Teachers' notes: What was school like?
Find out how many inches make a foot, how many feet make a yard and how many yards make a mile. Can they do World War One maths, such as 'How many feet in two miles?' The class could make a wall chart to show other imperial measures: ounces and pounds ...
Olympics: How the British Royals & a farcical finish shaped the course of marathon history in 1908
LONDON - The Olympic men’s marathon will loop three times on Sunday past Big Ben and Tower Bridge along the Thames, the standard, brutal 26 miles, 385 yards by way of 33 turns. The assumption by many who have ... keeps him on his feet.
Teaching measurement and conversions
How many quart containers will he need to buy ... The empty columns are for them to record what they found that was an inch, a foot, a yard or a mile or to convert measurement. Or simply make a list on a blank sheet of paper and have them write in what ...
Browns agree to terms with former Cowboys receiver Miles Austin
The Cleveland Browns have agreed to terms wide receiver Miles Austin. The longtime Dallas Cowboy ... join the Browns’ wide receiving corps. The 6-foot-2, 215-pound Monmouth alum had 49 catches for 244-yards in 2013.
Mile by Mile: Where the Marathon Begins
When more than 45,000 runners line up to start the New York City Marathon on Nov. 4, the foot of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge ... months of sacrificing the easy life to prepare for a 26-mile-385-yard run through New York City. The race begins at the ...