November 8, 2021

Today’s Events & Happenings in History

November 8, 1895
Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen, a German scientist discovered X-rays accidentally in his lab.

For more: Watch this video about X-rays!

Writing Prompt of the Day

What is something you would change about school if you could?

Today’s Awesome Person in History

Helen Keller:
An American author and educator who was both blind and deaf. She was one of the country’s leading humanitarians and co-founded the American Civil Liberties Union.

For more: Learn how Helen Keller could communicate in this video by PBS KIDS.

Math Problem of the Day

Timothy wanted to make pumpkin pie for his family. He could cut each pie into 8 slices but he had 24 people to serve. How many pies does Timothy need to bake?