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Project: Create a Calendar on ShenTRAC

Images for Calendar

Marketplace Images
http://www.openair.org/opair/mpimage.html
(over 100 images)—pictures to use in the calendars

Clip Art for Valentine

Today's Date in History

Anyday Today-in-History
http://www.scopesys.com/anyday/
Historic Events & Birthdates that occurred on a SELECTED day of the year. The student may select the day. There is a great deal of material here. The teacher may want to select material from this site.

Today's Calendar and Clock Page
http://www.ecben.net/calendar.shtml
—all the information you could want on today’s date.

This Day in History
http://www.historychannel.com/today/
Information on "this date in history" created by the History Channel. Audio tapes of the events are also available.

Teacher's Resources

KIDPROJ's Multi-Cultural Calendar
http://www.kidlink.org:80/KIDPROJ/MCC/
This site contains a Multi-Cultural Calendar indexed by month, holiday, country, and author.  One can also do a keyword search. There is also information on connecting the calendar with your curriculum.

The Calendar Zone
http://www.calendarzone.com/
Calendarzone is a gateway to tons of information on different calendars: cultural, holidays, historical, traditional and many more.

A Walk Though Time
http://physics.nist.gov/GenInt/Time/early.html
This site has a section on ancient calendars.

The Maya Calendar
http://www.astro.uva.nl/michielb/maya/calendar.html
...information on the Maya Calendar.

How Many Days in A Year?
http://pumas.jpl.nasa.gov/PDF_Examples/04_21_97_1.pdf

Making Months
http://pumas.jpl.nasa.gov/PDF_Examples/04_29_97_1.pdf

Calendars and their History
http://astro.nmsu.edu/~lhuber/leaphist.html
A write up of the history of Calendars.

Royal Greenwich Observatory Information Leaflet's

The Julian and Gregoiran Calendars
http://www.hermetic.ch/cal_stud/cal_art.html
Information on these two calendars,  the true length of the Tropical Year and more.

Numbers
http://richardphillips.org.uk/number/
Fun and interesting facts about the numbers for the day’s dates.

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