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Norway Pavilion

We know most guests are probably lamenting the loss of the Maelstrom and thinking there’s nothing else to do in the Norway Pavilion. But if you’re in search of an educational opportunity, look no further than the Stave Church Gallery. 137 more words

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A Thanksgiving Unit


I love this national holiday for several reasons. It’s not too commercialized! It’s a bit hard to sell thankfulness, don’t you think? If so, I would order a case or two of it.  1,214 more words


A few of Confucius's Teachings

Everything has beauty but not everyone sees it.

Ignorance is the night of the mind, but a night without a moon or a star.

It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. 120 more words

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Foreign Exchange

Photo Credit: http://ocw.mit.edu/ans7870/21f/21f.027/rise_fall_canton_04/gallery_places/pages/cwC_1805_E78680_Flags.htm

Before 1842, Canton (Guangzhou) was the only port in China open to foreigners.

After losing the Opium/Trade War to the British, the Chinese government finally gave in to British demands, conceding the right to trade in five port cities. 656 more words


Geography Awareness Week!

What is geography?
Geography is the study of places and the relationships between people and their environments. Geographers explore both the physical properties of Earth’s surface and the human societies spread across it. 573 more words
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Elementary Grandparents/Significant Elder Project

National Grandparents Day is celebrated on the first Sunday after Labor Day in the United States, BUT my school will be celebrating Grandparents Day this upcoming Friday. 605 more words

Grandparents Day

Social studies? Why not coding?

It’s that time of the semester again — time to register for classes! Unfortunately, I don’t feel great as I should have been. As I was flipping through my course catalog, I keep questioning myself: why on earth do I have to take six hours of political science? 595 more words