Tag: History

Video Games

History of Video Games Nintendo 64 by Fran W. PBS: Video Game Revolution: The History of Video Games – Site offers an interactive timeline, a ‘look’ inside the game, which includes information about how games go from storyboard to store shelf, info about the impact of gaming and much […]

Kinetoscope

Kinetoscope Dictionary.com: Kinetoscope : Pronunciation and definition. Wikipedia: Kinetoscope – Includes: Development, Going Public, Kinetophone, and Projecting Kinetoscopes. Pictures available. Early Cinema: Kinetoscope – Short history of the device. Lomography: Thomas Edison and the Kinetoscope – Article about the origins, development and the final product. About: The Kinetoscope – Brief history about device. America’s Library: Thomas Edison […]

Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson US History: Thomas Jefferson – Writer of the Declaration of Independence. Thomas Jefferson – Site offers a brief history of Jefferson’s life.White House: Thomas Jefferson – A short history of Jefferson’s life.Wikipedia: Thomas Jefferson – Site offers a long history about Jefferson. This site also offers an audio file. Click on the […]

U.S. Constitution Resource Page

Signing of the U.S. Constitution The U. S. Constitution is the supreme law of the United States of America. Archives.gov: U.S. Constitution – Site offers a transcript of the document as it was inscribed by Jacob Shallus. This site offers a Q&A about the constitution as well. Printer friendly […]

RMS Titanic

RMS Titanic Sputnik News: RMS Titanic – Site offers an infographic that allows visitors to click on different areas to get a 360 degree tour of some of the rooms, as they were.History: Titanic Interactive – Infographic timeline. Read about the birth of the Titanic, what happened during the sinking and […]

Inspiring People – May

President Truman 33rd President of United States: Harry S. Truman  Born May 8, 1884 Truman Library  Audio Collection Bio.: Truman Information and a short video Youtube: Harry D. Truman Documentary Video time: 56:43 Irving Berlin  Born May 11, 1888  Bio.: Irving Berlin YouTube: Club de Belugas ft. Fred Astaire – Puttin’ On The Ritz Video time: 4:15 YouTube: Irving […]

Magic Tricks Resource Page

Magic Tricks… Magic tricks are a great way to learn science and mathematics. Some tricks require good deductive reasoning and observations skills. Most require good timing skills. All of them take practice so that they can look as natural and effortless as possible while being performed.The following resources […]

Hot Air Balloons

Bristol Balloon Fiesta by NotFromUtrecht (Own work) History of Hot Air Balloons Space.com: First Hot-Air Balloon Flight – Site offers a brief history of the first hot air balloon flight. About: Inventors: History of Airships and Balloons – Site offers the history of the hot air balloon and how it was used, plus […]

Corn Dogs

Corn Puppies by Fran W. History of Corn Dogs Wikipedia: Corn Dogs:  Find out how corn dogs got their start and about National Corn Dog Day (March 22) National Corn Dog Day: Find out how the celebration got its start. State Fair (Brand): Corn Dogs – Timeline of the history of the popular […]

Snowflake Activities and Resources

Snowflake Activities by Fran W SNOWFLAKE SCIENCEHow a snowflake forms, why it forms the way it does, photos of snowflakes, snowflake physics, experiments, read an article about snow crystals, and watch a video about snowflakes. SNOWFLAKE MATHSnowflake math naturally includes geometry, symmetry, patterns, angles, basic shapes, and fractals. Learn […]