December 23, 2021

Today’s Events & Happenings in History

December 23, 1986:
The Rutan Model 76 Voyager became the first aircraft to fly non-stop around the world. It took over 9 days!

For more: Draw or write about a new design for an airplane! What would be different about it? How far could it fly?

Word of the Day

Parched: to be extremely thirsty, typically on a hot day.

For more: Use “parched” in a paragraph.

Would You Rather?

Would you rather be a fish or a bird?

Optional: find a partner who has an opposing point of view and discuss!

Math Problem of the Day

There are 24 students in a classroom. Eight of them wear glasses. What fraction of the students wear glasses?