Tag: Social Studies

Dragons

Wikipedia: Dragon – Information about this mythical creature, including animals that may have inspired dragons, plus European and Asian dragons. Also:Dragons in Greek MythologyJapanese DragonList of Dragons in Mythology & FolkloreSmithsonian Magazine: Where Did Dragons Come From – Article talks about the possible origins of dragons.LiveScience: Are Dragons Real? Facts About Dragons – Article: The […]

Types of Calendars

Article & Information About Calendars Timely: The Importance of Calendars – This article talks about some of the import reasons communities and individuals should keep calendars, along with the benefits.Wikipedia: Calendars – Offers historical information about calendars.Egyptian CalendarMayan Calendar &List of Calendars – Lists over 80 types of calendars.Holidappy: Birth Symbols – Each month […]

Candle Resource Page

History of Candles and Candle Making Candles.org: History of Candles – Article includes info about: Early Wicked Candles, Middle Ages, Colonial Times, 19th Century Advances, The 20th Century, and Today’s Candles.Wikipedia: History of Candle Making – Antiquity (What candles were made from), Middle Ages, and Modern Era.History of […]

Oysters & Pearls

Wikipedia: Oyster – Information about salt-water bivalve molluscs – types, anatomy, etc..Pearl – Information about the gemstone, pearl. Etymology, definition, physical properties, fresh and saltwater pearls, creation and much more. American Pearl: A Brief History of Pearls: How Pearls are Harvested – Article about harvesting pearls, early history of pearl harvesting, and […]

Mummies & Mummification

British Museum Discover Magazine: The Chemistry of . . . Mummies – Article – From the site: The secret ingredients used by Egyptian embalmers are revealed at last.My Learning: A Step by Step guide to Egyptian Mummification – Offers a step by step process of mummification and pictures of Ancient Egyptian art. Use […]

Chocolate Resource Page

Chocolate Information & Articles Exploratorium: Chocolate – Discover…..The sweet science of chocolate. This is an excellent place to begin your study of chocolate! Science Museum of Minnesota: Where are cacao trees grown? Find out here.Field Museum: Chocolate – History, activities, process of making and much more.Cornell University: Chocolate: Food of the Gods. There is a lot of […]

Cranberry Resource Page

Cranberry Bog Growing Information & Health Benefits of Cranberries Wikipedia: Cranberry – Growing information, food uses, and medicinal benefits. The World’s Healthiest Foods: Cranberries – Find out the nutritional value of this food.MedicalNewsToday: Cranberries: Article – Health benefits, nutritional content, and risks. Dr. Axe: Cranberries: Article – Cranberries Benefits Are […]

Labor Day Resources

Fun Activity Ideas Talk about some of the things your kids what to be and do when they grow up. Adults, talk about the jobs you’ve had and what you liked or disliked about them. Talk about some of the things you wanted to do, but haven’t had the […]

I Love Lucy

Wikipedia: I Love Lucy – Information about the the show, the cast, background and development, episodes and more.Mental Floss: 20 Fun Facts About I Love Lucy – Find out some funny and interesting fact about one of the post popular shows on TV in the 50’s.CBS: Superstar Special: I Love […]

US Navy

USS Boston (CA-69) Wikipedia: History of the United States Navy – Foundations of the “Old Navy”, “New Navy”, and Modern Era.America’s Navy: A Powerful Presence Through The Years – Offers a historical timeline of America’s Navy and Navy Reserve. Learn about careers and jobs too.Naval history and Heritage Command – Trivia, […]