Tag: Social Studies

History of the Candy Cane

Why Christmas: Christmas Candy Canes – Brief information about candy canes.Spangler: Candy Cane History and Legends – Historical and religious information about candy canes.Wikipedia: Candy Cane – Origins of the candy cane/peppermint stick and the production of this holiday treat.Today I Found Out: The Origins of the Candy Cane – […]

The Grim Reaper

The following information is intended for educational purposes only …some content may not be suitable for all audiences. Wikipedia: Death (Personification) – Information about Death, aka, the Grim Reaper through the ages. Cultural beliefs.Thanatos – Greek Mot – Middle EastList of Death Deities – Multi-cultural and religious list of deities associated with death.How Stuff Works: How […]

The Legend of The Headless Horseman

Painting by John Quidor (1858) The following information is intended for educational purposes only …some content may not be suitable for all audiences. Wikipedia: The following information can be found on this site. The Headless Horseman – Information based on European folklore and other cultures. The Headless Horseman(Legend of Sleepy Hollow) – Information based […]

Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde

The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde poster Wikipedia: Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll & Mr Hyde and Dr. Jekyll and Mr Hyde (1931_film) – Historical information.Online Literature: Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde – Downloadable ebook.Librivox: Free Audio FileThe Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson Standard ReadingThe […]

Pizza Project

Pizza History: Timelines, articles, & videos: Pizza Facts: History of Pizza – Timline Whats Cooking America: Pizza History Bella Napoli: History of Pizza History.com: A Slice of History: Pizza Through the Ages Life In Italy: History of Pizza Wikipedia: History of Pizza Cooking and Growing Pizza:  Make your own […]

Bears

Sun Bear Bear Types Bear With Us: The Eight Bear Species of the World Wikipedia: List of Bears Bears of the World Get Bear Smart Society: North American’s Bears Kid Zone: Bear Species – Kid friendly. National Park Service: Types of Bears also Teachers & Kids Activity Village: Giant Pandas […]

Soda Pop Project

Have you ever wondered how a simple thing like water can become so bubbly? Mineral water, found in natural springs, gets its bubbles from carbon dioxide. Soda water imitates mineral water. How does water get infused with carbon dioxide to make the popular drinks many people enjoy today?The following […]

Make A Flag!

June 14th is Flag Day – A day selected to celebrate the American flag.If you would like to celebrate Flag Day by making and learning about the American flag, I have a post that has a lot of information here. In it you will find information and facts about […]

Emergency Preparedness Resources

It’s a good idea to be prepared in case of an emergency, this includes blackouts, hurricanes, tropical storms, typhoons, tornadoes, floods, wildfires, earthquakes, snowstorms and other events. We live in an area that gets a lot of unpredictable weather, and after a week without power and water a few […]

Leonardo Da Vinci

Leonardo da Vinci Leonardo Da Vinci lived over 500 years ago and is a well known polymath, mathematician, artist, and scientist.  He is most famous for painting the Mona Lisa and The Last Supper, and is also known for his futuristic inventions. Leonardo da Vinci.org – This site offers […]