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Grandpa Tucker's Rhymes and Tales
http://www.grandpatucker.com/

Merriam-Webster Daily Buzzword
http://www.wordcentral.com/

How-To-Study.com
http://www.how-to-study.com/



National Inventors Month

About.com- Alphabetical List of Inventors
http://inventors.about.com/library/bl/bl1_1.htm

Enchanted Learning- Zoom Inventors and Inventions
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/inventors/indexa.shtml

Invention at Play
http://inventionatplay.org/

The National Inventors Hall of Fame
http://www.invent.org/hall_of_fame/1_0_0_hall_of_fame.asp

Museum of Ancient Inventions
http://www.smith.edu/hsc/museum/ancient_inventions/home.htm

How Stuff Works
http://www.howstuffworks.com/

Inventor of the Week
http://web.mit.edu/invent/i-archive.html

PBS: Forgotten Inventors
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/telephone/sfeature/index.html

The Greatest Inventors and Inventions- (ThinkQuest website created by kids)
http://library.thinkquest.org/5847/homepage.htm
 



Hurricane Season

National Weather Service- Hurricane 2007 Season
http://www.srh.noaa.gov/tlh/tropical/

The Hurricane Hunters
http://www.hurricanehunters.com/

Fema for Kids Hurricane Page
http://www.fema.gov/kids/hurr.htm

Hurricanes- Online Meteorology Guide
http://ww2010.atmos.uiuc.edu/(Gh)/guides/mtr/hurr/home.rxml



Labor Day 

History of Labor Day
http://www.wilstar.com/holidays/laborday.htm

The Origins of Labor Day
http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/business/september96/labor_day_9-2.html

America's Story- The Very First Labor Day
http://www.americaslibrary.gov/jb/gilded/jb_gilded_labor_1.html


Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept.)

Scholastic- Celebrate Hispanic Heritage
http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/hispanic/index.htm

Fact Monster- Hispanic Heritage Month
http://www.factmonster.com/spot/hhm1.html

History Channel - Hispanic Heritage Month
http://www.history.com/classroom/hhm/HHM_home_c.html

Mexico for Kids
http://www.elbalero.gob.mx/index_kids.html

Autumn

The Miracle of Fall
http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/fallcolor/

The Pumpkin Farm Fun and Games
http://www.thepumpkinfarm.com/fun_games.html

Why Do Leaves Change Color in the Fall?
http://www.sciencemadesimple.com/leaves.html

Insect Weblesson
http://www.memphis-schools.k12.tn.us/schools/peabody.es/lessons/insect.htm

All Kinds of Scarecrow Ideas
http://www.thevirtualvine.com/scarecrows.html

The Great Plant Escape
http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/gpe/index.html

September 11

PBS- America Responds
http://www.pbs.org/americaresponds/

PBS- Lesson Plans
http://www.pbs.org/americaresponds/educators.html

FEMA- Remembrance Photo Gallery
http://www.fema.gov/remember911/

FEMA for Kids- (Everything from preparing for an emergency to connecting with other kids)
http://www.fema.gov/kids/index.htm

September 11th News
http://www.september11news.com/

CNN- Chronology of Terror (Sept. 11 Timeline)
http://archives.cnn.com/2001/US/09/11/chronology.attack/index.html



Johnny Appleseed's Birthday - Sept. 26

Apples & More (all about apples)
http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/apples/

The Story of Johnny Appleseed (by kids)
http://www.hipark.austin.isd.tenet.edu/arc/projects/second/ja/ja.html

Johnny Appleseed in Vermont
http://www.ruralvermont.com/vermontweathervane/issues/fall/97009/appleseed.html

Apples!  Apples!  (A Webquest to learn about the different kinds of apples & Johnny Appleseed)
http://its.guilford.k12.nc.us/webquests/Apples/apples.htm

ACTIVboard flipchart- Johnny Appleseed and Apples
http://www.prometheanplanet.com/server.php?show=conResource.748


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