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Gymnastics is a sport that is popular all over the world. Men and women have practiced it for centuries. [read more...]
A design is an object created by a designer who aims to create things that look good and do there job well. Things like the pen you write with, the paper you right on and the machine you copy your work on are all designs along with millions of other things. [read more...]
Jane Goodall did a lot in her life. She was a primatologist, humanitarian, ethologist, anthropologist, animal rights campaigner and did a huge study on chimpanzees in Tanzania. [read more...]
The Aztecs were one of the greatest civilizations in Mexico during the 1400’s. [read more...]
Many kids my age have heard about Mickey Mouse; he is a very famous cartoon character. But, not many people know how Mickey was created. [read more...]
Rock and roll is a type of music that combines blues, country, and gospel music. [read more...]
Aaron Douglas, also known as “the father of black American art,” was an amazing artist who made brightly colored abstract and geometric paintings. His paintings depicted the lives of African Americans and the hardships they faced. He won many awards because of his ability to create such powerful artwork, and he was an important contributor to the Harlem Rennaissance. [read more...]
Have you ever been in a museum surrounded by paintings and other kinds of art? [read more...]
When you get up in the morning what do you want to wear? Would you go back 100,000 years and wear clothes from then? Or wear something that’s hot right now? Or would you mix it up? [read more...]
The Underground Railroad was not really a railroad and it was not underground. The Underground Railroad was a secret path to help slaves get away from their owners. Along the way there were houses that would help protect and hide runaway slaves. [read more...]
“Are you ready for some football?” This was a common slogan heard on commercials before the start of football games. Football has had many great players step on the field, one being the famous, Joe Montana. [read more...]
Pyramids have been around for thousands of years and they still exist today. Their long history is what makes pyramids so cool. [read more...]
Have you ever heard of singing legend Whitney Houston? Even before Whitney was a well-known singer, her life revolved around music. [read more...]
Sally Ride dreamed of becoming an astronaut since she was 12 years old. She studied hard in college to learn more about physics, and after she finished graduate school, she was accepted into NASA’s astronaut training program. In 1983, her dream came true when she took off in the Challenger as the first American female in space. [read more...]
Ernie Davis was an excellent professional football player. He was really athletic when he was little. He played a lot of sports including baseball, football and basketball. He was born on December 14, 1939. Davis’ parents got divorced shortly after he was born. His dad died in an accident so he lived with his grandparents because his mom worked day and night shifts. [read more...]