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Ford’s Theatre National Historic Site

October 15, 2002 No Comments

Ford’s Theatre National Historic Site Recently, we looked at an excellent online resource for information relating to the War Between the States from 1861 to 1865. Today, we focus on one item from that site that occurred literally days after the cessation of hostilities. The event is the assassination of Pr... continue reading...

National Safe Kids Campaign

October 14, 2002 No Comments

National Safe Kids Campaign Many parents and caregivers unknowingly put their family's lives in serious danger. Knowing how to prevent home fires and teaching children what to do in the event of a fire can save their lives. Today's FamSite looks at a site that is dedicated to preventing the unthinkable from ... continue reading...

Roosevelt Warm Springs Institute

October 13, 2002 No Comments

Roosevelt Warm Springs Institute One of the great Presidents of our country, Franklin D. Roosevelt, passed away 57 years ago. But the legacy left by President Roosevelt is the focus of today's site, as it is one that was near and dear to him before he was elected to the presidency, and it was here that he pa... continue reading...

Crittercam Chronicles

October 12, 2002 No Comments

Crittercam Chronicles Have you ever wondered what it was like to see our world through the eyes of a wild animal? Have you ever wondered what it would be to BE a wild animal? Todays Family Site can help fulfill some of those desires. It is called the Crittercam Chronicles, and it is just like what it soun... continue reading...

Stage Kids

October 11, 2002 No Comments

Stage Kids One of my fond memories of high school was the drama club I participated in. If things had turned out a little differently, I may have been an actor instead of, well, that's another story. Theatrical activities in school can go a long way to helping students develop their talents of voice, manne... continue reading...

Kid’s Castle

October 10, 2002 No Comments

Kid’s Castle Looking for a site that is both fun and educational? Looking for a site that is great for the whole family kids as well as parents? Then today's site is one that you will want to bookmark and visit often. Called Kid's Castle, this is an online publication of the Smithsonian Magazine. There i... continue reading...

The 7 Wonders of the Ancient World

October 9, 2002 No Comments

The 7 Wonders of the Ancient World Today's history lesson, class, is..... Seriously, today's FamSite is about a topic that everyone has heard of, but many would be hard pressed to describe. It is called The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. At this site you can informally learn about the Hanging Garde... continue reading...

Welcome to EdGateway

October 8, 2002 No Comments

Welcome to EdGateway One of the most valuable tools in helping to educate a student is an abundance of resource material. What works with one pupil may not work with another. The Internet has increased not only the amount of material available, but also how it is used. Today's FamSite is an example of just h... continue reading...

Building Healthier Communities

October 7, 2002 No Comments

Building Healthier Communities The American dream of owning your own house is becoming more and more a difficult task to achieve. Even renting a decent place to live can be difficult. But thanks to the efforts of organizations such at the one featured in today's FamSite, it is becoming easier. Called Bu... continue reading...

The Jane Goodall Institute

October 6, 2002 No Comments

The Jane Goodall Institute As civilization spreads its boundaries, the effects on the ecosystems of our planet are seldom taken into account. As our cities grow, the amount of space for wildlife and plants shrink. Today's FamSite is a visit with a person who is doing something about it, in a very big way. ... continue reading...

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