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View Resource Education World Special Theme Articles: December Around The World

Still looking for a single site for your December holiday curriculum materials? A special theme issue of Education World offers educators and parents articles and activities for the classroom and at home for Hanukkah, Christmas, and Kwanzaa. Suggestions for materials to read aloud and art projects to create are listed in the Hanukkah section. Resources about Christmas celebrations from around the...

http://www.educationworld.com/holidays/archives/december.sht...
View Resource What the Presidents Did on the Fourth of July

With the arrival of warm weather across the United States, it must mean that one of America's most endearing holidays is close at hand: the 4th of July. Researched and developed by James Heintze, this site offers a perspective on the holiday by detailing what each president, from George Washington to George W. Bush, have done on this particular holiday. Visitors may be interested to learn that in...

http://gurukul.american.edu/heintze/FourthPres.htm
View Resource Halloween

Halloween. A time for telling ghost stories, extorting candy from your neighbors, and yes, contemplating the many science lessons wrapped up in this popular holiday. Start with a look at the science behind the myths of zombies, vampires, and witches in the first Web site from studentBMJ, a monthly medical journal for students with an interest in medicine (1). The next Web site from Washington...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/nsdl/ls/2003/1031