Tag: History

Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin PBS: Ben Franklin – Find out who Ben Franklin was and what hisaccomplishments were. Site also offers a teacher’s guide. Wikipedia: Benjamin Franklin – The life and accomplishments of Ben Franklin.Franklin Institute: Ben Franklin – Offers historical resources for the armonica, lightning rod, Nini Medallion, and much more. Check here for FAQ about Ben.Ben’s Guide to […]

Victorian Era Information, Games, Crafts & Foods

Polar of Emlen Physick Estate 1879 Information about theVictorian Era 1837-1901 BBC: Primary History: Victorian Era – An interactive tour of Victorian Britain. Wikipedia: Victorian Era – The history of Queen Victoria’s reign. Victorian Web: Music in the Era of Queen Victoria – Article. eHow: Children’s Games in England – Instructions for 3 games. Benoit Academy: Victorian Christmas […]

Silent Night

Silent Night Chapel Photo by Gakuro SILENT NIGHT: The Song Heard ‘Round The World – Article: The history of the song. Wikipedia: Silent Night – History of the song, hear and read the song in English and German, plus pictures. The German Way – Stille Nacht – Silent Night – Information and pictures about […]

Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens Celebrate the life of Charles Dickens by learning about him, listening to and/or reading his stories, and living as he would during his time period. History Biography: Charles Dickens – Offers a 45 minute video and written information about Dickens.BBC: Charles Dickens – Information about Dickens’ life. A Christmas Carol & Other […]

Christmas Trees

Glade Jul by Johansen Viggo History Of The Christmas Tree History.com: History of Christmas Trees – Videos and written information about the Christmas tree. How it got its start and Christmas trees around the world.WhyChristmas?.com: The History of The Christmas Tree –  Article gives the history of the Christmas tree. […]

A. C. Gilbert

A. C. Gilbert Gilbert House Children’s Museum: About A. C. Gilbert – A brief history about the man who saved Christmas, in 1918. Site offers a short timeline.Scientific American: A. C. Gilbert – Article about the American toy maker. A. C. Gilbert Society – A source for A. C. Gilbert and his […]

Pictographs

Pictograph by Fran W. Symbol World – Learn how to communicate using pictures. Mr. Donns: Native American Symbol Stories – Symbols that tell a story. Texas Beyond History: Create Your Own Pictograph – Make brushes and paint from natural items and writing suggestions.Pictopen –  Modern pictograph writing. Pictograhic Stories – Native American signs and picture writingNative American […]

Native American Resources

Picture Writing Native American Writing: Picture Writing – Native Americans wrote with pictures, learn more about how they communicated.Native American Pictography – Native Americans Nations: How picture writing is done.Native American Picture Writing – Site offers an explanation about pictographs. Gardening Almanac: Three Sisters: The Original Companion Planting – ArticleKids Garden: Creating […]

Tracking Hurricanes

Hurricane Isabel 2003 NOAA: Main Page – National Hurricane Center also offers Follow That Hurricane PDF History of hurricanes and a tracking map. Tracking Chart for East Pacific region. Enchanted Learning: Hurricane Tracking and Forecasting – Explains the symbols and other language related to storms. Intellicast: Active Track – Site offers up-to-date tracking maps and bulletins. Storm […]

Rock & Mineral Resources

Types of Rocks & Minerals Rocks & Minerals by Fran W. Scholastic: StudyJams: Minerals – Site offers pictures with information under each one.Science Kids: Rocks & Minerals – Earth facts about rocks and minerals.One Geology:Rocks & Minerals – Kid friendly interactive site.Interactive Sites For Education: Rocks & Minerals – Click on a window to go to […]