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by Dr Charles Margerison - Shakespeare , Mozart , Marie Curie , Einstein and Coco Chanel all had one thing in common. They were all amazing people, although all had different areas of interest and skills. These are just a few of over 500 amazing people who I have studied to discover how they developed their talents. As a result, I have derived a number of important points from which we can all learn. The first is that all the amazing people identified what they were good at Then, they concentrated on using their talents to the best of their abilities That meant that they focused their time...
alexander fleming
ALEXANDER FLEMING - AUGUST 6, 1881 : PENICILLIN - The most powerful of all antibiotics. It has changed the face of medicine in a profound way. Discover how a lack of orderliness in his lab, led to Alexander Fleming discovering penicillin. The most powerful of all antibiotics, it has changed the face of medicine in a profound way. His initial work and publications on this started what was to become the development of one of the most important scientific and medical discoveries in history. Where would we be without it today? Receiving the Nobel Prize for Medicine in 1945 Find out more about...
columbus
Activity for Teachers, Parents and Students - What has the iPad got to do with Christopher Columbus? He has come a long way from exploring new territories, not knowing what he may find! Columbus has ventured into a very different 'territory'.....that of the iPad! Almost every household has one (or more) iPads and now they are in our classrooms providing a captivating way for students to learn. Here at Amazing People Education, we are constantly researching and updating our resources to include modern technology, and the growing trend toward more exciting ways to teach and capture the interest...
Activity for Teachers, Parents and Students - PARENTS DAY America celebrates Parents Day on the 4th Sunday in July. Parents have done so much for us, giving us life, nurturing us, advising, teaching, guiding, and have been there through thick and thin. It’s a great opportunity to say thank you. There are many wonderful individuals who have taken on the role of a parent in some way. Thank you to all the 'parents' around the world. In recognition of parents world-wide, we have selected four amazing people whose life stories were inspiring. We can learn so much from these outstanding individuals...
olympic games history
Activity for Teachers, Parents and Students - The first Summer Olympics since the 1936 Games in Berlin, was held 12 years later in July 1948. These Olympics were the first to be broadcast on television and were known as the Games of the XIV Olympiad. There is no event like the Olympic Games. The athletes who compete are amazing in their ability to attain world-class standards and their determination to be the best, as they strive to beat their competitors, defy physical limitations and achieve amazing records on a global stage. How did these athletes reach their full potential to represent...
Activity for Teachers, Parents and Students - What do you know about some of the Amazing Aviators who made great contributions to the world of air travel? William Boeing Amelia Earhart Ferdinand von Zeppelin Jacqueline Auriol All of these aviators had a lot in common.......particularly, COURAGE and PERSISTENCE! Get inside the mind of such brave and courageous adventurers and discover what it was that made them achieve so much during their lifetime. All of these courageous men and women had magnificent dreams. How they turned their ideas into history making endeavours is incredible and...
Tesla Coil
Activity for Teachers, Parents and Students - Who was this amazing man? What were his greatest achievements? Nikola Tesla You switch on the light. Next, you turn on the television. After that you boil some water. All of those activities require electricity. You can do those things thanks to Nikola Tesla. Against the odds, he researched, developed and promoted an innovation in the supply of electricity. Born July 10, 1856, Nikola Tesla was an astounding talented man. He changed the world with his innovations and ideas. Tesla was a talented inventor, electrical and mechanical engineer,...
independence Day, America
Activity for Teachers, Parents and Students - INDEPENDENCE DAY Declaration of Independence - Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson Celebrate Independence Day by honoring Amazing Americans . Meet incredible individuals who contributed to the development of America. There are many amazing founding fathers and mothers that we can research and gain a great perception of how they helped shape America. On Independence Day, we remember and appreciate these inspirational Americans. George Washington Watch our AVATAR video as George Washington talks about the Declaration of Independence...
isambard brunel
by Dr Charles Margerison - During a stroll around Bristol, I turned a corner and before me was a fantastic site. The Clifton Suspension Bridge in Bristol, U.K., defies gravity. It spans 412 metres overall across the Avon Gorge and is 101 metres above the high water level of the river. Competed in 1864, Isambard Kingdom Brunel never saw the completion of his masterpiece. Sadly, he passed away at the age of 53. Today, over 150 years later, more than 8000 cars cross the bridge each day. In his relatively short life, he showed us what achievement means. A visit to the city of Bristol, in the...
problem solving
by Dr Charles Margerison - All problem solving involves the assessment of probabilities. George Cayley was the first person to develop a glider with a pilot in control. Richard Pearse in New Zealand, during 1903, was the first person to fly a powered aeroplane. Just as many other Amazing Aviators did, these amazing men had to assess the probabilities of success and failure. Both flights ended with a crashed landing, but the pilots survived. Today, we demand higher levels of certainty in our probability calculations. I recently asked a person who participates extreme sports such as high...

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