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Groundhog Day

Punxsutawney Groundhog Club

StormFax.com: Groundhog Day History


History.com: Groundhog Day

Groundhogs: National Geographic

Groundhogs: Kids Play & Create

 


Feburary is Black History Month

Fact Monster: Notable African Americans
http://www.factmonster.com/spot/afroambios.html

African American Web Connection

http://www.aawc.com/paa.html

 

InfoPlease: Notable African Americans

http://www.infoplease.com/spot/bhmbios1.html

 

Black Inventors A-Z

http://inventors.about.com/library/blblackinventors.htm

 

African American Inventors

http://www.african-americaninventors.org/index.php

 

 

Enchanted Learning 

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/inventors/black.shtml

Negro League Baseball
http://www.negroleaguebaseball.com/players/players_index.html


Scholastic: The Underground Railroad Interactive Unit

http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/bhistory/underground_railroad/


A Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

http://www.liu.edu/cwis/cwp/library/mlking.htm

 

InfoPlease: Black History Month 

http://www.infoplease.com/spot/bhm1.html

Encyclopedia Britannica’s Guide to Black History  

http://www.britannica.com/blackhistory       


Time for Kids: Black History

http://www.timeforkids.com/TFK/kids/specials/articles/0,28285,97217,00.html

 

Scholastic: History of Jazz 

http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/Bhistory/history_of_jazz.htm

 

Duke Ellington: Red Hot Jazz

http://www.redhotjazz.com/duke.html


PBS - Jazz: Duke Ellington

http://www.pbs.org/jazz/biography/artist_id_ellington_duke.htm


Biography.com: Duke Ellington

http://www.biography.com/search/article.do?id=9286338


PBS: Ella Fitzgerald

http://www.pbs.org/wnet/americanmasters/database/fitzgerald_e.html


PBS - Jazz: Ella Fitzgerald

http://www.pbs.org/jazz/biography/artist_id_fitzgerald_ella.htm


NPR: Ella Fitzgerald

http://www.npr.org/programs/jazzprofiles/archive/fitzgerald_e.html

 

Scholastic: Andrea Davis Pinkney

http://www2.scholastic.com/browse/contributor.jsp?id=2861


Kids Point: Andrea Davis Pinkney

http://www.kidspoint.org/columns2.asp?column_id=823&column_type=author


Answers.com: Andrea Davis Pinkney

http://www.answers.com/topic/andrea-davis-pinkney
 

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Earth Day (April)


My First Garden
http://urbanext.illinois.edu/firstgarden/


    EPA Environmental Kids Club

http://www.epa.gov/kids/


National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences Kids Pages

http://kids.niehs.nih.gov/home.htm

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Thanksgiving
 


A Visual History of the Macy's Parade

American Indian Perspectives on Thanksgiving

http://americanindian.si.edu/subpage.cfm?subpage=education&second=thanksgiving

Scholastic: The First Thanksgiving
http://www.scholastic.com/scholastic_thanksgiving/

Thanksgiving on the Net
http://www.holidays.net/thanksgiving/

The First Thanksgiving - You are the Historian
http://www.plimoth.org/education/olc/index_js2.html

 

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Christmas

 
Santa's Net: Learn how to say "Merry Christmas" around the world

Why Christmas?

 

The Holiday Spot: Christmas Celebrations Around the World

 

 

World of Christmas



All Things Christmas 


The North Pole: Christmas Around the World

Scrapbooks: Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanza


 

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