Some Heroes Wear Scrubs

Today’s lesson is dedicated to my mother! She is an OB nurse, and she and her coworkers are another one of the worker groups that are on the front lines of the pandemic that we face today. But to understand why our nurses are so important, let’s look at...

Some Heroes Wear Fire Hats

Because of the situation we face today, we are going to start lessons on our first responders! Today’s lesson is dedicated to my cousin Sean, a firefighter! So let’s first learn a little bit about the history of firefighters! The first firefighters in recorded history were found in Ancient...

Myth and Legend of Ancient Rome!

According to legends, which we learned about in Viking and Ancient Greek culture, Rome was founded by two brother, named Romulus and Remus. They were twin brothers, sons of the god of war and Rhea Silva. Their mother was not supposed to keep the twins, so they were set...

Wow, the Romans Made a lot of Stuff!”

Ancient Romans were very well known for creating things, especially things of architecture! One way that the Romans were unique in their architecture was their use of arches. They could make arches that were capable of being curved without any glue or cement! This meant that arches could then...

So Who Were the Ancient Romans?

The Ancient Romans were the people who lived on on the Italian Peninsula thousands of years ago! But why should we care about who they were? They’re long gone! But the ancient Romans had a huge impact on the world! Before we learn about what they built and what...

You Mean a Pioneer had to Make Their Own Food??

Yesterday, we learned that pioneers had to grow their own crops, make their own clothes, and build their own houses. But the pioneers couldn’t go to McDonald’s and grab a meal, or Walmart to pick up ingredients to make dinner. The pioneers had to completely make their own food!...

What did a Pioneer DO?

The American Pioneers were the people who paved the way for towns and settlements. But that took a lot of work! Pioneers had to do many things in order to create homes and communities. One of the most important things that a pioneer family would do was farming their...

Pioneer Toys and Games!

The American Pioneers were the people who went westward and created settlements to live in! They were the brave people who began communities from nothing! But it wasn’t just brave explorers going to settle these lands. These were whole families! With moms, dads, and children! The Pioneer life wasn’t...

Zeus, Poseidon, Hades, Athena, Ares, Artemis… Sheesh! And there’s more!

Just like we talked about how the Vikings had a very special belief system, the Greeks also had a very special belief system! The Ancient Greeks believed in what we now refer to as Greek mythology and legends. Greek mythology centered around the existence of many different gods and...

The Beginning of the Olympics!

One thing that the Ancient Greeks were known for was the creation of the Olympic Games! The Olympics were a series of sporting events that were designed so that the men of Ancient Greece could showcase their athletic skills. The Olympics began with just one event, a sprint called...
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