UFOs, Thurgood Marshall, and the Civil Rights Act of 1964 - July 2

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Saturday, July 2, 2022

Today is World UFO Day, Second Half of the Year Day, World Sports Journalists Day, and I Forgot Day.

July is National Parks & Recreation Month and National Ice Cream Month.

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Songs of the Day
Today's Theme: UFOs, Thurgood Marshall, and the Civil Rights Act of 1964

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SONGS OF THE DAY 

  • Joni Mitchell - Amelia - LISTEN
  • Foo Fighters - My Hero - LISTEN
  • Creedence Clearwater Revival - It Came Out of the Sky - LISTEN
  • Styx - Come Sail Away - LISTEN
  • David Bowie - Starman - LISTEN

THEME: UFOs   

  • Grades PreK-1 - Sesame Street - Martian Radio (2:25) -VIEW
  • Grades 3-12 - NHPBS LearningMedia - Identifying Flying Objects (9:18) - VIEW and DO
  • Grades 7-12 - NHPBS Video - PBS NewsHour - Why the Latest UFO Report is a Turning Point on the Issue (7:57) - VIEW
  • Grades 7-12 - NHPBS Video - PBS NewsHour - UFOs Pose a National Security Risk, US Intel Report Says (5:17) - VIEW

THEME: THURGOOD MARSHALL

  • Grades 3-12 - NHPBS LearningMedia - A More or Less Perfect Union - Brown vs. Board of Education (4:11) - VIEW, READ, DO
  • Grades 3-8 - Learning Cartoon Network - Thurgood Marshall (4:00) - VIEW
  • Grades 6-12 - NHPBS LearningMedia - American Experience - Simple Justice - Marshall's Closing Statement (5:26) - VIEW, READ, DO
  • Grades 6-12 - NHPBS Video - Thurgood Marshall's Fight for Justice as a Young Lawyer (6:03) - VIEW

THEME: CIVIL RIGHTS ACT OF 1964

  • Grades 6-12 - NHPBS LearningMedia - American Experience -1964: "Passage of the Civil Rights Act" (3:22) - VIEW, READ, DO
  • Grades 6-12 - NHPBS LearningMedia - American Experience -1964: "The Importance of the Civil Rights Act" (1:24) - VIEW, READ, DO
  • Grades 6-12 - NHPBS LearningMedia - National Archives - Civil Rights Act (1964) and Resource Materials - READ
  • Grades 6-12 - NHPBS LearningMedia - Project C - The Civil Rights Act (28:47) - VIEW and DO
  • Grades 6-12 - NHPBS LearningMedia - Project C - The Civil Rights Act of 1964 (2:46) - VIEW and DO


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