Name: Supersaurus (Greek for "super lizard"); pronounced SOUP-er-SORE-us Habitat: Woodlands of North America Historical Period: Late Jurassic (155-145 million years ago) Size and Weight: Over 100 feet long and up to 40 tons Diet: Plants Distinguishing Characteristics: Extremely long neck and tail; small head; quadrupedal posture About Supersaurus In most ways, Supersaurus was a typical sauropod of the late Jurassic period, with its exceedingly long neck and tail, bulky body, and comparatively small head (and brain).
Use pennies, nails, and a few simple household ingredients to explore some of the properties of metals: Materials Needed 20-30 dull pennies 1/4 cup white vinegar (dilute acetic acid) 1 teaspoon salt (NaCl) 1 shallow, clear glass or plastic bowl (not metal) 1-2 clean steel screws or nails water measuring spoons paper towels Shiny Clean Pennies Pour the salt and vinegar into the bowl.
Battle of Flodden - Conflict & Date: The Battle of Flodden was fought September 9, 1513, during the War of the League of Cambrai (1508-1516). Battle of Flodden - Armies & Commanders: Scotland King James IV 34,000 men England Thomas Howard, Earl of Surrey 26,000 men Battle of Flodden - Background: Seeking to honor the Auld Alliance with France, King James IV of Scotland declared war on England in 1513.
Man and Superman by George Bernard Shaw is a remarkably long yet fascinating comedy. Running about four hours, it is not nearly as popular as Shaw's romantic-comedy Pygmalion. Yet, Man and Superman is my personal favorite of Shaw's vast body of work. Although it was written over one hundred years ago, the play offers a great deal of insight into the thoughts of men and women.
Mary Higgins Clark began writing short stories as a way to supplement her family's income. After her husband died in 1964, she wrote radio scripts until her agent persuaded her to try to write a novel. When her first novel-a fictional biography of George Washington-didn't sell well, she turned to writing mystery and suspense novels.
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