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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...
A beast or not a beast? A Dutchman, Anton Van Leeuwanhock , was probably the first person to see the beasts, about 1660, but he did not perceive their significance. He had developed a powerful microscope. Other people then created better ones. They also saw the beasts, but could not see perceive their significance. A hundred years later, Dr Louis Pasteur looked at the small organisms through his microscope, and made a sensational diagnosis. He proclaimed that the organisms were bacteria and responsible for contagion and the spreading of disease. Of course, many so called experts said that...
by Dr Charles Margerison Founder - Amazing People Learning At the recent World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology Conference, held in Paris, Dr Charles Margerison was a leading speaker on How to Apply Psychology in Problem Solving. Edison, Einstein, and Marie Curie were all amazing achievers. The one thing that they had in common was their extraordinary problem solving abilitity. In his speech, Dr Margerison outlined that he had studied the lives of over 500 amazing people, including Aristotle, Da Vinci, Helen Keller and Dr Elizabeth Blackwell. They all converted their...
On-line libraries are proving to be very popular in schools, businesses and in our homes, around the globe. With so much information readily available at your fingertips, it is no wonder the growing trend when researching is to source on-line libraries. Just a quick click, and you're away..... Amazing People Library is one of the largest digital story collections offered. There are hundreds of inspirational stories about the world’s most amazing people, from Shakespeare to Coco Chanel, Michelangelo to Louis Armstrong. The books are organized into categories including artists, scientists,...
Activity for Teachers, Parents and Students - HENRY FORD One of America's formidable business successes. In July 2005, the last Ford Thunderbird rolled off the assembly line. There are many models still around today and the legacy of Henry Ford and his highly successful business still lives on. Born on a farm, Henry’s journey took him to Detroit, where he built the first mass-produced vehicles - the Model T, the Model A and the system of ’Fordism’. ie the introduction of the assembly line. He was an entrepreneur and an outstanding business man with a global vision. Henry Ford was committed to...
Amazing Americans – Interviews with George Washington and Abraham Lincoln By Dr. Charles Margerison What would you ask the first American President, George Washington , if you met him? Also, what would you say to Abraham Lincoln ? Dr Charles Margerison is a psychologist by profession and he studies the lives of amazing people. For example, he has done that by setting up a virtual meeting with George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. "I was impressed with the speeches that Lincoln made. He had a strong command of words. Therefore, I thought it would be interesting to write up what he could have...

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