havahart.com/groundhog-facts

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7) Is there any scientific basis for Groundhog Day? What is your opinion - can groundhogs, or, any other animal predict how long winter will last?

https://www.livescience.com/32974-punxsutawney-phil-weather-prediction-accuracy.html


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Play some games!
http://keygames.com/whack-a-groundhog-game/

http://www.gamingcloud.com/play/whack-a-groundhog.html

https://www.miniclip.com/games/whack-a-ground-hog/en/