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Primary – November 21

On this date in 1783, Jean de Rozier and the Marquis d’Arlandes made the first free-flight ascent in a balloon in Paris, France. What do you think the first people in history who were truly flying thought and felt about their experience?

Primary – November 20

What makes you laugh the hardest?

Primary – November 17

August Ferdinand Möbius was born on this date in 1790. Describe what you think the world would look like without math.

Primary – November 16

W.C. Handy, who is considered the father of blues music, was born in Alabama on this date in 1873. He once said this: “Life is like a trumpet – if you don’t put anything into it, you don’t get anything out of it.” What do you think he meant when he said that? You can listen to a recording of W.C. Handy’s Memphis Blues by clicking on song the...

Primary – November 15

Children’s book author and poet Daniel Pinkwater was born on this date in 1941. In his book Lizard Music, he wrote, “Chickens have an uncanny sense of direction.” Where would a chicken need to go — and...

Primary – November 14

Astrid Lindgren, the author of the Pippi Longstocking books, was born in Sweden on this date in 1907. Pippi is the strongest girl in the world. If you were that strong, how would you use your strength?    

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