Word of the Day, Web Site of the Day, Number to Know and This Day in History.
Word of the Day
Calamari kah-luh-MAHR-ee (noun) Squid used as food -- www.merriam-webster.com
Web Site of the Day
Energy Kid’s Page
The Energy Information Administration hosts this site, which offers kid-friendly facts about energy use, production, science and how to save. There are quizzes and puzzles, a handy glossary, and a page on famous people in energy.
Number to Know
3: Number of consecutive years the town of Codell, Kan., was hit by a tornado on May 20. The unbelievable coincidences took place in 1916, 1917 and 1918.
This Day in History
May 20, 1932: Amelia Earhart takes off from Newfoundland to begin the world's first solo nonstop flight across the Atlantic Ocean by a female pilot, landing in Ireland the next day.