October 21, 2021

Today’s Events & Happenings in History

October 21, 1854
Florence Nightingale was sent to the Crimean War with 38 other nurses. She became known for making hospitals cleaner and safer.

For more: Watch this video from Watch and Learn to learn more about Florence Nightingale.

Joke of the Day

How does a scientist freshen her breath?

With experi-mints

Would You Rather?

Would you rather live in a treehouse or a castle?

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

Math Problem of the Day

Oliver sorts his Halloween candy into 6 equal groups. If he has 54 pieces of Halloween candy altogether, how many pieces of candy are in each group?