Tag: Inspiring People

Niels Bohrs

Niels Bohr  Wikipedia has the following information: Niels Bohr – Biographical information, Bohr model, philosophy and more.Bohr Model –  Origin, Electron energy levels, Tydberg formula and more.Atomic Theory – An example from the page: A scientific theory of the nature of matter, which states that matter is composed of […]

Johnny Appleseed Resource Page

American Storyteller: The Story of Johnny Appleseed – Use the arrows to scroll through the short article segments. Virginia Apples: Johnny Appleseed- A Pioneer – Click on “Read More” to access a FREE Johnny Appleseed Curriculum for grades K-5th in a printable PDF format. It has coloring pages, music, stories, poems […]

Michael Faraday

Wikipedia: Michael Faraday – Biographical information and scientific accomplishments.BBC: History: Michael Faraday – An encyclopedic article about his life and accomplishments.Famous Scientists: Michael Faraday – Offers a longer article and a time line of his accomplishments and discoveries.Fran’s World of Discovery: Balloons – Information about balloons and instructions for the game Balloon Badminton.YouTube: Michael Faraday […]

Lewis Howard Latimer

Biography: Lewis Howard Latimer – A short article that talks about Latimer’s life and accomplishments. Wikipedia: Lewis Howard Latimer – Offers a short biography about Latimer’s life, inventions, and lists his patents. Scholastic: Teacher’s Activity Guide – Lewis Howard Latimer – Offers a very short biography about his […]

Jim Henson

Wikipedia: Jim Henson – Biographical information about Jim Henson and his accomplishments. Listen to this article by clicking on the speaker icon in the upper right hand corner of the page.The Muppets – Information about Jim Henson’s creationBiography: Jim Henson – Site offers a biographical video and an article […]

Dale Chihuly Resource Page

Children’s Museum: Fireworks Of Glass – A Free 87 page PDF about Chihuly’s artwork. This publication has lessons and activity ideas.Chihuly Garden & Glass – Dale Chihuly’s store site. Offers information about the artist, his artwork, and events. Chihuly – Chihuly’s artwork site. View the gallery and videos of his artwork.Art Prize: Inspired by […]

Nikola Tesla

Nikola Tesla Tesla Society: Biography – Article: Tesla biography: The Genius Who Lit The World. Site also includes some information about his most famous inventions.Biography: Nikola Tesla – Site offers biographical information about Tesla’s life: The early years, years as an inventor, his fall from grace, and his […]

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 […]

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 […]

Edgar Allan Poe Research Project

Edgar Allan Poe Edgar Poe was born in Boston, Massachusetts, January 19, 1809, and became Edgar Allan Poe after the Allan family took him in at the age of two.  During his lifetime, Poe was a self-taught author, poet, literary critic, and editor. Although his life was filled with […]