December 25, 2020

Primary Source Spotlight: Bats & Vampires

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