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SOCIAL SCIENCES

This is a course outline for Women's Studies.

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This paragraph gives a short description of Louis Braille's life and his accomplishments.

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This resource describes the life and accomplishments of Louis Pasteur.

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This lesson plan teaches students about Marco Polo.

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This reading provides an overview of Homer's Odyssey in the context of ancient Greek literature.

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This resource describes the evolution of computing from abacus to the present day.

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This resource describes how basketball was invented in 1891 by James Naismith, a Canadian physical education student. Comprehension questions follow the reading.

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This resource describes the life of Helen Keller, a young girl who was blind and deaf and went on to become a great humanitarian of the 20th century. Comprehension questions follow the reading. 

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This resource describes the discovery of copper, it's special properties, and how it has been used over the centuries. It also describes copper compounds.

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This reading describes the life of Amelia Earhart, the first female pilot to fly across the Atlantic Ocean.

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"Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel." ~ Socrates
"If your tree brings the fruit of knowledge / it shall bring the sky down to the earth” - Nasir Khusraw (1004 – 1088 AD)
The great aim of education is not knowledge but action. -- Herbert Spencer
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave. -- Hadith
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires. ― William Arthur Ward
Asking good questions is half of learning. -- Sufi saying
Those who educate children well are more to be honored than they who produce them; for these only gave them life, those the art of living well. ― Aristotle
Enlightenment must come little by little-otherwise it would overwhelm. -- Idries Shah
We were scared. But school was where we wanted to be. -- Shabana Basij-Rasikh, Afghan education activist
Seeking knowledge is obligatory upon every Muslim, male and female. -- Hadith
Education is a living treasure for all humankind. ~ Ehsan Ullah, Founder, Kandahar Institute of Modern Studies
I have always imagined that paradise will be a kind of library. ~ Jorge Luis Borges
A teacher is a candle that burns to enlighten others. ~ Afghan proverb
There is a path to the top of the highest mountain. ~ Afghan proverb
Drop by drop a river is made. ~ Afghan proverb
We should all attempt to acquire as much knowledge as possible in order that we may render our services to society in the manner of the women of early Islam. -- Queen Soraya of Afghanistan, 1926
If you learn even one word more than yesterday, you will be totally a different person.