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Explore the World: Landmarks

http://nontoygifts.com/treasure-hunt-for-kids-landmarks-of-the-world-free-printable/

 

Your journey begins here:

Part 1: Statue of Liberty: Why did it turn green?

Resources:

  1. http://www.nationsonline.org/oneworld/most_famous_landmarks.htm
  2. http://www.howtallisthestatueofliberty.org/why-is-the-statue-of-liberty-green/
  3. http://www.nyhistory.org/community/when-did-the-statue-of-liberty-turn-green
  4. http://wonderopolis.org/wonder/why-is-the-statue-of-liberty-green

 

Part 2:  The Eiffel Tower

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Video

  1. https://kidskonnect.com/places/eiffel-tower/
  2. http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/sciencefacts/engineering/eiffeltower.html

Other: https://theadventurousmailbox.com/

 

 

Building Big!

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Do you like learning about the WONDERS of the WORLD?

Bridges? Domes?

Do you like challenges?

If the answer is YES, then click here.

  1. Some Bridges: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/buildingbig/wonder/structure/akashi_kaikyo.html
  2. Domes: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/buildingbig/wonder/structure/olympic_stadium.html
  3. Skyscapers: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/buildingbig/wonder/structure/empire_state.html
  4. Dams: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/buildingbig/wonder/structure/hoover.html
  5. Tunnels: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/buildingbig/wonder/structure/london_underground.html
  6. The Labs (Experiments): http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/buildingbig/lab/shapes.html

For Teachers / Parents:

  1. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/buildingbig/educator/pla_grid_12hr.html

Make Your Own Board Games

  1. USA Explorer a.k.a. “Forbidden USA” . Object: Save 4 major USA landmarks before the United States sinks from Global warming.
    1. Resources:
      1. http://www.latlong.net/place/statue-of-liberty-national-monument-new-york-usa-2122.html
      2. http://www.latlong.net/place/navy-pier-terminal-chicago-il-usa-12482.html
      3. Original Forbidden Island
      4. USA State Trivia:
        1. http://www.50states.com/
    2. Other:
      1. Location of World Cities.
      2. https://geoalliance.asu.edu/ResourcesLinks
      3. http://missiongeography.org/
      4. http://missiongeography.org/k4master.htm
  2. Candyland type “journey from Start to Finish” Games.

For Teachers:

1.https://geoalliance.asu.edu/node/185

2. http://missiongeography.org/I-3-1.pdf

 

Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss

Theodore Geisel a.k.a. Dr. Seuss was born March 2nd, 1904

3-2-04! How old would he be today?

Did you know that he used only 236 different words to write The Cat in the Hat? Could you write a story using those words?

Good Luck!

http://www.seussville.com/CITH_50th/pdfs/tr_allactivities.pdf

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Learn more about him here:

http://www.seussville.com/#/author

 

Reader’s Theater Scripts:

http://www.thebestclass.org/rtscripts.html

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