This section provides a short description of all the major objects in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Kon-Tiki - The name of the raft.
Balsa Logs - The key component of the raft.
Steering Oar - A key component for navigation.
Tahiti - The main Polynesian island.
Center Boards - A part of the boat that provides stability and assists navigation.
Hut - This place offers shelter to the crew members.
Flying Fish - Creatures that jump out of the water and glide for long distances to escape predators.
Dolphin (dorado) - A fish that the crew members find delicious,
Shark - A large ocean predator.
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