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Biographies for kids: Inventors, World Leaders, Women, Civil Rights

Biographies for kids: Inventors, World Leaders, Women, Civil Rights
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Thanksgiving Wordsearch, Crossword Puzzle, and More What Is Thanksgiving? Thanksgiving is, as the name suggests, a holiday for giving thanks. It is celebrated on the fourth Thursday in November each year in the United States. The World Factbook People from nearly every country share information with CIA, and new individuals contact us daily. If you have information you think might interest CIA due to our foreign intelligence collection mission, there are many ways to reach us. If you know of an imminent threat to a location inside the U.S., immediately contact your local law enforcement or FBI Field Office. For threats outside the U.S., contact CIA or go to a U.S. Embassy or Consulate and ask for the information to be passed to a U.S. official. Please know, CIA does not engage in law enforcement.

Squanto Facts for Kids Squanto (or Tisquantum, 1580? – November 1622) was a Native American who helped the Pilgrims survive in the New World. He learned to speak English and was hired as a guide and interpreter. He taught the Pilgrims to plant corn. World Geography for Kids Are you looking for interesting geography facts? We have listed here some awesome information about the world's continents, countries and people. Simply browse our geo facts section and enjoy learning about our wonderful world! What you will find here: Geography Facts Quiz anyone?

Biographies for Kids: Squanto History >> Native Americans >> Biographies Squanto Teaching by The German Kali Works, New York Occupation: Interpreter, Teacher Born: 1585 (actual date unknown) in what is today Plymouth Bay, Massachusetts Died: November 30, 1622 in Chatham, Massachusetts Bay Colony Best known for: Helping the Pilgrims survive their first winter in AmericaBiography:

A Black History Internet Scavenger Hunt Send students on a Black History scavenger hunt. Students can learn about famous black Americans while polishing their Internet surfing skills. Included: Four different "hunts" -- for students of all ages. Choose a Black History Internet Scavenger Hunt from the list below. Invite students to read the ten clues on the assigned page. Then students should read the ten Internet biographies listed at the bottom of each page.

News, Articles, Photos & More Travel like a Historian in Massachusetts The state may be home to America's quirkiest historic mansion. Read More Why the U.S. Made Marijuana Illegal Online spelling and vocabulary program for kids Our online spelling and vocabulary program will improve your child’s language skills - one word at a time K5 Spelling’s ‘adaptive test-study’ approach, automatic word generation, optimized visual interface, 150,000 word database and continuous tracking of each student's spelling and misspellings is far beyond your typical online spelling program. Traditional spelling quizzes: lots of effort, limited impact Traditionally, students are given a list of spelling words to study, then tested and scored. Students learn how to "cram" words into short term memory. No follow-up takes place on the words the student misspelled.

Queen Elizabeth I for Kids Biography Occupation: Queen of England Born: September 7, 1533 in Greenwich, England Died: March 24, 1603 in Richmond, England Best known for: Ruling England for 44 yearsBiography: Growing Up as a Princess Princess Elizabeth was born on September 7, 1533. Her father was Henry VIII, the King of England, and her mother was Queen Anne. She was heir to the throne of England. Queen Elizabeth by Unknown Darwin vs God? Did the Origin of Species cause a clash between church and science? On 12 February 1809, Charles Darwin, the bearded Victorian sage on the ten pound note, was born. Many people believe he was the man who discovered we come from monkeys. Yet he did no such thing. Writers before Darwin had made connections between humans and apes and monkeys because of our obvious physical similarities. But the theory for which Darwin is so celebrated was not aimed particularly at human ancestry at all.