Inventions and Discoveries
Women Who Changed the World
Places
History of Food and Drinks
Disasters
100

When you get an idea, it is symbolized by this invention, often credited to Thomas Edison.  

What are lightbulbs?

100

In 1962 this woman published Silent Spring, warning of the damage pesticides were causing to the environment.

Who is Rachel Carson?

100

Joan Ganz Cooney created this street full of monsters.

What is Sesame Street? 

100

This well known round breakfast bread was brought to New York by Polish immigrants.

What are bagels?

100

Although the real cause was never determined, Mrs. O'Leary's cow was blamed for this disaster in 1871.

What was the Chicago Fire? 

200

In 1928 Alexander Fleming discovered this first true antibiotic.

What is penicillin?

200

This woman was well known for saying "I dissent!"

Who was Ruth Bader Ginsburg?

200

In this park named for the first president, human spiders crawl around.

What is Washington Square Park?

200

When this drink went into "the drink" it sparked a revolution. 

What is tea?

200

In 1986 this horrific event occurred in Chernobyl, in the former U.S.S.R

What is a nuclear power plant meltdown? 

300

Some people thought his ideas were as wild as his hair, but it's all relative!

Who was Albert Einstein?

300

On January 20th, this woman will be Vice President of the US.

Who is Kamala Harris?

300

Soohorang was the mascot of the 2018 Winter Olympics held in this country.

What is South Korea?

300

102 years ago the streets of Boston were flooded by this sticky substance.

What is molasses?

300

In 2010 this cook created a kitchen disaster when he tried to make popcorn shrimp.

Who is the Swedish Chef? 

400

Jot this down: Cai Lun of China used bark, hemp, silk, and fishing net to create this product.

What is paper?

400

Best known for her role in the Underground Railroad, this woman also served as a scout for the Union.

Who was Harriet Tubman?

400

The bell in this American city is not all it's cracked up to be. 

What is Philadelphia?

400

The popular story is that this crispy food was invented by Chef George Crum in Saratoga, New York in 1853.

What are potato chips?

400

In 1937 this German marvel of aeronautics caught fire in New Jersey.

What was the Hindenburg?

500

Although Christopher Columbus is incorrectly credited with discovering this place, there were already many people living here in 1492!

What is America?

500

These two girls were born in New York City on September 13th, 2015 and absolutely changed our world.

Who are Muna and Salma Jadwat?

500

The palindrome "able was I ere I saw Elba" is a reference to the exile of this French leader.

Who was Napoleon?

500

President Ronald Reagan was a big fan of this candy. 

What are Jelly Belly jelly beans?

500

In 1989 this now infamous oil tanker spilled its cargo into Alaska's Prince William Sound.

What is the Exxon Valdez?

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