Around the World in 11 Minutes / Muffy and the Big Bad Blog
Around the World in 11-Minutes: Pal, Baby Kate, Amigo, and Mei Lin enthusiastically accept Nemo's dare to travel around the world and make it back in 11 minutes. After all, there's a prized pork chop and a lot of pride on the line! Adventuring by plane, hot-air balloon and motor scooters, the gang encounters many obstacles along the way - mostly because of Nemo's meddling! - but giddily experience the joys of global expedition. Educational Objective: Pal, Baby Kate, Amigo, and Mei Lin discover differences in land, cultures, and modes of transportation as they travel around the world. Muffy and the Big Bad Blog: Muffy discovers that web blogging is a great way to keep her readers up to date with her every move... whether they're interested or not! But then she goes too far and publicizes a disagreement with Francine. Can Muffy learn that some things really are better left private? Educational Objective: Muffy learns that being in the moment is important for living, not for blogging. Muffy and Francine learn the appropriate way to confront a problem with a friend is by talking to each other instead of posting their grievances online.