DIG September 2016
This month DIG INTO HISTORY takes a look at the concept of time, from how time is measured to what your calendar is trying to tell you with articles that include:
When Time Stood Still by Gordon Grimwade
American Woodhenge by Gwynn Henderson
The Gregorian by Bert Fisher
The Coptic by Richard A. Lobban, Jr.
The Chinese by Margarete Pruech
All in Your Head? by Sylvia Whitman
Lakota Winter Count by Robert. B. Pickering
Help! I’m Lost Without My Watch! by Vaughn M. Bryant
Sand, Bells, and Watches by John D. Broadwater
And Today by Paula Neely
The Thrill of Time Travel by Ellen Seiden
Time Telling Elephant by Sarah Novak
Our “Let’s Go Dig-ging” section features articles such as “So, What Time is It?”, “Egypt’s Merkhet”, “Water Thieves”, “Sacred Cycles and Kings of Time”, “Wu’s on First?”, “Su Song’s Clock”, “Daymarks to the North”, and “Telling Time with Paint.”
Regular features include: Fun with Words, The Calliope Chronicles, What’s Wrong Here?, Ask Away!, This & That, Off the Shelf, The Adventures of Dr. Dig, and Art-i-Facts, and Then & Now.