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October 2014

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1
Chinese National Day
Take a quiz on China's map and flag.
2
Mohandas Gandhi born, 1869
Read about Gandhi and Label a map of India.
3
Unmanned US Viking II landed on Mars and took the first pictures of the surface, 1976
Take a quiz on Mars.

Richard I (the Lion-Hearted) was crowned King of England at Westminster Abbey, 1189
Label the UK.

4
Mexico became a republic (its Constitution was published), 1824
Label a map of Mexico.
5
World Teachers' Day
Write a page on what you would do if you were a teacher.
6
The Ulysses spacecraft, designed to study the poles of the sun, was launched via the space shuttle Discovery, 1990
Read about the Sun, then take a quiz on the Sun.
7
Far Side of the Moon First Observed by Luna 3, 1959
Read about the moon, then take a quiz on the moon.
8
Full Moon
Read about the phases of the moon.

Total Lunar Eclipse
Label a lunar eclipse.

Draconids meteor shower (also tomorrow)
Read about meteors, meteorites, meteoroids, and meteor showers, then take a quiz on them.

R. L. Stine (Goosebumps writer) born, 1943
Write about something that really scared you.

9
World Post Day
Make desk accessories from used stamps.

Leif Erikson Day
Color the flag of Greenland.

Yom Kippur

10
William Lassell discovered Triton, the largest satellite of Neptune, 1846
Read about Neptune, then take a quiz.
11
The Boer War began in South Africa, 1899
Label a map of Africa.
12
Hispanic Day, Spain
Label a map of Spain.

Farmer's Day
Label farm animals in English, in Spanish, or in French.

13
Columbus Day
2nd Mon. in Oct.
Do a craft on Columbus' voyage

Thanksgiving Day (Canada)
2nd Mon. in Oct.
Make a thankful wreath.

Margaret Thatcher (first female Prime Minister of the U.K.) born, 1925
Read about the U.K., then color, read about, and take a quiz on their flag.

14
The Normans, led by William the Conqueror, defeated the English at the Battle of Hastings, 1066
Label a map of the British Isles.
15
National Grouch Day
Write a page on things that bother you the most in life.
16
World Food Day
Draw and write about your favorite food.
17
Mother Theresa awarded Nobel Peace Prize, 1979
Write a page on something nice that you did for someone.
18
Freedom Day, Azerbaijan
Label a map of Azerbaijan.

Puerto Rico Became Part of the U.S., 1898
Color the flag of Puerto Rico and take a quiz on it.

19
Goddard's Vision Day, 1899 (On this day Robert Goddard thought of space travel while in a cherry tree)
Do a cloze activity on Goddard.
20
National Fruit Day
Make 3-D fruit.
21
Orionids meteor shower
Also tomorrow

Read about meteors, meteorites, meteoroids, and meteor showers, then take a quiz on them.
22
First recorded solar eclipse in the history of the world (China, 2136 B.C.)
Read about solar eclipses, then label a solar eclipse diagram.

Daniel Boone born, 1734
Read about Daniel Boone.

23
New Moon
Color the moon (which you can't see tonight).

Partial Solar eclipse
Read about solar eclipses, then label a solar eclipse diagram.

Mole Day
A mole is the amount of substance that contains as many atoms or molecules as there are atoms in 12 g of carbon-12, equal to Avogadro' constant, 6.02 x 1023.

24
United Nations Day
Label a map of the world, marking New York on it.

Antonie van Leeuwenhoek (microbiologist) born, 1632
Label an animal cell.

25
Pablo Picasso born, 1881
Read about Picasso, then color one of his paintings.
26
The Worldwide Red Cross was organized in Geneva, Switzerland, 1863
Print and assemble a skeleton.
27
International School Library Day (4th Monday)
Write a report on a book you've read recently.

Make a Difference Day
Write about what you would do if you were President.

28
Statue of Liberty dedicated, 1886
Color and read about this huge statue.
29
Othniel Marsh (dinosaur hunter) born, 1831
Take a quiz on Stegosaurus, one of the dozens of dinosaurs Marsh named, then take a quiz.
30
John Adams (2nd President of the USA) born, 1735
Do a cloze activity on Adams.
31
Halloween
Make a skeleton decoration.

Nevada became a state, 1864
Read a page on Nevada, then take a quiz.

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