Purple Heart Day - Additional Learning Links
These additional learning links are a supplemental resource for the ClassBrain lesson on The Purple Heart.
Feb 23, 2006, 08:00 PST
Purple Heart Day
The Medal of Honor that is now the Purple Heart actually began as the 'Badge of Military Merit.' On August 7th, 1782 in Newburgh, New York, General George Washington designed a new badge of distinction...
Feb 23, 2006, 07:05 PST
Rounds Resounding Day (Advanced)
On August 1st you are encouraged to lift your voice up with a few of your friends to celebrate Rounds Resounding Day. If you're a little beyond Row, Row, Row Your Boat then try some of these traditional rounds, many of which come from England.
Feb 19, 2006, 06:05 PST
Dissecting the Dollar
We're willing to bet you have no idea what most of the pictures and numbers on your money mean. Do you know why we have Latin sayings on our bills, whose pictures are on each dollar, or where money goes after it falls apart? Well, you're going to find out! Just take out a one-dollar bill or borrow one from someone nearby and follow along on our mission to "Dissect the Dollar."
Feb 17, 2006, 11:37 PST
The Anniversary of the First US Census
2002 marked the 100th anniversary of the U.S.Census Bureau. It used to take 18 months to count and list the population of 79.2 million people. Now the improved fact finding skills developed by the Census Bureau during the last 100 years make it possible to record findings on the 284.8 million people in this country today.
Feb 16, 2006, 19:37 PST
Rounds Resounding Day (Beginners)
On August 1st, sing your rounds out for Round Resounding Day with your favorite friends. Everyone can sing and it's a lot more fun with friends. Rounds are especially forgiving, so sing out and have fun!
Feb 6, 2006, 06:00 PST
August ClassBrain Funnies - Beach Fun
Welcome to this month's ClassBrain's Funnies. Take out time to have a little fun with our puzzles and animal tales.
Feb 1, 2006, 14:00 PST
Summer Olympic Coloring Pages
Check out our Olympic coloring pages! We have special coloring pages on archery, canoeing, cycling, diving, equestrian, gymnastics, track and field, and more!
Jan 15, 2006, 07:40 PST
More Summer Olympic Coloring Pages
Check out more of our Olympic coloring pages! We have special coloring pages on archery, canoeing, cycling, diving, equestrian, gymnastics, track and field, and more!
Jan 8, 2006, 08:25 PST
The Month of August - 31 Days of Fun!
What do Lucille Ball, Elvis, Babe Ruth, Watermelons, Black Cows, and Mt. Vesuvius all have in common? They are part of 31 Days of Fun in August! For each day in August you'll find many ways to celebrate the last month of summer
vacation. Just click on any day from the calendar and go! So admit you're happy and create some fun, with ClassBrain's help of course! Click
here to launch the calender
Aug 1, 2004, 05:59 PST
World Premier of MTV
MTV premiered on August 1, 1981, and was a household commodity by 1985.
Jun 30, 2004, 10:50 PST
On August 6, 1945, America dropped the bomb on Hiroshima. The devastation that followed was beyond what anyone imagined.
Jun 29, 2004, 01:49 PST