A World To Discover October Volume 2



The following resources can be found on this blog, unless otherwise noted.

Dr. Jekyll &  Mr. HydeDr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde resources include: Downloadable versions of the original book, audio book files, chemistry experiments, and videos. Videos include a silent 1931 version and a cartoon version of this story.


The Legend of The Headless HorsemanResources include links and videos based on the legend of the Headless Horseman. Videos include cartoons and music based on this character.


The Grim Reaper - Information about the Grim Reaper and cultural icons of death.

Monster Mash - Listen and learn about this iconic song.


Cat Day  - Links to many cat related sites.


Black Cats - Links to resources directly related to this topic.


7 Ways Your Library Saves You Money - Article: Money saving tips.

"Groucho" Marx (Julius Henry Marx), Born October 2, 1890 : American comedian and film and television star (off site links)
Marx Brothers.org - Biographical information and a list of movie appearences.
Wikipedia: Groucho Marx - Biographical information of his life and career.
YouTube Playlist: Groucho Marx - Videos of documentaries and public appearances. 


Halloween Resources

Halloween Resource Page: This page has resources for the history of Halloween.


Halloween Origami: Offers links to Halloween origami projects.


Halloween Activities: Halloween related activities available on Fran's World of Discovery. Craft projects, Gothic literature, Fun Foods, Animals, and more.


Seasonal Foods

Apple & Pumpkin Picking - Look for pick your own places. Off site link.

Chocolate - Chocolate related activities: History of chocolate, chocolate lip balm and bubble bath, recipes, and more.

Egg Day - Egg experiments and information.


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The Grim Reaper




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Wikipedia: 

Death (Personification) - Information about Death, aka, the Grim Reaper through the ages. Cultural beliefs.
Thanatos - Greek 
Mot - Middle East
List of Death Deities - Multi-cultural and religious list of deities associated with death.

How Stuff Works: How The Grim Reaper Works - Article about death and the personification of death around the world.


Videos


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The Legend of The Headless Horseman


Painting by John Quidor (1858)
The following information is intended for educational purposes only ...some content may not be suitable for all audiences.

Wikipedia: The following information can be found on this site.

The Headless Horseman - Information based on European folklore and other cultures.
The Headless Horseman(Legend of Sleepy Hollow) - Information based on the fictional character from the book, "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow", by Washington Irving.

American Folklore - The Headless Horseman: A New York Ghost Story
Site includes a written and audio version of the story.

The Origin of the Headless Horseman: Merritt Hill and the Battle of White Plains -  Photos and information.

LibriVox: The Headless Horseman
Various Audio Versions - Written by Washington Irving
The Headless Horseman - A Strange Tale of Texas  by Thomas Mayne Reid(1818-1883) - Listen to the story, or download the book.

Grade Saver: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Study Guide - Information about the book,  book summary,character list, and glossary.

Fran's World of Discovery: Washington Irving Research Project - Links related to the author of the Headless Horseman and Rip Van Winkle

AZ Coloring: Headless Horseman Coloring Page - Site offers a variety of pictures to print and color.

Disney Song Lyrics: The Headless Horseman - Lyrics to the song.


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Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde



Wikipedia: Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll & Mr Hyde and Dr. Jekyll and Mr Hyde (1931_film) - Historical information.

Online Literature: Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde - Downloadable ebook.

Librivox: Free Audio File
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson Standard Reading
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Dramatic Reading

Literature Guides

Sparknotes: Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde - Literature guide and summary.

Grade Savers: Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde - Study guide: Summary, character list, and glossary.


Chemistry Experiments

About: Chemistry - Kitchen Science Experiments for Kids - More then 15 Experiments are offered on this site.

A2Z Home's Cool: Chemistry Experiments For Kids - A variety of chemistry experiments using household items.


Videos




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