September 22, 2018

Finding Resources: Everyday Mysteries

If you're looking for some fun science facts to intrigue and delight your elementary students, head over to the Everyday Mysteries section of LOC.gov. This part of the Library of Congress website gives answers to many of life's most interesting scientific questions, all of which were asked by researchers and answered by librarians from the Library's Science Reference Services.You can search for topics on the homepage or browse archived questions and answers by … [Read more...]

Primary Source Learning: Baseball

Baseball: Across a Divided Society (primary source set)Baseball, Race and Ethnicity: Rounding the BasesBaseball, Race Relations and Jackie RobinsonBlack Diamond! Satchel Page and the Negro Baseball LeaguesPast and Present: Using Baseball Statistics to Teach Math (student worksheet)Tinkers to Evers to ChanceCollection Connections: Baseball CardsCollection Connections: Jackie RobinsonRecreation Yesterday and TodayTwentieth Century Entertainment: When Work is … [Read more...]