Clara Barton - May 21

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Sunday, May 21, 2023

Today is American Red Cross Founder's Day, International Tea Day, and National Strawberries and Cream Day.

Today's Birthdays
Songs of the Day
Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month Resource of the Day
Today's Theme: Clara Barton


  • 1881 - The American Red Cross is established by Clara Barton in Washington, D.C.
  • 1927 - Charles Lindbergh touches down at Le Bourget Field in Paris, becoming the first person to fly solo across the Atlantic. 
  • 1932 -  Amelia Earhart lands in a pasture in Derry, Northern Ireland, becoming the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic.



Fats Waller - Ain't Misbehavin' - Stormy Weather - LISTEN

Asian Americans - Voices in Politics

THEME:  Clara Barton

  • Grades K-3 - BrainPOP - Clara Barton Lesson Plan and Activity - DO
  • Grades 4-12 - Clara Barton Birthplace Museum - READ and VIEW
  • Grades 5-12 - National Women's History Museum - Clara Barton - READ
  • Grades 5-12 - National Park Service - Clara Barton's House - Lesson Plan - READ and DO
  • Grades 5-12 - NHPBS Video - The Dig: Civil War Clara Barton (4:00) - VIEW
  • Grades 6-12 - The History Detectives - Clara Barton Lesson (17:31) - VIEW, READ, DO
  • Grades 8-12 - Library of Congress - Clara Barton Papers - READ


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HACKING YOUR MIND - Living On Autopilot
Sunday, 5/21 from 9-10 pm NHPBS EXPLORE
Take a trip around the world to discover how you go through life on auto-pilot, and get an auto-pilot owner's manual. HACKING YOUR MIND Streaming Video

HACKING YOUR MIND - Weapons of Influence
Sunday, 5/21 from 10-11 pm NHPBS EXPLORE
See how politicians, social media companies, and corporate marketers use big data to hack your auto-pilot decision-making system and learn how to defend yourself. HACKING YOUR MIND Streaming Video

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