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Google Doodle celebrates Bartolomeo Cristofori

Today’s Google Doodle celebrates the 360th birthday of Bartolomeo Cristofori (could he be an ancestor of Astronaut Sam?). You know who he is, right? (I didn’t.) But we all should, for he invented the piano. 292 more words

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Google Doodle celebrates Earth Day

Earth Day was first celebrated in 1970, and I well remember that first celebration, which took place when I was a junior at The College of William and Mary. 167 more words

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Google Doodle celebrates (?) Nessie

Today’s Google Doodle, which contains this amusing animation, commemorates the 81st anniversary of a photograph (see below) that was long taken to be “proof” of… 358 more words

Google Doodle celebrates the Pony Express in the U.S. and, in other places, B. R. Ambedkar

There are two Doodles today, but only one is visible in the U.S.  This is the one celebrating the 155th anniversary of the Pony Express. If you’re not a Yank, you likely haven’t heard of it, but the story of the Express was taught to all schoolkids when I was a youngster.   866 more words

History

Proposed Google Doodles For 2015

After thoroughly investigating the Google doodle, I decided I could do a better job than the current Google doodlers. Here are five of my proposed google doodles for the coming year: 42 more words

Listicles

Using Google Doodles to revise dates

I read a great post from Svetlana Kandybovich yesterday on using Google games in the classroom. Her comments on Google matched my experience. I used to fight against technology and hated it when students always tapped away on their smart phones in class. 476 more words

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Google Doodle celebrates opening of the Eiffel Tower

Today’s Google Doodle (screenshot below, click on it to go to it) celebrates the 126th anniversary to the day of the opening of the Eiffel Tower.   284 more words

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