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Women’s History Month Read Across America
Daylight Saving Time St. Patrick’s Day
Spring April Fool’s Day
China Research

Websites for March

Women’s History Month

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History of Women’s History Month
Library of Congress
The First Ladies
Famous Firsts by American Women
Timeline: Women’s Rights Movement in the U.S.
Women in Sports
Women’s Adventures in Science
Time for Kids
Scholastic: Women Who Changed History
Women at NASA

Read Across America – Dr. Seuss Day 3/2

Read Across America

Biography of Theodore Geisel
Dr. Seuss Born
Read Across America Day – Ducksters

Daylight Saving Time 3/8

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NASA – Daylight Saving Time
Daylight Saving Time
Daylight Saving Time – Webexhibits
What is Daylight Saving Time?
Daylight Saving Time Around the World 2015

St. Patrick’s Day 3/17

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History.com
Information, facts, history and traditions
Brief History of St. Patrick
St. Patrick’s Day Symbols
Time for Kids: Around the World: Destination Ireland
Ireland: People and Places – National Geographic Kids

Spring 3/20

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Information About Worms
The Children’s Butterfly Site
Backyard Birds: bird watching and bird behavior
All About Seeds
Plant Investigation
Tiny Frogs Ring in Spring
Vernal Equinox
What is an Equinox?

April Fools Day 4/1

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April Fools’ Day Facts: Behind the Laughs – Origins of April Fools’ Day – National Geographic
April Fools’ Day – Encyclopedia Britannica
Museum of Hoaxes – Top 100 April Fool’s Day Hoaxes of All Time
Origins and History from Fact Monster

 China Research Links

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General China Information
National Geographic Kids
TIME for Kids
A to Z Kids Stuff – China
Cultural China – China Today
China Facts for Kids
People’s Republic of China
Chinese Inventions
Cultural China – Science and Inventions
Inventions of the Great Ancient Chinese Empire (5 videos)
China Highlights – Porcelain
Chinese Points of Interest
Ducksters – The Forbidden City
Forbidden City Facts
Ducksters – Geography of China
Ducksters – The Great Wall
The Great Wall Facts for Kids
Leshan Giant Buddha
Giant Buddha of Leshan
Potala Palace
Cultural China – Potala Palace
Ducksters – The Silk Road
Cultural China – Temple of Heaven
Ducksters – Terracotta Army
The Terra Cotta Warriors
Highlights for Kids – Terra Cotta Army
National Geographic Video – Terra Cotta Warriors
China Highlights Terracotta Arm – Layout
How Stuff Works – Three Gorges Dam – Video
PBS – Three Gorges Dam
Yangtze River Facts
The History of the Yangtze River
Chinese Cities
An Introduction to China’s Largest Cities
China’s Most Famous Cities
Cultural China – Beijing
Cultural China – Shanghai