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Born on May 12, 1820, Florence Nightingale was a nurse, hospital reformer, and a statistical mathematician of note. She served on the battlefield during the Crimean War and afterward started the first educational program for nurses. This great Web site, designed for kids in grades 3-6, describes Nightingale's life and includes a cool interactive Web quiz. Created by: The British Broadcasting Corporation, London, England. Detour: To hear an audio file of Nightingale speaking at age 70, visit www.bbc.co.uk/ history/historic_figures/nightingale_florence.shtml. …