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Friday the 13th

Friday the 13th & Superstitions Around the World

It’s Friday the 13th! Unlucky? Scary? Well I don’t think so, but I’m probably a little biased. I was born on the 13th and that day just happened to be a Friday. So for me, Friday the 13th has always been associated with happiness and luck. I don’t buy into all the hype about unlucky number... Read More

Stonehenge - Amesbury, England

Teach Through Educational Travel: Stonehenge

Download a larger image of Stonehenge in England and share the photo with your class. Then discuss the following: Stonehenge was built at around the same time as the pyramids at Giza, over 4,000 years ago. What other ancient sites were built around that time? What was the purpose of each? Compare an... Read More

Christian Discoveries Rockefeller Center

Rockefeller Center

Rockefeller Center is the largest privately-owned business and entertainment complex. Covering 21 acres in Midtown Manhattan, it is comprised of 19 buildings, gardens, sculptures and artwork by more than 40 artists. Don’t Miss: GE Building: This building serves as the focus of Rockefeller Center,... Read More

Ellis Island - New Jersey

Ellis Island

The Ellis Island Immigration Museum stands as a constant reminder of our nation’s immigration history – the largest human migration in modern history. Between 1892 and 1954, 12 million immigrants were processed here. Follow their footsteps and journey from the Baggage Room, where immigrants drop... Read More

SeaWorld Orlando - Orlando, Florida

SeaWorld ®

  Students learn about the arctic ecosystem and compare the Polar Regions with other ecosystems. Explore the biggest attraction in SeaWorld Orlando’s history, Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin.  Experience the majestic grandeur of the South Pole and see it through the penguins’ eyes on an ... Read More

Slow Food Italy

Italy’s Slow Food Invasion

For almost 25 years now, a movement has been invading Italy, and is now spreading to the rest of the world, with its battle cry being, “quality, freshness, tastiness and sustainability.” It is The Slow Food Movement. Founded in a small town in the north of Italy in 1986, and spreading rapidly th... Read More

Christian Discoveries FDR Monument

Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial

One of the newest memorials located in D.C., the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial is divided into four “rooms,” one for each of FDR’s terms in office. Each of the rooms has familiar quotations from his fireside chats, inaugural addresses, and other speeches, including one of his most famous ... Read More

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