Great Wall of China Travel Guide & Tours As China's most famous attraction, the Great Wall of China is an essential stop on all China tours. Commonly considered a wonder of the world, the Great Wall boasts a history of over 2,000 years and stretches more than 3,000 miles across several provinces of northern China, making it one of the most impressive ancient structures on the planet. Virtual Tour of the Great Wall of China Orion Nebula - 360 degree view Home Explore Play Nearby Favorites Virtual Field Trip to Ellis Island World War II and the Postwar Period The United States entered World War II in 1942. During the war, immigration decreased. There was fighting in Europe, transportation was interrupted, and the American consulates weren't open.
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The First Thanksgiving: Virtual Field Trips, Videos, and Slideshow Mayflower: Step aboard and explore a reproduction of the Mayflower, anchored at Plimoth Plantation, in this 20-minute video for all grades. Pilgrim Village: Get a behind-the-scenes look at the simple but arduous life of the Pilgrims in this 18-minute video for all grades. Wampanoag Homesite: Witness the day-to-day life of the indigenous people who were part of the Wampanoag Nation in this 17-minute video for all grades. Plimoth Plantation: Join the Pilgrims and Wampanoag as they discuss the first Thanksgiving in this 30-minute video for grades 3 and higher. Tour the fields and homes of the Pilgrims and watch the Wampanoag at work in this slideshow tour of the Pilgrim Village and Wampanoag Homesite.
The Curious Home-decorating Habits of Burrowing Owls - PBS Photo Source: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Headquarters Burrowing owls like to settle in open areas with minimal grass cover, empty burrows built by other animals more adept at digging, and perch sites. The elaborate underground networks of tunnels and chambers fashioned by prairie dogs and other burrowing mammals fit the bill nicely.
Predict Old Faithful - Teachers Grade Level: Upper Elementary: Third Grade through Fifth Grade Subject: Math,Science Santa's Wild Home - PBS NARRATOR: In the cold north of Finland, the land lies deep in darkness... and yet... [ Woman singing in native language ] Through winter's starry nights, and summer's fleeting days, its skies shine with wondrous light. But to thrive here takes special gifts... The gift of courage. Tour of the Moon 4K - Moon: NASA Science Image Credit: NASA's Scientific Visualization Studio Published: April 9, 2018 In the fall of 2011, the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) mission released its original Tour of the Moon, a five-minute animation that takes the viewer on a virtual tour of our nearest neighbor in space.
The Animal House - PBS PHOTOGRAPHY GRAHAM HORDER KEITH BRUST BARRIE BRITTON ALASTAIR MacEWEN SIMON KING PETER NEARHOS MARK PAYNE-GILL © 2011 BBC All Rights Reserved A co-production of THIRTEEN and BBC in association with WNET New York Public Media. This program was produced by THIRTEEN, which is solely responsible for its content © 2011 THIRTEEN All rights reserved
Liberty Bell – HistoryView Virtual Tours The Liberty Bell is an iconic symbol of American independence, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Formerly placed in the steeple of the Pennsylvania State House (now renamed Independence Hall), the bell today is located in the Liberty Bell Center in Independence National Historical Park. The bell was commissioned in 1752 by the Pennsylvania Provincial Assembly from the London firm of Lester and Pack (known subsequently as the Whitechapel Bell Foundry), and was cast with the lettering “Proclaim LIBERTY Throughout all the Land unto all the Inhabitants Thereof,” a Biblical reference from the Book of Leviticus (25:10). The bell first cracked when rung after its arrival in Philadelphia, and was twice recast by local workmen John Pass and John Stow, whose last names appear on the bell. In its early years, the bell was used to summon lawmakers to legislative sessions and to alert citizens about public meetings and proclamations. Captured by: Take the Tour Now