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Everyday Mysteries – Questions – Libary of Congress

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Everyday Mysteries – Questions – Libary of Congress

Who invented electric Christmas lights? The Library of Congress sponsors the fascinating Everyday Mysteries collection: Did you ever wonder why a camel has a hump? If you can really tell the weather by listening to the chirp of a cricket? Or why our joints make popping sounds? These questions deal with everyday phenomena that...
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Animated Engines

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Animated Engines

Animated Engines offers fun and functioning illustrations which explain the inner workings of a variety of engines such as four stroke, diesel, jet propulsion, oscillating steam, ross yoke stirling and others you may never have heard of, and includes a fascinating look at how the animations were created in the how-to section of the...
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AwesomeStories.com

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AwesomeStories.com

AwesomeStories.com: The Story Place of the Web uniquely uses the Internet to link its story content to hundreds of thousands of the world’s best on-line primary sources. Enjoy an interactive learning experience as you see relevant maps, pictures, videos, artifacts, manuscripts and documents, in context, within each story. Take advantage of human-based searches for...
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Cliffs Notes

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Cliffs Notes

Cliffs Notes has over 300 literature guides online for free viewing. Browse alphabetically by title or by author, or search by keyword. Click to see the material divided by chapters, with character studies, study help, summaries, commentaries, and critical essays, and a pdf version can be inexpensively downloaded. Use CliffsNotes literature guides as a...
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Xtranormal: Text-to-movies

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Xtranormal: Text-to-movies

Do your homeschoolers have visions of becoming movie directors? Xtranormal’s Text-to-Movie site provides stock backgrounds, characters, soundtracks and movements that you string together to create your animated movie clip. Type what you want your character to say and you can even select what language he says it in – great for homeschoolers studying foreign...
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Schoolhouse Rock!

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Schoolhouse Rock!

Most adults have enjoyed the clever animation and rapid-fire lyrics of Schoolhouse Rock!, a series of musical educational short films that aired on television between 1973 and 1999 and covered subjects like grammar, science, economics, history, mathematics, and civics. A complete history is available at Wikipedia , and lyrics to most of the episodes...
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American Science & Surplus

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American Science & Surplus

American Science & Surplus offers a unique mix of industrial, military and educational items, with an emphasis on science and education. They supply a wide range of unusual and hard to find items (some say bizarre stuff) to the hobbiest, tinkerer, artist, experimenter, home educator, do-it-yourselfer, and bargain hunter. Customers have used American Science...
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Martin Waldseemuller 1507 World Map

Martin Waldseemuller 1507 World Map

The Library of Congress purchased the Waldseemüller World Map (1507) in July 2001 from a German Prince whose family has owned it for over 400 years. At $10 million it is the single largest acquisition of the library, and is on permanent display in the Thomas Jefferson wing. Referred to as ‘America’s Birth Certificate,’...
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Google Sketchup

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Google Sketchup

Google Sketchup lets you create 3-D models of anything. You can build models from scratch, or you can download what you need. People all over the world share what they’ve made on the Google 3D Warehouse. Dozens of video tutorials, an extensive Help Center and a worldwide user community mean that anyone who wants...
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Eclectic Homeschool Online

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Eclectic Homeschool Online

Eclectic Homeschool Online is an outsdtanding web site which provides resources and assistance that allows homeschoolers to homeschool their children in a manner that suits each individual child’s needs and gifts. Their resource collection lists close to 3,000 reviews which you can search or browse by category. Eclectic Homeschool Lite is a companion site...
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