Monthly Archives: September 2014

The Constitution of the United States Quiz

What is the purpose of the Constitution ?

What is the U.S. Constitution ? = The Supreme Law of the United States of America

Who is the Father of the Constitution ? = James Madison

How many articles does it contain ? = 7 articles

When was it signed ? = September 17, 1787

Where did it take place ? = Constitutional Convention, Philadelphia, PA

Why was it created ? = To replace the Articles of Confederation, to limit the power of

the federal government, to protect the rights of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.

The Constitution of United States of America - the oldest written constitution still in use

The Constitution 1787     The Constitution - We the People

James Madison Quotes of the Constitution

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Human Body Systems

How many systems are there in the human body ?

System Main FunctionOrgan in the System

  1. Circulatory – Sends blood around the body – Heart and blood vessels
  2. Digestive – Breaks down food into nutrients – Stomach
  3. Endocrine – Produces hormones – Nearly all organs
  4. Immune – Protects against disease – Skin
  5. Integumentary – Regulates fluid and blood loss – Hair, skin and nails
  6. Lymphatic – Returns fluid to blood – Lymph vessels, spleen, thymus
  7. Muscular – Permits movement of the body – Skeletal muscles, tendons
  8. Nervous – Receives and send messages – Brain and Spinal Cord
  9. Reproductive – Makes offspring – Ovaries / Testes
  10. Respiratory – Takes in oxygen from air – Lungs
  11. Skeletal – Supports body and protects organs – Backbone
  12. Urinary – Controls water balance in the body – Kidney and urinary bladder

Human body systems

Body Systems

11-body-systems

Greek Alphabet

Greek Alphabet

The Greek Alphabet is first written between 1500 and 1200 BC. The Ancient Greeks developed an alphabet for writing.The Greeks learned about writing and the alphabet from the Phoenicians.There are 24 letters in the Greek Alphabet.

Greek Alphabet to English

Hellenic

British History Timeline

 How well do you know British History ?

British History Timeline

The Famous Kings and Queens of England

871-1016 = Alfred the Great, Edward Elder, Athelstan, Edmund I, Edred, Edwy, Edgar, Edward the Martyr, Ethelred.

1016-1135 = Edmund II, Canute, Harold I, Harthacnut, Edward the Confessor, Harold II, William I, William II, Henry I.

1135-1399 = Stephen, Henry II, Richard I, John, Henry III, Edward I, Edward II, Edward III, Richard II.

1399-1553 = Henry IV, Henry V, Henry VI, Edward IV, Edward V, Richard III, Henry VII, Henry VIII, Edward VI.

1553-1727 = Mary I, Elizabeth I, James I, Charles I, Charles II, James II, William III & Mary II, Anne, George I.

1727-1952 = George II, George III, George IV, William IV, Victoria, Edward VII, George V, Edward VIII, Edward VIII, George VI, Elizabeth II.

Henry VIII        Elizabeth I of England

King George VI of England                   Queen Elizabeth II

The Shaping of Britain over 1,500 years

 

Historic Timeline of England

Human Body Elements

What is your body made of ?

Almost 99% of the mass of the human body is made up of six elements :

Oxygen – Carbon – Hydrogen – Nitrogen – Calcium – Phosphorus.

Only about 0.85% is composed of another five elements :

Potassium – Sulfur – Sodium – Chlorine – Magnesium.

All are necessary to life .

Human Body Elements