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May 24th Special Days - Featuring 28+ Telegraph Freebies!

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Wednesday, May 24, 2023 | 0 comments
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Image: As Easy as Morse: Memorize the Morse Code using Fun Illustrations | Paperback: 43 pages | by Sanyukta Bhatnagar (Author, Illustrator), Shikhar Bhatnagar (Editor). Publisher: Independently published (February 7, 2017)
As Easy as Morse
May 24th is... Morse Code Day/First Telegraph Message Transmitted (1844), Aviation Maintenance Technician Day/AMT Day, Brother's Day, Gabriel Daniel Fahrenheit's Birthday (1686), International Tiara Day, Asparagus Day, National Escargot Day, Yucatan Shrimp Day, National Scavenger Hunt Day, International Women's Day for Peace and Disarmament, World Schizophrenia Awareness Day, Pansexual and Panromantic Awareness and Visibility Day, Blink 182 Day, Mary Had a Little Lamb Published (1830), European Day of Parks, Anniversary of the Judgement of Paris, National Wyoming Day, La Fete des Saintes Maries (France), Independence Day (Eritrea), National Schizophrenia and Psychosis Awareness Day (Canada), Empire Day (Canada), St. Sara's Day

PLUS - interesting books to read and free printables, papercrafts, recipes, crafts, activities, and coloring pages.

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Image: The Victorian Internet: The Remarkable Story of the Telegraph and the Nineteenth Century's On-line Pioneers Second Edition, Revised Edition | Paperback: 256 pages | by Tom Standage (Author). Publisher: Bloomsbury USA; Second Edition, Revised edition (February 25, 2014)Morse Code Day/First Telegraph Message Transmitted (1844)
-- Samuel Morse was the inventor of the telegraph. He built his first apparatus in 1835. The first telegraph message was:
.-- .... .- - .... .- - .... --. --- -.. .-- .-. --- ..- --. ....
- transmitted by Morse from Washington to Baltimore on May 24, 1844, and read What hath God wrought?

Read: The Victorian Internet: The Remarkable Story of the Telegraph and the Nineteenth Century's On-line Pioneers, by Tom Standage
-- Tells the colorful story of the telegraph's creation and remarkable impact, and of the visionaries, oddballs, and eccentrics who pioneered it, from the eighteenth-century French scientist Jean-Antoine Nollet to Samuel F. B. Morse and Thomas Edison. The electric telegraph nullified distance and shrank the world quicker and further than ever before or since, and its story mirrors and predicts that of the Internet in numerous ways.

Image: The Telegraph: A History of Morse's Invention and Its Predecessors in the United States | Paperback: 192 pages | by Lewis Coe (Author). Publisher: McFarland and Company (November 26, 2003)The Telegraph: A History of Morse's Invention and Its Predecessors in the United States -- Samuel F.B. Morse's invention of the telegraph marked a new era in communication. For the first time, people were able to communicate quickly from great distances. The genesis of Morse's invention is covered in detail, starting in 1832, along with the establishment of the first transcontinental telegraph line in the United States and the dramatic effect the device had on the Civil War. The Morse telegraph that served the world for over 100 years is explained in clear terms. Also examined are recent advances in telegraph technology and its continued impact on communication.

Image: Telegraph Straight Key with Wood Base | features a Morse Code straight key on a non-skid, beautifully stained wood baseTelegraph Straight Key with Wood Base -- features a Morse Code straight key on a non-skid, beautifully stained wood base. It has a steel base under the bottom so it stays put on the table and doesn't move around while you are sending! Lets you send code at home, work, riding in your car -- practically anywhere -- because it's so easy to take it wherever you go!

