Celebrate Hispanic Heritage month with September 16th: Mexican Independence Day, presented by Infotopia. Mexico celebrates its independence from Spain every year on September 16th. Father Hidalgo y Costilla began the Mexican War for Independence with his "Grito de Dolores". September 16th is Mexico's most important holiday and is celebrated with fiestas, festivals, and fireworks.
Texas Indians-The Alabama-Coushatta, presented by Infotopia. Learn about the history and culture of the Alabama-Coushatta Indians of Texas in this continuing series on Texas Indians for 4th grade or 7th grade, or anyone who wants to learn about Texas history. Check out http://www.infotopia.info/texas_history.html for more information on Texas history. Be sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel for more fun, educational videos.
Quiz Yourself: Texas History Heroes. Take a quiz to see if you can identify thirteen heroes from Texas history, including David Crockett, Mirabeau B. Lamar, Stephen F. Austin, Sam Houston, Ben Milam, James Fannin, James Bowie, Susanna Dickinson, William B. Travis, Jose Antonio Navarro, Jane Long, Juan Seguin, and Lorenzo de Zavala. Perfect for 4th or 7th grade students or anyone interested in Texas history. Be sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel for more fun, educational videos.
Kidtopia.info is a perfect search engine for children in grades K-3. They learn to do simple research, or just browse through age appropriate topics. Find stories, videos, pictures, homework help, and more on Kidtopia.info
What are Primary Sources? Go on a time travel adventure to explore history and discover at least ten types of primary sources. Perfect for elementary or middle school social studies/history classes, students will understand the concept of a primary source by the end. Go to www.infotopia.info/primary_sources.html for primary source web sites. Part II will explore questions about Primary Sources.
Learn about the eight phases of the moon in the newest YouTube video from InfotopiaWorld. http://youtu.be/7X4hj0e1NY0 We create and upload a new video every week or two. Send us your subject recommendations! Subscribe to our YouTube channel at http://www.youtube.com/infotopiaworld