Science of Thanksgiving
Terms in this set (45)
The president that declared Thanksgiving a national day
This state raises the most turkeys in the USA; also known as the land of 10,000 lakes.
Percent of Americans that eat turkey on Thanksgiving
Average weight (in pounds) of a purchased turkey
This state grows the most cranberries; also known for making cheese.
This plant is often called a yam, but they are not the same thing.
New York City
Place where the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade takes place
The Lions and this team always toss around oblong brown leather projectiles on Thanksgiving day.
Made from a turkey, duck, and chicken
He wanted the turkey to be the national bird.
George H.W. Bush
The first president to pardon a turkey.
The day after Thanksgiving is the busiest day for this profession.
Neil Armstrong's first meal in space after walking on the moon
Term for an adult male turkey
Term for an adult female turkey
Flap of skin that hangs over the turkey's beak
Skin around a turkey's neck
Vertebrate classified as a canine that might enjoy leftovers
Vertebrate classified as a feline that might enjoy leftovers
Vertebrates classified as a placental mammals that enjoy getting together for the holiday
Colloid created by mixing cream, sugar, and air; a favorite topping on pie
Type of pie that is often served at Thanksgiving; Morton, IL is known as its "capital"
Approximate amount of hours it would take to bake an average sized turkey
A turkey's wattle will turn a light color if it is this
A turkey's wattle will turn blue if it is this
Wild turkeys have between 5000-6000 of these
Number of different species of wild turkeys in North America
Maximum speed a turkey can run
Top speed a turkey can reach in flight
Male turkeys do this to attract a mate; fluff out the tail feathers and puff out the chest to look bigger
Young male turkey;also called a tom
Young female turkey; also called a hen
Group of domesticated turkeys
To perch or settle, especially for the night; wild turkeys often do this in trees over water to avoid predators
Starches and sugars present in many foods at our Thanksgiving meal
Taking in too many of these is what makes you so tired after your Thanksgiving meal; not necessarily the turkey you eat
Body part used in a turkey to grind up food
Turkeys do not have these to help them chew up food
A baby turkey
A young male turkey; also called a tom or gobbler
A young female turkey; also called a hen
A group of domestic turkeys
A group of wild turkeys
Shape of a female turkey's scat
Question Mark (or J)
Shape of a male turkey's scat
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