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It is not difficult to imagine how mankind first conceived the idea of making use of floating structures to enable him to traverse stretches of water. The trunk of a tree floating down a river may have given him his first notions. He would not be long in discovering that the tree could support more [...]Continue Reading →
There are many thrilling incidents—all the more attractive because of their truth—in the study, the trials, the disappointments, the obstacles overcome, and the final triumph of the successful inventor.
Every great invention, afterward marvelled at, was first derided. Each great inventor, after solving problems in mechanics or chemistry, had to face the jeers of the [...]Continue Reading →
My kids love the book Mike Mulligan. Construction vehicles are big and fun to watch, even for older kids.
I created these notebooking packs using public domain photos of construction vehicles. They could be used in a unit study about construction, for a book like Mike Mulligan, [...]Continue Reading →
Electricity, like every science, presents two phases to the student, one belonging to a theoretical knowledge, and the other which pertains to the practical application of that knowledge. The boy is directly interested in the practical use which he can make of this wonderful phenomenon in nature.
With sections on such riveting topics [...]Continue Reading →
Looking for clip-art for a specific project that you can use privately or commercially?
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This project aims to create an archive of clip art that can be used for free for any use.Continue Reading →
Take a field trip to the bread bakery without leaving the house!
This 50+ page book is filled with illustrations.
The story explains how bread is made and distributed. Written in the 1950′s, it may not be completely accurate as to the practices used today, but it could start a great [...]Continue Reading →
This site, along with its sister sites, are packed with loads of public domain clip art that you can use for any project you like!
A Clipart History has clipart depicting ancient civilizations all the way up to modern times. You can search any term or browse by categories.
Visit the other sites [...]Continue Reading →