August 16, 2018

Primary Source Spotlight: Bats & Vampires

BatsBats: Spooky Superheroes? Folklife Today blog October 27, 2016Creatures of the Night: Bats Inside Adams blog, October 31, 2012"Unsuccessful effort to draw bats from the belfry of W.A. White" sketch by Theodore RooseveltBat image setBat wildlife reports (California, South Dakota, Utah, United States; Alberta, Canada; New Zealand)Vampires"The press" and "Vampire press" in Three Parts 1889The Vampires of Onset, Past and Present 1892The Vampire of the … [Read more...]

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...]