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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


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


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

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


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

april fools

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





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