Fake Blood & Scabs

Fake Scabs & Blood by Fran W.
Fake Blood & Scabs

Steven Spangler Science: Fake Blood Recipes - Recipes and how they work.

About: DIY Fashion: How To Fake Blood Recipes - 8 Fake blood recipes.


WikiHow: Make Fake Blood Recipes - 13 Fake blood recipes, many edible.

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Human Body: Blood

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Human Body: Blood


Wikipedia: Blood - Explains what blood is, its function, and parts. This site has information about Red Blood Cells as well. 


HowStuffWorks: How Blood Works - What makes up blood? How does the body make blood? Find out in this article. Scroll through the pages with the arrows on the top and bottom of the article.


The Franklin Institute: Your Living Blood - Information includes: It's Alive, Blood Vessels, Red & White Blood Cells, All About Scabs, What types: What's the Difference? and other topics.


America's Blood Center: What is Blood? - Infographics explain how blood works.


University of Rochester Medical Center: What Are Red Blood Cells? - What are red blood cells?, Red Blood Cells At Work, Nutrition and Red Blood Cells, and Illnesses of the Red Blood Cells.


Tour A Blood Bank

Naval Medical Center Portsmouth: Blood Bank: Virtual Tour - Short picture tour.


Giving Blood: History of Blood Banking - Timeline history of blood baking from c. 2500 BCE - 1999

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Human Heart Resource Page

Fake Blood & Scabs


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*An animation of a typical human red blood cell cycle in the circulatory system. This animation occurs at real time (20 seconds of cycle) and shows the red blood cell deform as it enters capillaries, as well as changing color as it alternates in states of oxygenation along the circulatory system.

Halloween Resources

The Origins of Halloween


Social Studies for Kids: Halloween

Wikipedia: Samhain
Celtic Festival

History.com: Halloween
History of Halloween, short videos and articles.

The Holiday Spot: Halloween History

Ireland for Visitors: Samhain

Sweet Potato Resources

Sweet Potato

Nutrition Facts, Educational Resources

World's Healthiest Foods: Sweet Potato Facts & Info

Mississippi: Sweet Potato Facts

Wikipedia: Sweet Potatoes

California: Sweet Potatoes

Sweet Potato Experiment: Grow a Sweet Potato Plant Video time: 3:05

Growing and Harvesting Sweet Potatoes in a Potato Bag Video Time: 3:20



Sweet Potato Recipes

North Carolina Sweet Potato Commission:

Paleo Grubs: Sweet Potato Chips 

The Pioneer Woman: Sweet Potato Fries


Did you know you can eat the leaves of the sweet potato plant?



Homegrown Foods: Recipe: Stir Fry Sweet Potato Leaves




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Phases Of The Moon

Animation of the Moon
NASA: Moon - NASA has an interactive moon map. Click on a colored circle to learn about the area. 

Solar System: NASA: Earth's Moon: Our Natural Satellite - Videos and images about the moon. Click on any moon mission to find out more about it.

Names of the Full Moons - Find out what each month's moon is called.

Star Date: Moon Phases - See all the moon phases for the month.

Moon Connection: Moon Phase Calendar - View a whole month of moon phases at once, and switch from the Northern hemisphere to the Southern hemisphere. This site explains the moon cycleocean tides and much more.

MoonGiant - Information about: Today's Moon Phase, Moon Calendar, Lunar Eclipse, and Solar Eclipse.

Calendars Through The Ages: Find out what today's moon looks like, and what the moon looked like on an important day in your life or any day!

Wikipedia: Lunar Phase - Information about phases of the moon, the calendar, calculating phases, and more. Pictures included.

U.S. Naval Observatory: Moon - See what the moon looks like right now.

Moon Phases - Images and information about the moon.

Still Learning Something New: Considering The Moon - Offers links to moon activities.

Funschooling & Recreational Learning: Apollo 7 - Information about the Apollo 7 mission, the first manned mission. Links and videos. Coming 8-15-17


Neil Armstrong

NASA: Neil Armstrong - Biography of Neil Armstrong. The panel to the left has more information about his life and related information. 

History: Neil Armstrong - Site offers short video clips and written information.

Bio: Neil Armstrong - Site offers a short video and written information.

Wikipedia: Neil Armstrong - Information about the life of Neil Armstrong.

Activity Village: Neil Armstrong - Information about the first man on the moon, plus how to draw Neil Armstrong, coloring pages, and other printables.


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A World To Discover: September: Vol. 1

Unless noted, the following links will take you to a resource page on Fran's World of Discovery.

Wolf Resources - Types of wolves, wolf anatomy, folklore, and videos.

Rock & Mineral Resources - Resources include: Types of rocks and minerals, rock symbols and mythology, experiments and more.

Castle Resources - Info about castles around the world, kid friendly sites, and videos.

Tangrams - Access links to information about Tangrams and online activities.

Leaf Hunting - Leaf hunting tips and links to leaf and tree information.

Bird Watching Activities - Tips for bird watching and links to birding sites.

Tracking Hurricanes - Links to information about hurricanes and tracking maps.

Halloween Themed Pizza - This post includes links to recipes for alternative crusts that are: gluten free, raw or low-carb.

Seasonal Foods

There are many seasonal foods available during this time of the year. Below, you will find resource pages for the following foods that are located on Fran's World of Discovery.

Apple Resources - Links and videos based on apples.

Cabbage - Links, a recipe, an experiment, and information about cabbage.

Three Sisters: Corn - Activities and links related to corn.

Three Sisters: Pumpkins - Activities and links related to pumpkins, includes a recipe for pumpkin pie in the shell.



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Universal Preschool: Pizza Party - Access to pizza facts, a fun craft, game activities and links to recipes.



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Tracking Hurricanes

Hurricane Isabel 2003
NOAA: Main Page - National Hurricane Center also offers Follow That Hurricane PDF History of hurricanes and a tracking map. Tracking Chart for East Pacific region.

Enchanted Learning: Hurricane Tracking and Forecasting - Explains the symbols and other language related to storms.

IntellicastActive Track - Site offers up-to-date tracking maps and bulletins.

Storm Pulse: Track storms in the Atlantic and East Pacific. Check out information about older storms as well.

ScholasticExperiment: How to Use a Hurricane Tracking Map - How to plot a hurricane's path. Printable maps and links.

TeacherTech: Birth of a MonsterParts of a Hurricane, Stages of a Hurricane, and more.

AZPBSRed Cross Information Booklet - 16 page informative and printable PDF booklet that includes: Facts About Hurricanes, Vocabulary, Atlantic Map, Practice Activity, Wind Scale, Wind Speed Log, and more. 

eThemesWeatherHurricanes - Links to other hurricane related sites.

Hurricane Watch: Hurricane Tracking Chart - Printable chart for tracking Atlantic storms.

ABC Go: How hurricanes form, explained by ABC News chief meteorologist Ginger Zee - Short and explains how hurricanes form well.

FEMAGet Informed - Tips for planning for hurricanes and emergency situations. The Kids section on this site includes resources for kids, parents and educators.

Wikipedia: Tropical Cyclone - Information about structure, physics and energetics, formation, movement, and more.

Fran's World of Discovery: Emergency Preparedness Resources - Tips and suggestions for preparing for emergencies.

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