4Kids: Featured Site of the Month

May 23, 2001

Knights and Fair Maidens

Gallop back in time to Life in the Middle Ages at www.kyrene.k12.az.us / schools / brisas / sunda / ma / mahome.htm. This site was created by Mrs. Sunda's gifted resource class at Kyrene de las Brisas Elementary School in Chandler, Ariz. Learn how to become a knight or find out about the crusades. Check out what people in medieval times ate and what clothes they wore. Then take a trip to castles and cathedrals. Find out about the special role of women in the Middle Ages.

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Kid Quest: When and where did jousting tournaments start?

music Mania

Slide over to Music Notes: An Interactive Online Music experience at http: / / library.thinkquest.org / 15413 / Key in on music theory through scales, chords and dynamics. Check out some cool music styles. Find out about musical careers and instruments. Don't be sharp, don't be flat, just be natural.

Kid Quest: Ragtime, blues and swing are types of what American form of music?


Explore the beginnings of computing at The History of Computers Web site. Press enter at http: / / humlink.humanities.mcmaster.ca / ~dalberto / comweb. htm. Did you know that the ENIAC, the world's first computer, required a power station of its own just to run? Get ready for a fun excursion down this digital memory lane.

Kid Quest: Who invented the "Analytical Engine"?

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