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Battle of Gettysburg

Posted on Tuesday June 30, 2020

Often described as the Civil War’s turning point, the Battle of Gettysburg took place on July 1-3, 1863, in the town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. It was an extremely bloody battle, in the midst of an extremely bloody war. But in […]

Water Cycle

Posted on Tuesday June 23, 2020

A glass of water may not seem very complicated. Yet water can be a fascinating topic, full of opportunities for hands-on learning. Today’s sites include dozens of activities and experiments for the young and curious ready to learn about the […]

Juneteenth

Posted on Tuesday June 16, 2020

Juneteenth (a blend of the words “June” and “nineteenth”) is an annual celebration of June 19, 1865 when Union general Gordon Granger read that all previously enslaved black Texans were free. Although the Civil War had ended two months earlier, […]

BBC Newsround

Changing Faces calls for the way villains look in movies to change

Posted on Monday December 10, 2018

Charity Changing Faces calls for the way villains look in films to change.

World Cup: Which Belgium player should England be worried about?

Posted on Wednesday June 27, 2018

England play their final group match against Belgium, but which star player should England be worried about?

Smoking: Should it be banned at the school gates?

Posted on Wednesday June 27, 2018

A group of school children have had enough of adults smoking near school gates, so they decided to do something about it.

BBC News (UK)

Coronavirus: Arts venues welcome £1.57bn government support

Posted on Sunday July 05, 2020

The money will help protect the UK's theatres, music venues, independent cinemas and heritage sites.

Traineeships to triple as unemployment fears mount

Posted on Sunday July 05, 2020

The government pledges £111m for schemes in England to get young people into work.

Scottish beer gardens reopen after 15 weeks in lockdown

Posted on Sunday July 05, 2020

Business owners have warned their biggest hurdle could be persuading customers that it is safe to go out.