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PowerPoint "Jeopardy" game created for Summer Reading 2012. We did a fall program in addition. This used the "Teens Own the Night" theme. However, I don't think the linking works here on Slideshare.

PowerPoint "Jeopardy" game created for Summer Reading 2012. We did a fall program in addition. This used the "Teens Own the Night" theme. However, I don't think the linking works here on Slideshare.

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  • 1. Teens OwnFall Winter Holidays Potpourri the Night!10 10 10 10 1020 20 20 20 2030 30 30 30 3040 40 40 40 4050 50 50 50 50
  • 2. Where do you go “back to” in the fall?
  • 3. School!
  • 4. What major sport is played mostly in the fall?
  • 5. Football
  • 6. What changes in the fall?“Spring forward, fall back!”
  • 7. The Time
  • 8. What happens to some trees in the fall? (Though not many in the Desert.)
  • 9. The leaves change color
  • 10. The Autumnal Equinox happens in the fall. What is special about that day and night?
  • 11. They are almost exactly the same length
  • 12. How many sides do snowflakes have?
  • 13. Six
  • 14. People with “chionophobia” are afraid of what?
  • 15. Snow
  • 16. What modern word comes from an oldGermanic word meaning, “time of water?”
  • 17. Winter
  • 18. What mythical characterbrings on winter, snow, cold, ice, etc.?
  • 19. Jack Frost
  • 20. The Winter Solsticehappens in December.What is special about that particular DAY?
  • 21. It is the shortest day of the year
  • 22. What is likely the mostpopular winter holiday celebrated in the United States?
  • 23. Christmas
  • 24. What is one of the mostpopular Jewish holidays celebrated in the United States?
  • 25. Hanukkah
  • 26. What holiday, celebrated in lateDecember is observed mostly by African-Americans?
  • 27. Kwanzaa
  • 28. What is the morecommon name for“All Hallow’s Eve?”
  • 29. Halloween – it is the eve of All Hallow’s Day, Nov 1st,also called All Saints’ Day or All Hallows or Hallowmas.
  • 30. Pagans from long agohad a tradition of bringing a tree bough, or wreath into their homes in winter. What has that tradition transformed into today?
  • 31. Christmas trees!
  • 32. What supernaturalcreatures are on the hunt only at night & fear sunlight?
  • 33. Vampires!
  • 34. We all know what a full moon looks like. What is it called whenyou can’t see the moon at all at night?
  • 35. New Moon
  • 36. What book created themodern, handsome vampire that we are familiar with today? (…it’s NOT Twilight!)
  • 37. Dracula,by Bram Stoker
  • 38. In the book, what character created the monster now commonly referred to as Frankenstein?
  • 39. Dr. Victor Frankenstein
  • 40. Who wrote the book,Frankenstein, or, The Modern Prometheus (that’s the full title)
  • 41. Mary Shelley
  • 42. Who wrote the novels about Daniel-X ??
  • 43. James Patterson
  • 44. What is the first name of thePresident of the United States?
  • 45. Barack
  • 46. Lincoln is a movie in theaters now. What war did thisPresident oversee?
  • 47. The United States Civil War
  • 48. Before the word Animebecame popular, what was Anime called?
  • 49. Japanimation
  • 50. What is this constellation? It is only visible in the winter night sky.
  • 51. Orion, the Hunter
  • 52. Thank you for playing!