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Battle of Midway

June 4 - 7 1942

R.G. Smith,


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How These Female Cavers Recovered New Human Ancestor Fossils

Deep within a cave in South Africa, more than 1,200 individual bones of a new
human ancestor, Homo naledi, were discovered. To recover the bones, six
archaeologists had to rappel down underground shafts and squeeze through
rocky passageways as narrow as 18 centimeters (8 in). The call went out and
all the small, tough, limber athletes who qualified - were women.
Going in Ancient History and Archaeology, Dinos and Paleo, and in
Women's History.



The Ickabog This is the latest J. K. Rowling story.
It is not illustrated because J. K. Rowling wants YOU
to supply the pictures! "The most exciting part, for me,
at least, is that I’d like you to illustrate The Ickabog for me.
Every day, I’ll be making suggestions for what you might
like to draw. You can enter the official competition being
run by my publishers, for the chance to have your artwork
included in a printed version of the book due out later
this year. I’ll be giving suggestions as to what to draw as
we go along, but you should let your imagination run wild."
Going in Children's Literature.



Going in Animals and Health



"The little chick fell out of the nest,
mama caught it, dad pushed it from below.
What a collaboration! What a photo! "

Correction: The original photographer says this is two
males (top and bottom) fighting over a female (middle).
his site
These are Baya Weavers, native to South and
Southeast Asia.

Going in Animals


The Dirleton Witch Hunts
Some 370 years ago, Dirleton Castle became a prison for
women accused of the crime of witchcraft. Morvern French
explores the fate of the Dirleton witches.

A campaign called Witches of Scotland has recently been
launched to get posthumous justice for those convicted of
witchcraft, as well as to create a national memorial.
Going in Health, History, and Women's History


A Once-in-a-Century Pandemic
We’re repeating a lot of the same mistakes from
the 1918 “Spanish Flu” H1N1 outbreak.
by Joyce Rice, Eleri Harris and Sarah Mirk
Posted on April 13, 2020

Going Health, History, and World War I



Track the progress of the virus worldwide,
Now the site has been visited by tens of millions, from every country on Earth.
It tracks deaths, numbers of cases locally and globally, and provides an
interactive map, information on the disease, and a Twitter feed.
The resource updates every minute or so, and pulls information from the
World Health Organization, the Centers for Disease Control and elsewhere.
Going in Health

Unit Converter!
For All Types of Online Calculator & Metric Conversions

Just For Kids: A Comic Exploring The New Coronavirus
This can be printed out for kids as well. Good basic information
about the virus with basic precautions kids can take such as
coughing and sneezing into your elbow and WASH YOUR HANDS.
Going in Health

Novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) video from the World Health
Organization (WHO).
A grown up explanation of this virus, good
scientific explanations.
Going in Health


It's finally done. Now you can make your own giant periodic table with these infographics!

Compound Interest
The International Year of the Periodic Table might be over, but you can still download
all of the #IYPT2019 graphics, made with the Royal Society of Chemistry, on the site here:

or from the RSC here.

If you followed the series through 2019, I hope you enjoyed it and learned something new
and interesting about some of the elements. I'd still love to see what you do with the graphics,
so if you're making a display or using them in some other way, please do share!

Robyn Harvey: "We made a wall of these in one of our high school science labs in Tamworth,
Australia. It looks fantastic! Will post a photo when we go back to school when we print and
laminate the last few elements as we started holidays before the last elements were sent out.
The students from Years 7-12 really enjoyed seeing it take shape all year.
It’s a permanent fixture now."
(copied from CI's FB page) Good Idea!
Going in Periodic Tables


Warsaw Ghetto Uprising 19 April – 16 May 1943

Polish Home Army Uprising
August - October 1944

Going in History



Hi, kids! I'm Dakota! I am the newest Brittany here at
Good Sites for Kids! I'm a retired hunter and a mama.
My fur-sister Lily and I are American Bittanies and are
both South Dakota natives. When we're not helping out
on the site, we patrol the outdoors, chase rabbits and
squirrels, woof at kids at the schoolyard, rack out on
the beds, ask for treats, and hang out with our peeps!



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