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Know Your History is a history podcast for kids about notable people and events from the past. We want to help kids build their background knowledge so that they can make more connections and engage in their world.

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Know Your History is a history podcast for kids about notable people and events from the past. We want to help kids build their background knowledge so that they can make more connections and engage in their world.

    Marie Curie

    Marie Curie

    Marie Curie was a brilliant scientist who overcame great obstacles in her pursuit of knowledge. Her research led her to new discoveries in Physics and Chemistry that have had a huge impact on the world.

    • 25 min
    Apollo 11

    Apollo 11

    In 1969, the United States of America successfully sent the first men to the moon in the Apollo 11 Spacecraft. Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin were the first people to walk on the lunar surface. They left earth in a craft that was as big as a skyscraper and returned 10 days later in just a section of it about as big as a family van. Listen along to learn more about this incredible event!

    • 24 min
    Helen Keller and Anne Sullivan

    Helen Keller and Anne Sullivan

    Helen Keller was left blind and deaf after a childhood illness. She was taught to communicate by her teacher, Anne Sullivan. Together, they showed the world that people with physical disabilities can accomplish great things.

    • 26 min
    Jane Goodall

    Jane Goodall

    Doctor Jane Goodall is a world renowned primatologist known for her groundbreaking research of wild chimpanzees in Tanzania. She is also an activist, touring the world to inspire others to help protect the chimpanzees, and to take efforts to conserve the natural world.

    • 23 min
    The Gettysburg Address

    The Gettysburg Address

    During the American Civil War, a great battle was fought near the town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. The Gettysburg Address is a short speech that President Abraham Lincoln gave at a ceremony to dedicate a graveyard for Union soldiers who died in that battle. Join us to learn more about this historic event!

    • 17 min
    Harriet Tubman

    Harriet Tubman

    Harriet Tubman was the courageous woman who escaped from slavery and then returned to the dangerous South again and again to lead others to freedom also. Her name is famously linked with the Underground Railroad, a network of kind people who helped escaping slaves on their path to freedom. Join us to learn more about this historic woman!

    • 18 min

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