Science At Play: Centripetal Force Fun

   Materials to Collect Bucket with a handle  Marble  Big bowl   Try it! Place your marble into your big bowl. Keep the bottom of the bowl on the table while moving the bowl quickly in a big circle. Imagine you are drawing a circle on your table using the bottom of the bowl. …

Virtual Field Trip: Gardens

Happy spring everyone! I hope you are as thrilled about all the beautiful plants and flowers cropping up as I am (though hopefully you don’t also have pollen allergies like I do, I feel so sneezy!). An awesome way to explore the gorgeous outdoors and incredible landscapes around the world is by checking out virtual …

Science At Play: Make Your Own Sound Toys

 Materials to Collect Plastic cups  String  Rubber bands  Stapler  Paperclips  Popsicle sticks  Index cards or cardstock Build it! Laughing Cup: Poke a small hole in the bottom of your plastic cup. Feed a length of string (about 1 ft long) through the bottom of the cup and secure it in place by tying the …

Movie Monday: The Day the Dinosaurs Died

Narrated by Craig Sechler 66 million years ago something amazing happened. Something terrible and amazing. The dinosaurs had been the dominant species on planet Earth for the past 175 million years but on this day everything would change. They would have turned their heads to the heavens and seen an asteroid barreling toward them. The …