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    Statue of Liberty National Monument     http://www.nps.gov/stli/index.htm

    8/5/2013 By:

    Take a virtual tour of the Statue of Liberty on this day that the cornerstone for the gift from France was laid in 1884. You’ll be able to see many views of Lady Liberty, read about her design and construction, and listen to park rangers talk about the National Park and the statue. You’ll also find a section that shows the extent of the damage from Hurricane Sandy with before and after pictures of Liberty Island. Be sure to explore this entire site to find out the history of the statue, stunning photographs, and even a webcam.
     
     
    New York City Landmarks: The Statue of Liberty - Resource recommended by Peyton B. 
     
     
     

    Chuck Vanderchuck's “Something Something” Explosion!

    7/18/2013 By:

    Here’s a chance to explore many different styles of jazz with Chuck Vanderchuck as your guide. Listen to examples of common instruments used in jazz, write some song lyrics and listen to Chuck singing them, and find out the basics of jazz composition with a game that asks you to listen to and identify different jazz beats. After you play each of the mini-games, you can go to the main gig and hear what you’ve learned. Print out some posters, learn about jazz throughout the world, and just listen to some jazz by clicking on the speakers. Follow the arrows to learn about other music genres too.
     
     
     
     
     

    Library of Congress: American Cartoon Prints

    7/17/2013 By:

    This collection from the Library of Congress gathers together over 500 prints of political cartoons and caricatures. Clicking on View All takes you to the nine pages of images. Each image includes information about who created it, when it was created, and a detailed summary of what the cartoon was reflecting. The cartoons, amusing and thought-provoking, add a great dimension to the study of American history and politics.
     
     
     

    George Washington’s Secret Code

    8/23/2013 By:

    Ciphers and codes have been used throughout history to both provide intellectual fun and safeguard secrets. George Washington used codes to befuddle the British when he sent messages to his officers during the Revolutionary War. This quick activity gives you the code Washington developed and asks you to figure out what the message was. There is instant feedback to see if you are correct. After working on the code, you can go the related links to find out more about Washington, his writings, and some of the important events of the Revolutionary War.
    - See more at: http://www.techlearning.com/site-of-the-day/0050/george-washingtons-secret-code/54095#sthash.x6jgnNiW.dpuf
     
     
     Modified March 21,2017
Last Modified on March 21, 2017