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Robert Frost

Robert Frost is one of America’s most beloved poets. His poetry was largely concerned with the beauty of New England. He loved nature and rural life.   Fun Facts Frost was born in 1874,...

Robert Frost

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Emily Dickinson

“Forever is composed of nows.” “Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul – and sings the tune without the words – and never stops at all.” Emily Dickinson, one of America’s most beloved female poets, loved nature, but was so shy around...

Emily Dickinson

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William Wordsworth

“Come forth into the light of things. Let nature be your teacher.” William Wordsworth is one of the most beloved poets of all time. He lived during the late 1700s and early 1800s, a time known in literature as the Romantic Period. His love of

William Wordsworth

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Sylvia Earle

“Knowing is the key to caring, and with caring there is hope that people will be motivated to take positive action.” Born in 1935 in New Jersey, Sylvia Earle is a marine biologist, lecturer,...

Sylvia Earle

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Carl Linnaeus

“If a tree dies, plant another in its place.” Scientists today place all life in neat categories with sensible names that do not change. A few hundred years ago, though, scientists gave plants and...

Carl Linnaeus

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Maria Merian

Like most kids, Maria Merian was fascinated by insects. She loved watching them and learning about them. But, she lived during a time when people believed insects were evil. People thought they were caused by the devil and anyone who liked...

Maria Merian

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Hippocrates

Hippocrates is often called “The Father of Western Medicine” because he started one of the first medical schools in ancient Greece.   Fun Facts Hippocrates was born in Greece in 460 B.C. He learned medicine from his father and...

Hippocrates

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Wilson “Snowflake” Bentley

"Under the microscope, I found that snowflakes were miracles of beauty; and it seemed a shame that this beauty should not be seen and appreciated by others. Every crystal was a masterpiece of design and no one...

Wilson “Snowflake” Bentley

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John Audubon

To repay evils with kindness was the religion I was taught to practice, and this will forever be my rule. Almost every day, instead of going to school, I made for the fields, where I spent my day. John James Audubon was anornithologist (bird scientist) and painter. His...

John Audubon

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Rachel Carson

“Those who dwell among the beauties and mysteries of the earth are never alone or weary in life.” Rachel Carson was a shy, unassuming girl who loved nature, books, and writing. She grew up to be one of the 20th century’s strongest champions of the

Rachel Carson

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Jim Lovell

Jim Lovell is a former NASA astronaut. He is also a retired U.S. Naval Captain. He was a test pilot before joining NASA in 1962. He flew into space four times in the Gemini and

Jim Lovell

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John Muir

Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul. John Muir was a brilliant inventor and scholar, but that’s not what he’s remembered for. He’s remembered for his deep love for the natural world and...

John Muir

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Michael Jordan

Michael Jordan is an American former basketball player and also the first athlete in history to become a billionaire. His complete name is Michael Jeffrey Jordan and is famously known as MJ. He was born on February 17th 1963 in Brooklyn, New York. He started playing baseball, basketball and...

Michael Jordan

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Eileen Collins

Eileen Collins is a retired NASA astronaut and she has achieved many firsts in the history of space travel. In 1995, Eileen became the first woman to pilot a space shuttle mission during the Discovery's rendezvous with...

Eileen Collins

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Leo Tolstoy

Leo Tolstoy was a Russian novelist, playwright. He was born on September 9, 1828 in an aristocratic family in Yasnaya Polyana in the Russian Empire. He was the fourth among five children of Count Nikolai Ilyich Tolstoy and Countess Mariya Tolstaya. His birth name was Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy....

Leo Tolstoy

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Democritus Worksheet and Quiz

Democritus is best known for introducing Atomic Theory of the universe. This theory featured tiny particles always in motion interacting through collisions.

Democritus Worksheet and Quiz

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Buzz Aldrin

Buzz Aldrin is one of the first people to walk on the moon. His birth name was Edwin Eugene Aldrin Jr. Buzz was his nickname, but later in 1988 he legally changed his first name to Buzz Aldrin. He was born on January 20,...

Buzz Aldrin

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Enrico Fermi

Enrico Fermi was an American-Italian physicist. He was born on September 29, 1901 in Rome, Italy. He is referred to as the ‘father of the atomic bomb’. He received his early education from a local grammar school and at a young age...

Enrico Fermi

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Charles Darwin Worksheet and Quiz

Charles Darwin was a famous naturalist who is well known for his contributions to the science of evolution. He suggested that animals and humans shared a common ancestry. 

Charles Darwin Worksheet and Quiz

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Ferdinand Magellan Worksheet and Quiz

Ferdinand Magellan was a Portuguese explorer who led the first expedition to sail all the way around the world. He was born to noble parents and he himself became a page in the Royal Court.

Ferdinand Magellan Worksheet and Quiz

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Yuri Gagarin

Russian Cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin became the first person in space on April 12, 1961. His flight lasted just under two hours. During this flight, he orbited the earth once on the  Vostok 1 spacecraft. This

Yuri Gagarin

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Sylvia Earle Worksheet and Quiz

Sylvia Earle is a former chief scientist of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. She is an award-winning oceanographer who became a National Geographic explorer-in-residence in 1998.

Sylvia Earle Worksheet and Quiz

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George Washington Worksheet and Quiz

George Washington was the first American President. He is the only Unanimously Elected President. He was born on February 22, 1732. At that time, Virginia colonies used the old style Julian calendar.

George Washington Worksheet and Quiz

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Julius Caesar Worksheet and Quiz

Julius Caesar was a victorious general, popular political leader and prolific author. He was never an Emperor of Rome. His full name was Gaius Julius Caesar.

Julius Caesar Worksheet and Quiz

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Henry Hudson Worksheet and Quiz

Henry Hudson was an English explorer. He wanted to find a northern passage to India. He made two unsuccessful sailing voyages in search of an ice-free passage to Asia.

Henry Hudson Worksheet and Quiz

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