Animals - May Vol. 1


Dolphins

Funschooling & Recreational Learning: Dolphin Resource Page - Page offers many resources about dolphins, including videos.

Gars

Primitive Fish: Gar - Site has information and images of various gars.

Aquatic Community: Keeping Gars - How to care for gars in a home aquarium.

Wikipedia: Gar - Information about gars including: Etymology, Distribution, Anatomy and Morphology, Ecology and more.

YouTube: Gar Fish. Catching, Cleaning and Cooking Video Time: 8:50

Inspiring People - May

President Truman
33rd President of United States:
 Harry S. Truman 
Born May 8, 1884


Bio.: Truman Information and a short video

Youtube: Harry D. Truman Documentary Video time: 56:43


Irving Berlin 
Born May 11, 1888

 Bio.: Irving Berlin

YouTube: Irving Berlin's 100th Birthday Celebration Video Time: 1:38:12


Mary Anning 
Born May 21, 1799

Natural History Museum: Mary Anning

Wikipedia: Mary Anning



Ralph Waldo Emerson 
Born May 25, 1844





Patrick Henry
Patrick Henry 
Born May 29, 1736


YouTube: Patrick Henry Video time:43:32

YouTube: Liberty's Kids: Liberty or Death Video time: 21:37









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Historical Events - May


Louisiana Purchase May 2, 1803

U.S. State Department: Dept of the Historian:  Louisiana Purchase

You Tube: The Louisiana Purchase 1803 Video time: 1:30


First American Comic Book Published : "Famous Funnies" May 3, 1934

Wikipedia: Famous Funnies

The Digital Comic Museum: Famous Funnies

YouTube: The American History of Comics HD Video time: 22:34

Create A Comic - Resources for creating your own comic.


First Settlers Arrive at Jamestown May 13, 1607

History is Fun: History of Jamestown

History.com: Jamestown Founded In 1607 Video time: 5:00 



First Morse Code Message May 24, 1844


Wikipedia: Morse Code

YouTube: The History of Morse Code Video time: 5:23

YouTube: Learn Morse Code Easily Video time: 2:47


First Time Big Ben Rang Out in Westminster May 31, 1859
(Big Ben renamed Elizabeth Tower)

Big Ben Facts: History of Big Ben 

Ian Visits: The Arrival of Big Ben In Westminster in 1858 Article includes a historical 

BBC: Big Ben's Tower Renamed Elizabeth Tower In Honor Of Queen

LondonNet: Big Ben & The Houses of Parliament, Westminster

Whitechapel Bell Foundry: The Story of Big Ben

History.com: Big Ben Goes Into Operation In London Video time: 1:00 and short article.

YouTube: Visit Big Ben Video time: 7:11


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