Did you guess the topic for today? We are going to investigate T u l i p m a n i a
<ul><li>In the months of late 1636 to early 1637, there was a complete “Tulipmania” in the Netherlands. Some varieties could cost more than an Amsterdam house at that time. Even ordinary men took part in the business. They saw how much money the upper class made in the commodity and thought it was an easy way of getting lots of money with no risk. The bulbs were usually sold by weight while they were still in the ground. This trade in un-sprouted flowers came to be called “wind trade”. </li></ul>What is Tulipmania?
SO………. <ul><li>Tuplipmania can refer to </li></ul><ul><ul><li>flowers (flowers - Botany) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>wind fall profits (Economics) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Can you think of another cross curriculum subject that you can use with “Tulipmania”? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Write it down </li></ul></ul>
Tulips are beautiful Write these flower vocabulary terms angiosperm petal monocot nectar ovule pistal pollen anther pollination stigma
Who sang the song “Tiptoe through the Tulips with me” ? What is his stage and real name? Identify one biographical fact that is unique thing about this person.
How well did you do ? <ul><li>Tiny Tim was born Herbert Khaury , and gave his birth date as April 12, 1932. The son of a Lebanese father and Jewish mother, he grew up in the Washington Heights section of Manhattan, and was a loner, eventually dropping out of high school. His signature rendition of "Tip-Toe Through the Tulips" became a hit, and the LP sold over 200,000 copies in 1968 . He settled on the name Tiny Tim after the character in Dickens' </li></ul>http://tinytim.org/biography.html