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Biographies Of Famous People For Children

From Einstein to Galileo

Albert Einstein for Kids
Albert Einstein was always a thoughtful person. He always loved to think about things. As a boy, he constantly wondered what made things work. An article by Jason Haas.

Albert Einstein: Way to go, Einstein!
Einstein was a super genius but that doesn’t mean he never made any mistakes or that he finished everything he started. He believed that messing up was part of being successful.

Amazing Americans
Meet Buffalo Bill Cody, Frederick Douglass, Thomas Alva Edison, Duke Ellington, Harry Houdini, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Harriet Tubman, George Washington. From the Library of Congress.


Biographical Dictionary
The dictionary can be searched by names, birth years, death years, positions held, professions, literary and artistic works, miscellaneous achievements, and other keywords.

Cesar Chavez
A true American hero, Cesar was a civil rights, Latino, farm worker, and labor leader; a religious and spiritual figure; a community servant and social entrepreneur; a crusader for nonviolent social change; and an environmentalist and consumer advocate.

Darwin – What Darwin Didn’t Know
Charles Darwin was just 28 years old when, in 1837, he scribbled in a notebook “one species does change into another” – one of the first hints of his great theory. He was born in Shrewsbury, England, on February 12, 1809, into a well-off family of doctors and industrialists. From the Smithsonian.

Exploring Leonardo
Participating in activities based on Leonardo’s scientific and engineering works, you will learn as he did – through experience, experimentation, observation and reflection. Explore science, invention, and the creative process.


The Galileo Project
A hypertext source of information from Rice University on the life and work of Galileo Galilei (1564-1642) and the science of his time.

IMA Hero: Who’s Your Hero?
IMA Hero™ Collection has chosen well-known people for its first series. However, heroes do not have to be famous people. Heroes can come in different shapes and sizes. A hero can be a relative, teacher, coach, or friend. It is up to each person to choose their own heroes. Submit your hero.

John Holt and the Origins of Contemporary Homeschooling by Patrick Farenga
The late John Holt was an author and educator well known among Homeschoolers. His methods and ideas about education live on today through books he has written and through the “Growing Without Schooling” magazine he founded.

The Legacy of George Washington Carver
Carver’s work resulted in the creation of 325 products from peanuts, more than 100 products from sweet potatoes and hundreds more from a dozen other plants native to the South.

My Hero!
Discover real live heroes from around the world. Anyone can be a HERO: mothers, fathers, aunts, uncles, teachers, students, literary and historical figures.

People Coloring Book
Color these famous people online or off: Tycho Brahe, Ada Byron, Marie Curie, Charles Darwin, Leonardo da Vinci, Albert Einstein, Benjamin Franklin, Evelyn Granville, John Glenn, and Sally Ride.

Presidential Timeline of the Twentieth Century
An interactive timeline of Presidential history, presenting materials drawn from the Presidential Libraries.

The Presidents
On the White House site. Click on names to get more information.

Presidents of the United States
Background information, election results, cabinet members, notable events, and some points of interest on each of the presidents. Links to biographies, historical documents, audio and video files, and other presidential sites.

Successful Modern People Who Homeschool
AN A to Z PAGE
Take a look around! You wouldn’t believe who is homeschooling!

Thomas Edison
His teacher told his mother that Thomas couldn’t learn. Nancy also became angry at the teacher’s strict ways. She took Thomas out of school and decided to home-school him.

William Henry Harrison, Young Tippecanoe
When William Henry’s sister Sally fell into the river, was he able to rescue her? How did William Henry, when he was just 8 years old, capture a wounded enemy soldier? First chapter of a book from Patria Press.


See also: Women Who Made History

 

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