California has 21 historical missions along the coast from San Diego to San Francisco. They were built by the Spanish between 1769 and 1822. These historic buildings can be visited and toured. Some are still active Catholic parishes. They are each about a day’s travel apart by walking, although these days you can drive the whole distance in one day.
Did you know June is National Oceans Month? Celebrate the sea this summer with National Geographic Kids! Read the magazine and books online, and look up articles, videos, and pictures about the ocean and sea life. The California coastline borders the Pacific Ocean, where a thriving marine ecosystem lives beneath the waves.
Search for the local Native American tribes like the Ohlone or Muwekma people who originally lived on the lands that you may occupy. In addition, you can learn about Joy Harjo, the first Native American Poet Laureate of the United … Read more
The month of June is Pride Month and celebrates LGBTQIA+ freedom and history. This monthly celebration has roots that began with the Stonewall uprising in June 1969 in New York City with the revolutionary actions of trans activists. The Stonewall … Read more
We invite you to celebrate National Farm Animal day with Scholastic Go! by learning all about your favorite farm animals! Livestock have played an important role in human survival by providing food, shelter, fuel, fertilizer and other products and services for Farms and Farming. … Read more
Will Eisner is considered “the father of modern comics” by many within the graphic novel and sequential art communities. Many of his famous works support anti-fascists ideals and highlight the lived experiences of Jewish immigrant communities. The term sequential art … Read more
Granger’s World of Poetry is a robust tool for discovering and analyzing poetry, containing over 300,000 poems in full text and 450,000 citations. Granger offers complete coverage of the works of several famous poets, including the complete poems of Mary … Read more
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The history of nuclear power in the United States began with the controversial Manhattan Project, the secret World War II project that led to the creation of the first nuclear weapons. As fears grew of a Nazi-controlled super weapon, America began … Read more
With so much change occurring in the last year, young students have been thrown into many new forms of learning. Some students thrived in an online environment and others have begun to form an educational gap. In order to address … Read more