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New York Botanical Garden
When we think of May, we think of flowers. This month, be sure to visit New York's beautiful gardens online. Compare the flowers growing in your own community with the flowers growing there.

Around the World Journal
Take an online expedition around the world. Then, try making a travelogue of your own. Use your imagination to write a fictional story of voyages to exciting places.

The Art of Renaissance Science
How is science an artform? How, particularly, was the science of the Renaissance an artform? Explore the world of science past and bring the ideas to the world of science present. Then, try to imagine the world of science future.

Maxims from Mark Twain
Here at The Franklin Institute, we're pretty familiar with the wise sayings of Ben Franklin. We enjoyed comparing them to the wise sayings of Mark Twain. Then, we tried to think of our own, modern day versions. You can try, too.

National Parent Information Network
The National Parent Information Network (NPIN) attempts to keep parents informed about the latest trends and developments in education. Particular emphasis is placed on current changes that may have an immediate impact. Educators should consider the NPIN's potential for using telecomputing to connect parents with contemporary issues.

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