How Magellan circumnavigated the globe - Ewandro Magalhaes Interested in learning more about Ferdinand Magellan? This link is a great starting place! This History site about Portuguese explorer Magellan is also full of great information. Princeton University also has a wonderful resource about Magellan and his voyages. Nouvelle histoire des voyages et des grandes découvertes géographiques dans tous les temps et dans tous les pays [microforme] : Cortambert, Richard, 1836-1884 fullscreen Author:Cortambert, Richard, 1836-1884Publisher:Paris : E. JunodPossible copyright status:NOT_IN_COPYRIGHTLanguage:FrenchDigitizing sponsor:University of Alberta LibrariesBook contributor:Canadiana.orgCollection:microfilm; additional_collectionsNotes:This microform is of average quality.Scanfactors:4Full catalog record:MARCXML This book has an editable web page on Open Library. Description
Nigel Slater's aubergine and mozzarella recipe Tasty rounds: aubergine and mozzarella. Photograph: Jonathan Lovekin for the Observer The recipe Wipe a large aubergine, or two small ones, remove and discard the stalks then slice into rounds, roughly a centimetre thick. Three Awesome Games That Help Kids Make Games By Tanner Higgin, Graphite Some of the best games for learning aren’t developed with schools in mind. But these more commercial games can be tough to wedge into a classroom. Even the most motivated teachers have to sideline these games because of scarce technology, budget, and/or time.
A Brief History of Facts The concept of ‘the fact’ first appears in Renaissance Latin, but the word only entered common usage in the 1660s. The Royal Society, founded in November 1660, was dedicated to experimental knowledge and declared that it would concern itself with ‘facts not explanations’. ‘Facts’ became part of a modern vocabulary for discussing knowledge – also including theories, hypotheses, evidence and experiments – which emerged in the 17th century. All these words existed before, but with different meanings: ‘experiment’, for example, simply meant ‘experience’. Famous Explorers - Biography.com Throughout the centuries, brave explorers have fearlessly traveled the globe and beyond to discover new lands, people, animal species, riches and glory. Throughout the centuries, brave explorers have fearlessly traveled the globe and beyond to discover new lands, people, animal species, riches and glory. Ferdinand Magellan of Portugal proved the world is round with his mission to sail around the world. His fellow countryman Vasco da Gama commanded the first European ship around the southern tip of Africa to reach India by sea. Norseman Leif Eriksson is regarded as the first European to reach North America, nearly 500 years before Christopher Columbus, who is credited with discovering the “New World” of the Americas.
Nigel Slater's broad bean recipes Age may wither the broad bean, but whether they are the size of a pea or a thumbnail, there is always a way to use them. While the beans are young, barely longer than your index finger, you can eat them pod and all. A few weeks on, each shelled bean no larger than the diameter of penny piece, they are good for eating in their thin paper skins. Three Awesome Educational Games Hiding in Plain Sight By Tanner Higgin, Graphite When I was in school, game-based learning was a novelty. This was the era of Math Blaster!, Lemonade Stand and Oregon Trail, when game-based learning meant digitized practice problems or clunky, paper-thin simulations. theconversation It is tempting to regard the history of Europe as a tale of gradually closer union, an evolution now imperilled by the forces of nationalistic populism that have brought Brexit and the growth of far-right political parties across the continent. In reality, the story is not such a neat one – and the meaning of Europe has always been up for debate. Take the 16th century as an example. Back then, Europe as an idea and a marker of identity was becoming more prominent. So much so that by 1623 English philosopher Francis Bacon could refer to “we Europeans” and the continent was depicted as a queen.