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The glacier, the largest of its kind in the Alps, is actually four smaller glaciers put together. The glacier has been retreating, which alarms many scientists. Current estimates are that the glacier is shedding a significant part of its ice every year. Scientists have warned that the glacial expanse, the largest in western Europe, could disappear without a trace by Melting glaciers contribute to a rise in sea level, which could threaten coastal cities and settlements around the world.
Glacier melt happens naturally, but the global warming accelerated by the increase in greenhouse gas emissions since the advent of the Industrial Revolution has accelerated the rate of the melt. The postcard was made up todrawings and messages done by children around the world.
Together, the drawings and messages measure 26, square feet. The messages had to do with global warming and climate change. The entirety of the drawings and messages also spelled out a message when seen from the air: The statue is known as Hoa Hakananai'a, which translates from the island's native peoples' language into English as "lost or stolen Social studies paper.
The queen regifted the statues to the British Museum. Benedicto Tuki, a sculptor from the island, which the local people say is Rapa Nui, has made an offer of an exact replica to replace the one currently in the British Museum. Among the 70 other world leaders present: President Donald Trump U.
Also part of the commemoration were the reading by children of letters by soldiers—British, French, and German—during the war and a performance by renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma. Silence reigned for two minutes at 11 o'clock, the exact time years earlier that the war had stopped.
A lit beacon at Westminster Abbey and more than 1, others around the country symbolized the end of the darkness of war. NearlyBritish soldiers died during the war. At the Cenotaph, Prince Charles a laid a wreath and 10, people including relatives of those lost in the war marched past.
Ceremonies in other countries also marked the loss of lives of their veterans. Macron, Merkel Revisit Armistice Rail Car November 11, The leaders of France and Germany were on opposite sides of an armistice in ; inthe new leaders of those two countries held hands and rested their heads together at a ceremony to mark the centenary of the peace.
They inspected troops who were drawn up and at attention but there to pay respect to their fallen comrades of a century before. The troops, in fact, were both French and German.
Unveiled at the ceremony was a plaque that honored the reconciliation and good relations now enjoyed by the two countries, who have so often battled each other in the past few centuries. Also significantly, found for the first time were mummies of scarabs.
The statues and mummies resided in a 4,year-old tomb at Saqqara, a large burial ground that served the ancient capital of Memphis. Mostafa Waziri, secretary general of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, said that the team of archaeologists found seven sarcophagi at the King Userkaf pyramid complex.
Three sarcophagi held the mummified remains of cats, which are known to have been revered by the ancient Egyptians, both in life and in the afterlife. One of the statues was of bronze and was dedicated to the cat goddess Bastet.Paris Ceremony Commemorates Armistice Day Centenary November 11, Leaders from several of the world's leading nations gathered at the Arc de Triomphe in Paris to commemorate the end of World War I, years later.
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September/October SSYL This fall issue of Social Studies and the Young Learner includes an amazing variety of high-quality articles for elementary educators. The Mission of the Georgia Council for the Social Studies is to advocate for, support, and celebrate the advancement of quality social studies teaching for Georgia students.
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