Have you ever heard of Alexander Graham Bell? Most of us should thank him—he made the first practical telephone.
He was born on March 3, 1847, in Edinburgh, Scotland. Bell died on Aug. 2, 1922. He had two brothers and was a parent of four children.
Ever since I was a little girl I have dreamed of becoming a firefighter. My dad has been a firefighter with the Phoenix Fire Department for almost 15 years. He loves his job, and I always have a great time whenever I come to visit him at the station.
Becoming a firefighter is a long process. To get hired, you need to pass a physical, oral and written exam. To pass the physical you need to be in great shape. You also need to become an EMT (Emergency Medical Technician). Even though college isn’t required, it is very helpful.
The Arizona Science Bowl is an exciting STEM competition in Arizona for middle school students. This is a regional event of the National Science Bowl and is sponsored nationwide by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science.
The competition is open to teams from throughout the State of Arizona. Winners of the regional Science Bowl advance to the National Science Bowl in Washington, D.C.
Have you ever wanted to have a houseplant? Gardeners Network named Jan. 10 as Houseplant Appreciation Day.
“We hereby endeavor to make this a very special day for growing, caring for, and loving houseplants. We want to encourage you to grow and keep houseplants, especially in the winter months. They add warmth and a calming effect,” says the network.
Baseball is in the air! Matthew Cole Lujan was born in Stockton, California, on Aug. 23, 1988. He is a pitcher for the Sacramento River Cats, a San Francisco Giants minor league baseball team.
Mattie Lu, as some people like to call him, is also a baseball fundamentals-and baseball specific-speed and strength training coach for budding players in Phoenix, Arizona.
Mattie Lu’s most memorable moment in baseball was when he pitched against the San Francisco Giants, and his most memorable game was when he pitched in Stockton, California, and struck out 13 players.