Tag: Survival Skills

  • Candle Resource Page

    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 Lighting: History of Candles […]

  • SOS International Code

    Mental Floss: SOS – What Does SOS Stand For? – Background info about the SOS code and how it became an international code.BoatSaftey: SOS – What is the Meaning of SOS? – A marine perspective of what the SOS code means. Wikipedia: SOS – Information about the international Morse Code distress signal. Offers an example.The following video offers a 1 minute demonstration of […]

  • Archery

    Popular Mechanics: How to Make a Bow and Arrow By Hand wikiHow: How To Make a Bow and Arrow World Archery.org: Brief History Wikipedia: History of Archery – From the stone age to a modern day sport. Also includes information about ancient cultures. History of Archery: Archery facts, history, & types. Connect with Fran’s World of […]

  • Knots


    Wikipedia: Offers information about the Knot and a List of Knots. Focus: How Many Different Types of Knot are there? – Short article. NetKnots: Rope Knots – Site features easy to follow knot tying illustrations and animated knots for tying over 140 of the best knots. Outdoor Life: Essential Knots: How to Tie the 20 Knots You Need to Know – Scroll […]

  • Solar Cooking

    Easy Solar Cooker by Fran W Did you know…You can use the sun’s rays to bake, boil, and steam a variety of foods such as breads, rice, meat, and eggs!Today’s activity:  Make an easy solar ovenThis solar oven is very simple to make and use. If you would like to make one that is more sophisticated, there are […]