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1 Museum Entrance Welcome to the Lobby Room One Room Two Room Four Room Three Museum of Biographies 2015 Visit the Curator

2 Name of Museum Curator Information Mrs. Barker has been the Media Specialist at River Ridge Elementary since its opening in 1997. She also directs the Morning Show and is the school’s Web Master. Working with the Fourth Grade Students on this Virtual Museum has been a great adventure! Back to Lobby Biography Museum

3 Name of Museum Room 1 Biography Museum

4 Name of Museum Room 2 Biography Museum

5 Name of Museum Room 3 Biography Museum

6 Name of Museum Room 4 Biography Museum

7 Name of Museum River Ridge Elementary School opened our doors to students on August 21, 1997. Our 100,000+ square foot building includes: computer labs, state of the art Media Center, Cafetorium, Gymnasium, Art, and Music rooms. We serve over 700 students ages 3 through 4th grade. Our preschool special education program serves children as young as three years of age. Half-day kindergarten is available for three and four-year-olds. Five-year-old children are served in a full-day kindergarten program. River Ridge Elementary Back to Room 1

8 Name of Museum Albert Einstein was born in 1879 in Urn, Germany. In his early life, he lived in Munich and Millan. His major accomplishment was being a great scientist. He discovered the Theory of Relativity. By Morgan and Abril Albert Einstein Back to Room 1

9 Name of Museum Geronimo was born in 1827. Geronimo had four brothers, four sisters and a dad named Macho. His paternal grandfather, Macho, was a Nandi Apache chief, because he joined his wife’s tribe and thereby lost his right to rule heredity. During the summer of 1858, Geronimo suffered a great tragedy, which would affect his outlook on life and especially people of Mexican Heritage. He won the battle against Native Americans. By Addison and Stephen Geronimo Back to Room 1

10 Name of Museum Carl Sagan was born in 1934 in New York City. In his early life he studied space. His family lived with him in New York City. He was a scientist. In his adult life he explored space. One of his major accomplishments was he became a popular space expert. He died in 1990. By Corbin and Jana Carl Sagan Back to Room 1

11 Name of Museum JK Rowling was born in 1965 near Bristol, England. She has a younger sister. In her later life, she loved to write. Then she had a little baby girl. For her baby girl, she needed to make money. Writing the Harry Potter books was a major accomplishment. She was paid the most money for a first time author of any children’s book. By Daijour and Emily J.K. Rowling Back to Room 2

12 Name of Museum Shel Silverstein was born on September 25, 1930. Nathan was his dad and Helen was his mom. He had one sister, Peggy. He graduated from high school in 1948. He studied art at University of Illinois. His grades were so bad he left. In 1953, he joined the army and worked as cartoonist. His cartoons appeared in the Pacific Stars and Stripes newspapers for solders. He loved music and wrote a song for county singer Johnny Cash. The song was called A Boy Named Sue. He later became a famous author and wrote books including, Where the Sidewalk Ends and the Giving Tree. By Gabe and Valerie Shel Silverstein Back to Room 2

13 Name of Museum Henry Ford was born in 1863. He was raised on a Michigan farm. There he learned about engines. He wanted to be a part of the automobile industry. Cars were called horseless carriages. In 1891, Ford took a job at Thomas Edison’s company Detroit Illuminating where he worked his way up to chief engineer. Ford started Ford Motor Company in 1903. Ford used a new method, the assembly line, to make his cars quickly and cheaply. By David and Shania Henry Ford Back to Room 2

14 Name of Museum Jane Goodall was born in 1934. The animal she researches is the chimpanzee. She plans to live with the chimpanzees for the rest of her life. Her mission is to protect wild life. By Jainasia, Aleni, and Tyler Jane Goodall Back to Room 3

15 Name of Museum Guglielmo Marconi was born in 1874 in Italy and died in 1937. His family included his wife Beatrice, his two girls and one son. His adult life is celebrated for his developments of wireless telegraphy. He invented the first useful radio transmitter. His life was spent trying to develop its commercial applications. His major accomplishments include in 1909, he received the Nobel Prize in physics for his invention. By Joshua and Cortazia Guglielmo Marconi Back to Room 3

16 Name of Museum William Shakespeare was born in 1564 in Stratford upon Avon. He married Anne Hathaway and had three children, a daughter and twin sons. He became an actor and playwright. He acted with a group called the King's Men. He wrote 15 plays by 1597. He lived until 1616. By Lilly and Michael William Shakespeare Back to Room 3

17 Name of Museum Eli Whitney was born in 1765 in Westboro, Massachusetts. His stepmother was very harsh to Eli. He graduated from Yale in 1762. He lived an unhappy life. He expected to have become wealthy by making inventions. He invented the cotton gin. His invention made many people wealthy growing cotton, but did not make Whitney much money. He died in1825. By Luke and Keilyn Eli Whitney Back to Room 4

18 Name of Museum Wilbur Wright was born in Ohio in 1867. His brother, Orville, was born in 1871. They were American airplane inventors and aviation pioneers. They flew the first powered flight in 1903. By Sean and Jeremiah The Wright Brothers Back to Room 4

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