Samuel Morse Coloring and Activity Books

Image: Samuel Morse and the Telegraph | Audible Audiobook – Abridged | by David Seidman (Author), Inc. Capstone Publishers (Publisher)
Samuel Morse and the Telegraph
Amazon Freebies:

•-••-• Free Samuel Morse ebooks. No Kindle? Download a FREE Kindle Reading App

•-••-• Read Samuel Morse ebooks for free with a Free Trial of Kindle Unlimited

•-••-• Free Samuel Morse apps

•-••-• Free Samuel Morse game apps

•-••-• Listen to Samuel Morse Digital Music with a Free Trial of Amazon Music Unlimited

•-••-• Watch Morse Code Videos for Free with a Free Trial of Amazon Prime

•-••-• Listen to Samuel Morse Audible books with Amazon Audible, and Get Two Free Audiobooks

•-••-• Free Alexa Skills | Samuel Morse

Morse Code Crafts:

•-••-• Morse Code Beaded Bracelets DIY

•-••-• Morse Code with a Twist - The Dump

•-••-• Morse Code Bible Verse Bracelet

•-••-• Morse Code Bracelets

Free Printables, Coloring Pages, and Crafts:

•-••-• Morse and the Telegraph {Free Unit}

•-••-• FREE 7+ Sample Morse Code Chart Templates in PDF

•-••-• Morse Code Key | STEM

•-••-• Samuel Morse Coloring Page

•-••-• Create a Morse Code Device

•-••-• Morse Code Worksheet - Write a message using Morse Code.

•-••-• Codes, Decoding, and Secret Messages

•-••-• Morse Code Translator

•-••-• Morse code with emojis: Encode and decode online — Cryptii

•-••-• Free Morse Printables and Worksheets

•-••-• Morse Code Message Coloring Page | crayola.com

•-••-• Student Communication Page - Governors State University

•-••-• Morse Code and Phonetic Alphabet Page

•-••-• Four Cipher Codes to use when creating Secret Messages

•-••-• Morse Code Worksheet - Dearborn High School

•-••-• DIY Morse Code Bracelet

•-••-• Morse Code Biscuits

•-••-• Online Morse Code Generator

•-••-• DIY Telegraph

•-••-• How to Make a Simple Telegraph Set

Image: Fahrenheit, Celsius, and Their Temperature Scales (Eureka!) | Library Binding: 24 pages | by Yoming S Lin (Author). Publisher: Powerkids Pr; 1 edition (August 15, 2011)
Fahrenheit, Celsius, and
Their Temperature Scales
Gabriel Daniel Fahrenheit's Birthday (1686)
-- Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit (born May 24, 1686 – died September 16, 1736) was a physicist, engineer, and glass blower best known for inventing the alcohol thermometer (1709) and the mercury thermometer (1714), and for developing a temperature scale named after him.

🌡️ Gabriel Daniel Fahrenheit Coloring Page

🌡️ Printable Celsius and Fahrenheit Conversion Chart

🌡️ Temperature Worksheets, Lessons, and Printables

🌡️ How to Make a Thermometer for Kids

Image: Are You a Snail? (Backyard Books) | Paperback: 31 pages | by Judy Allen (Author), Tudor Humphries (Illustrator). Publisher: Kingfisher; Reprint edition (May 16, 2003)
Are You a Snail?
National Escargot Day
-- Escargot is a tasty appetizer made with land snails cooked in butter or wine. While the dish most likely originated in Ancient Roman times, escargot is usually associated with French cuisine. In fact, the French consume around 40,000 metric tons of snails each year!

🐌 Snail Coloring Pages

🐌 Heart Snail Paper Craft

🐌 Snails Coloring Pages

🐌 Snail Theme - Preschool Activities and Crafts

🐌 Gary the Snail Papercraft

Image: Mary Had a Little Lamb | Board book: 28 pages | by Sarah Josepha Hale (Author), Tomie dePaola (Illustrator). Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers (January 26, 2004)

Mary Had a Little Lamb
Mary Had a Little Lamb Published (1830)
-- The nursery rhyme was first published (as opposed to written) by the Boston publishing firm Marsh, Capen, and Lyon, as an original poem by Sarah Josepha Hale on May 24, 1830, and was inspired by an actual incident. As a girl, Mary Sawyer kept a pet lamb, which she took to school one day at the suggestion of her brother. A commotion naturally ensued.

🐑 Mary Had a Little Lamb Printables and Activities

🐑 Mary Had A Little Lamb - Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities

🐑 DLTK Lamb crafts

🐑 DLTK Schoolhouse Paper Craft

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