Archive for the ‘Social Studies’ Category

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Rain Forests…

July 6, 2017

Rainforests..

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Friends of Calakmul

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http://www.christiananswers.net/kids/rainforest/intro.html

RAINFOREST maths by Jenny Eather

 Rainforest Alliance

 Save the Rainforest

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What’s it all about?

July 1, 2017

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Global Warming

You’ve heard it… a million times…. now read about it and find out what it’s all about… It’s your future…

Global Warming and Climate Change

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Staten Island

June 20, 2017

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 Schools – Public
1. Elementary – P.S. 6
2. Intermediate – I.S. 34
3. High School – Tottenville

Schools – Parochial
4. St. Joseph St. Thomas
5. Our Lady Help of Christians
6. Gateway Academy
7. St. Joseph by the Sea
8. Monsignor Farrell High

Schools – Colleges
9. College of Staten Island
10. Wagner College
11. St. John’s University

Parks & Recreation
12. Conference House
13. Wolfes Pond Park
14. Great Kills Park
15. Blue Heron Pond Park
16. South Shore Country Club / Golf Course
17. LaTourette Park / Golf Course
18. Silver Lake Park / Golf Course
19. Clove Lakes Park
20. Lemon Park
21. Gateway Park

Shopping Centers & Malls
22. Staten Island Mall
23. Hylan Shopping Plaza
24. Amboy Plaza
25. Tottenville Plaza

 

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Father’s Day

June 4, 2017

Read about the History of Father’s Day…

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The first Father’s Day was observed on June 19, 1910 in Spokane Washington. At about the same time in various towns and cities across American other people were beginning to celebrate a “father’s day.” In 1924 President Calvin Coolidge supported the idea of a national Father’s Day. Finally in 1966 President Lyndon Johnson signed a presidential proclamation declaring the 3rd Sunday of June as Father’s Day.

Father’s Day has become a day to not only honor your father, but all men who act as a father figure. Stepfathers, uncles, grandfathers, and adult male friends are all honored on Father’s Day.

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The Vikings

May 4, 2017

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http://www.cdli.ca/CITE/vikings.htm

What did we learn in school today?

The Vikings!

NO… not the football team~

The Vikings

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/vikings/

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May

May 1, 2017

What is May Day?

http://www.theholidayspot.com/mayday/history.htm
http://www.geocities.com/traditions_uk/mayday.html

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What is Memorial Day?

http://www.rootsweb.com/~nyseneca/memorial.htm

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Today: Macchu Picchu and the Incas

April 27, 2017

Today we read about builders in the skies.  The Incas live in South America.  They live in the Andes Mountains located on the west coast of South America.  The Andes is the highest and longest mountain range.  It has a very high altitude.  The Incas were great builders, road builders and rope bridge builders.  They built thousands of miles of roads.  The had people called runners or messengers that would run along the roads carrying packages, things to trade, and communications between villages.  They had their own recording system and they used a quipus which was a rope with beads on it to keep records.  They built huge fortresses in the mountains and they made little cities within them called pucaras.  When the Spanish Conquistadors came they took over and destroyed the much of the Inca civilazation except the Macchu Picchu which they were never able to find.

Machu Picchu, a Photo Gallery by James Q. Jacobs