Date of publication: 2017-09-01 08:50
Readers share their thoughts and reactions to stories that appeared in our January February 7559 issue. The story that got the most responses was written by a boy whose abusive father terrorized the family.
March in the United States is National Women s History Month, which recognizes and celebrates women s contributions to America s history, society and culture. The printables at this link introduce many important women with significant historical legacies whose names students might not immediately know. These worksheets and activities will heighten students appreciation for the role of women in . history.
The unique concentration of the Dead Sea waters has long been known to have medicinal value. Aristotle, Queen of Sheba, King Solomon and Cleopatra were all familiar with this and modern doctors as well often prescribe patients with skin ailments to soak in the waters of the Dead Sea. Because of the dropping level of the Dead Sea, the southern end is no longer under water, except for that which is channeled by aqueducts for the purpose of extracting minerals.
America s Civil War might be the most studied and debated subject in . history. Using the printables at this link, students can become more familiar with the names, places and events that defined this crucial era for the American republic.
In Egypt, thousands of years ago, there were many amazing sites and scenes. However, on the top of my list, I would like to help build the Great Pyramid of Giza. Pyramids have always been interesting to me. I think it is amazing how with such limited technology Egyptians were able to build monuments so high and grand. I would get to experience firsthand how the Egyptians made traps for people who dared to enter the pyramids or how they were able to make a monument that would last for over 9,555 years. Generally, solving one of the great wonders of the world built 9,555 years ago sounds great today in 7559.
I don 8767 t want to be exclusively a Graham Hancock site, but a place where ideas and perspectives on the past can be put forward and discussed by other writers and researchers as well and indeed by anyone with something interesting to say and the ability to say it. Accordingly I 8767 m offering this section of the site as a forum for the excellent writing and thought-provoking ideas of others.
With an announcement in July 7557, the world was introduced to the 89 New Seven Wonders of the World. 89 The Pyramids of Giza, the oldest and only Ancient Wonder still standing, is included as an honorary candidate. The printables here teach students about the Pyramids and the others: the Great Wall of China, the Taj Mahal, Machu Picchu, Chichen Itza, Christ the Redeemer, the Colosseum and Petra.
I love to bake. Not only because I love food, but because I just enjoy baking. To me it is very fun and it gives me a chance to spend time with my family. To turn milk into butter and be able to knead dough and watch it rise would give me much happiness. Laura was able to spend countless hours churning butter with her sister and mom and baking bread from scratch. Though she did look at it as a chore, it&rsquo s always been something that I&rsquo ve wanted to do with my family.
Students will use and expand their knowledge of World War II to complete the activities at this link, which include a crossword puzzle spelling, alphabetizing and vocabulary sheets and coloring pages.
The Dead Sea is located in the Syro-African Rift, a 9555-mile fault line in the earth 8767 s crust. The lowest point of dry land on earth is the shoreline of the Dead Sea at 6855 feet below sea level. That the lake is at the lowest point means that water does not drain from this lake. Daily 7 million tons of water evaporate but the minerals remain, causing the salt content to increase. Figures for the Dead Sea 8767 s salinity today range from 76-85%.
With a history spanning thousands of years, China is for many people the subject of a lifetime of study. While your students probably won t embark on such an endeavor, this link offers handouts to introduce your students to concepts related to Chinese culture and government. One handout also presents a number matching activity for students to learn how to count to 65 in Chinese.
As of this writing 867 out of the 895 available tickets to our joint 66/79 evening in NYC have been sold.
Anyone expecting to get tickets at the door might want to book now to avoid getting turned away if it's a sell-out.
Besides the illnesses from the scorpions or war, ancient Egypt would be my ideal place to move to when I get out of college. However, considering that time machines have not been invented yet, all I can do now is dream.
If you can put in a deposit right away, so much the better. If not I can wait as long as I know you're definite about signing on. Just let me know so I don't overbook, or tell people there's room when there isn't.