Franklin Pierce and Fibonacci Sequence - November 23

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Wednesday, November 23, 2022

Today is Doctor Who Day, Fibonacci Day, National Cashew Day, National Jukebox Day, and National Espresso Day.

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Today's Theme: Franklin Pierce and Fibonacci Sequence 




  • Foreigner - Juke Box Hero - LISTEN
  • Alan Jackson - Don't Rock the Jukebox - LISTEN
  • Joan Jett - I Love Rock and Roll - LISTEN
  • Billy Joel - The Ballad of Billy the Kid - LISTEN
  • Chris LeDoux - Billy the Kid - LISTEN
  • Miley Cyrus - Jolene - LISTEN
  • Harpo Marx - A Night in Casablanca - Franz Liszt, Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 - LISTEN

THEME:  Franklin Pierce

  • Grades 4-12 - PBS LearningMedia -  60-Second Presidents - Franklin Pierce (1:16) - VIEW, READ, DO
  • Grades 6-12 - National Park Service - Franklin Pierce Homestead - READ
  • Grade 6-12 - The White House - Franklin Pierce - READ
  • Grades 7-12 - Smithsonian - National Portrait Gallery - Knowing the Presidents: Franklin Pierce - READ and VIEW
  • Grades 7-12 - The Washington Post - Presidential Podcast - Franklin Pierce: Rolling off the Tracks (31:00) - LISTEN
  • Grades 7-12 - C-SPAN - Life Portrait of Franklin Pierce (2:11:09) - VIEW
  • Grades 9-12 - Library of Congress - Franklin Pierce Resource Guide - READ
  • Grades 9-12 - PBS LearningMedia - American Experience - Franklin Pierce Biography - READ
  • Grades 9-12 - University of Virginia Miller Center - Franklin Pierce Collection - VIEW and READ

THEME: Fibonacci Sequence 

  • Grades 6-12 - PBS LearningMedia - Fibonacci Sequence (1:24) - VIEW, READ, DO
  • Grades 6-12 - PBS LearningMedia  - Nova - Pi and the Fibonacci Sequence (5:34) -VIEW and DO
  • Grades 6-12 - PBS LearningMedia - Sound Field - Music from the Golden Ratio and Fibonacci Sequence (10:00) - VIEW, READ, DO


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Wednesday, 11/23 from 8-9 pm NHPBS
Explore the mysteries of King Tut's life and burial on the centennial of his tomb's opening. Egyptian archeologist Dr. Yasmin El Shazly and Mahmoud Rashad meet with historians and scientists to inspect historical inconsistencies. TUTANKHAMUN: ALLIES & ENEMIES Streaming Video

Wednesday, 11/23 from 9-10 pm NHPBS
Egyptian Archeologist Dr. Yasmine El-Shazly continues her journey, seeking to answer some of the historical inconsistencies surrounding this great civilization.TUTANKHAMUN: ALLIES & ENEMIES Streaming Video

SECRETS OF THE DEAD - Egypt's Darkest Hour
Wednesday, 11/23 from 10-11 pm NHPBS
Follow a team of archaeologists as they examine a rare mass grave dating to the collapse of ancient Egypt's Old Kingdom when political infighting and a changing climate brought down a dynasty in a moment of crisis and catastrophe. SECRETS OF THE DEAD Streaming Video

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Wednesday, 11/23 from 2-3 pm NH WORLD
What led approximately 600-plus volunteer soldiers to attack a peaceful settlement of Cheyenne and Arapaho Indians in the Southeastern Colorado Territory? On November 29, 1864, Colonel John Chivington led an unprovoked attack that resulted in the deaths of more than 150 women, children, and the elderly.

Wednesday, 11/23 from 3-4 pm NH WORLD
For the Navajo and Hopi, running is much more than a sport, it is woven into the cultural fabric of their lives. Encouraged by their elders, many Navajos and Hopis begin running at an early age - to greet the morning sun, to prepare for a ceremony, or simply to challenge themselves in the vast, southwestern landscape. RACING THE REZ Streaming Video

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