Learn about the history of the US Constitution with iMindsJNR audio-learning series for younger minds. The United States Constitution is the highest law in the United States of America. All other laws made in the country come from the Constitution. The Constitution outlines and shows how the government of the United States should work. It is the oldest and yet shortest Constitution still in use in any major independent country.
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Learn about the Renaissance period with iMindsJNR audio learning series for younger minds. The word "Renaissance" means "rebirth" in French. It was first used by French historian Jules Michelet in 1858 to refer to a "movement" that took place between about the 13th and 16th centuries . This movement describes the transition from medieval to modern Europe.
Learn about the great rivers of the World with the iMindsJNR audio-learning series for younger minds. Can you guess which is the world's longest river? According to most scientists, it is the Nile, which passes through several African countries, and is 6,695 kilometers long. Some scientists have recently argued that the Amazon in South America is in fact longer. It all depends on where you start your measurements!
Learn about the history and geography of China with iMinds. China is a fascinating country where mountains tower over vast plains, deserts collide with lush farmlands, and ancient cultures mix with modern cities. So, if you went to China, where would you start? Well, you might want to pack a big bag because China is actually the 3rd largest country in the world!
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Learn about the history of the U.S. Civil War with the iMinds JNR audio-learning series for younger minds. A civil war is a war where the two opposing sides come from the same country. It is a war that occurs within a single nation. The U.S. Civil War was waged from 1861 to 1865 and was fought between the Northern states (making up the Union) and eleven Southern states (the Confederacy). A major cause of the U.S. Civil War was the North's condemnation of slavery.
You may have asked yourself before now: if plants are alive, why don't they eat? The answer is they do eat, but not in the same way as humans and animals. Green plants, algae, and some bacteria are able to use energy from the sun as a kind of food that enables them to live and grow. The complicated process by which this happens is called photosynthesis.
Learn about the development of photography with iMindsJNR audio-learning series for younger minds. Before the photograph was invented, the best way to capture an image was by painting it. You can imagine how long that would take! In 1990, Kodak unveiled the first widely available digital camera. These days, through many advances in technology, we can store hundreds of images on a single camera, ready to print or upload onto a computer whenever we like. But how did we get from paintings to digital photography?
Learn about the history of Bank Notes with iMindsJNR audio learning series for younger minds. When you think of money, the first image that comes into your head is probably a bank note. We all know what they look like and how you can use them. Bank notes are such a large part of our lives that it is hard to imagine how the world would work without them. That's why it may surprise you to learn that the bank notes we know today are a relatively recent form of money.
Learn about the theory of Evolution with iMindsJNR audio learning series for younger minds. Evolution is a theory which explains how life on earth developed. At its heart, it proposes that all species, including human beings, are formed by way of a gradual process of mutation from other species. According to this theory, humans are related to gorillas and reptiles because they share common ancestors.
Learn about the life and inventions of Thomas Edison with the iMindsJNR audio-learning series for younger minds. Imagine a world where you couldn't phone your friends, listen to music, or watch movies. This was the world before Thomas Edison's inventions. Edison is one of the greatest inventors in history. He was born in Ohio in 1847, the youngest of seven children. By the time he died in 1931, aged 84, the world had benefited from so many of his inventions that now make our lives easier and more enjoyable.
Learn about the Cold War with iMindsJNR audio-learning series for younger minds. For nearly half of the 20th century, the two most powerful countries in the world were also two great enemies.The Cold War was a time of great tension between the United States and the Soviet Union, led by Russia. It lasted from the end of World War II in 1945 until about 1991. Russia was a communist country, and the U.S. was the largest capitalist country in the world. Their different ideas of government caused them to be extreme enemies.
Learn about the life and times of John F. Kennedy with iMindsJNR audio-learning series for younger minds. John Fitzgerald Kennedy, or JFK, was president of the United States of America from 1961 to 1963. From his unlikely rise to power at the age of 43 to his dramatic death at the hand of an assassin, his presidency marked a transformative and tumultuous period in American history.
Kennedy was America's first Catholic president.
A fantastic collection of farmyard stories for kids, including 'The Ugly Duckling' by Hans Christian Andersen. The stories are packed full of quacking ducks, baaing sheep, laughing kookaburras, warbling magpies and cute chooks.