US Parents: Download free inspiration-themed activity guide from USA TODAY, Smithsonian
Florida State softball's miraculous run continues to WCWS finals with another win against Alabama
The Seminoles will play for their second NCAA Championship in four years starting Tuesday against No. 1 Oklahoma.The final hurdle, a second consecutive game against No. 3 Alabama Monday night, looked like no problem when the Seminoles jumped out to an 8-0 lead in the third inning.
USA TODAY and the Smithsonian Institution have partnered to create a free learning guide packed full of games, quizzes and activities alongside features about the national museum's collection.
Thousands of copies have been distributed to students ages 6-14 who may have limited access to online learning tools, but an electronic version is downloadable and available for all on the Smithsonian's website.
Around the country, copies were distributed to Boys & Girls Clubs, public libraries and other nonprofits that promote literacy and learning skills for young students, many in rural areas with limited connectivity.
Opinion: The NFL needs to use Juneteenth to examine its race-norming past
The NFL celebrates Juneteenth but the league should do is use this day to reflect on why it used race-norming against its Black players.In a memo to all teams that was destined to be leaked to the media, Goodell, in part, wrote: "This year, as we work together as a family and in our communities to combat the racial injustices that remain deeply rooted into the fabric of our society, the NFL will observe Juneteenth on Friday, June 19th as a recognized holiday and our league offices will be closed. It is a day to reflect on our past, but more importantly, consider how each one of us can continue to show up and band together to work toward a better future.
Some examples of the inspiration-themed interactive and educational features:
- Alongside the story of artist Chiura Obata, interned along with thousands of other Japanese Americans during World War II, students are asked to talk about how art gives them hope.
- Learners examine how nature's patterns in plants are mimicked by human engineering – and then collect and document the plants in their own backyards.
- Read about and be inspired by typical teenagers doing extraordinary things. For instance, did you know a North Carolina teen holds a patent for a piece of equipment that firefighters around the country use for rescues?
Habla español? About 25 percent of the features are in Spanish. English readers who want to speak Spanish can learn from those pages, as well.
Download a copy of the section from the Smithsonian at.
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