Tag: Research Resource

  • John F Kennedy

    John F Kennedy

    John F Kennedy was the 35th president of the United States of America. Whitehouse.gov: John F Kennedy was president from 1961-1963. JFK Library: Presidential Library and Museum – The JFK White House Tape Recordings – President Kennedy installed the first practical White House taping system. Learn more about it here. If you check out the […]

  • October Special Days Volume 1 Resource Page

    October Special Days Volume 1 Resource Page

    The following resources have been provided to help with the ideas and suggestions in the:   To purchase this 16 page ebook filled with 120+ great ideas that companion the days listed below, for $5, please contact me directly. The following links will take you to a post on FranW.com, Still Learning Something New, or […]

  • September Special Days Volume 1 Resource Page

    September Special Days Volume 1 Resource Page

    The following resources have been provided to help with the ideas and suggestions in the: September’s Special Days Activity Companion To purchase this ebook filled with 120+ great ideas that companion the days listed below, for $5, please use the following link:  Etsy: September Special Day Activity CalendarThe following links will take you to a post […]

  • August Special Days Volume 1 Resource Page

    The following resources have been provided to help with the ideas and suggestions in the: August’s Special Days Activity Companion. To purchase this ebook filled with 100 great ideas to companion the days listed below, please use the following link: Learning Tangent: August Special Day Activity Calendar Spiderman Day Funschooling and Recreational Learning: SpidermanBiographical information about the […]

  • The Sun

    The Sun Did you know that as hot as it may be during the summer months, the sun is actually further from the earth than during the winter months? It certainly doesn’t feel that way!Here are some questions to consider… How does the sun heat up the earth? Why is it so hot during the summer […]

  • 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 Writings   Planet PDF: A Christmas Carol – Printer […]

  • Sweet Potato Resources

    Sweet Potato Nutrition Facts, Educational Resources World’s Healthiest Foods: Sweet Potato Facts & Info Mississippi: Sweet Potato Facts Wikipedia: Sweet Potatoes California: Sweet Potatoes Sweet Potato Experiment: Grow a Sweet Potato Plant Video time: 3:05Growing and Harvesting Sweet Potatoes in a Potato Bag Video Time: 3:20 Sweet Potato Math Lesson – PDF Sweet Potato Recipes North Carolina Sweet Potato Commission: 52 […]

  • Domesticated Cats Resource Page

    Domesticated Cats Resource Page

     Cats are fascinating creatures and they have a long history with humans! This resource has been created for anyone who would like to learn more about cats, and contains sites with historical information, biological info, articles, recipe suggestions, craft ideas, and videos. Please feel free to share this post with others. Ancient Cats LA Times: Cat fossils found […]

  • Butterflies

    Monarch Butterfly  Photo by Kenneth Dwain Harrelson We think butterflies are pretty amazing creatures and fortunately, we live in an area that has a variety of them fluttering around. Each year we add to our knowledge of butterflies in a variety of ways. We may read an article, come across new butterfly books, or a […]

  • Lizard Resource Page

    Lizard Resource Page

        This lizard resource page has been created to serve as a companion to a research/activity guide for lizards, written and developed by Fran Wisniewski, for anyone who would like to learn about them… Independently. As a family/group project. As a casual study. In a classroom. The guide can also be used to… To create a study/writing […]

  • Apple Resources

    Mixed Apples by Fran W. General Information & Facts About Apples & Apple History Wikipedia: Apple Vermont Apples Washington ApplesVarieties of apples Apples and MoreUniversity of Illinois – Apple facts Nutritional Information about Apples Whole Foods: ApplesApple and Johnny Appleseed Crafts Apples and Johnny Appleseed Crafts and ColoringDLTKApple Lesson PlansMichigan Apple Committee: Teacher ResourcesSite offers […]

  • Dolphins – Research Resource

    Dolphins – Research Resource

    Dolphin Photo by Fran W. Dolphin Resources Across the Curriculum Animal Planet: Dolphins This site offers The Ultimate Guide to Dolphins a series of 9 videos that talk about echolocation, strandings, cousins and more. Facts about Dolphins Animals: About offers a series of facts about dolphin anatomy and family info. National Geographic: Dolphins Find out […]