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Periodic Scientific Board Game Overview

Periodic Scientific Board Game Overview

When someone picks up a game to play, the theme is usually the first thing they consider. You might get to play as a wizard, a frog, a worker who is trying to impress a king, a painter mixing colors – the options are endless. None of ...
My First Science Textbook Overview

My First Science Textbook Overview

As parents, we do things to entertain our kids, to engage with them, to bond and to show our love. It may be something as simple as playing games, making them breakfast in bed for no reason or taking them out for ice cream or a movie. But w ...
Join the Mad Science Foundation?

Join the Mad Science Foundation?

I’ve mentioned before my secret admiration of Simon Bar Sinister from the Underdog cartoon series. Even though he was one of the villains in the series, I felt he was just a misunderstood guy who was trying to further science by creat ...
Ion Scientific Card Game Overview

Ion Scientific Card Game Overview

By this time next week both of our girls should be settled into their new school schedules. They’re both at the same school this year, which won’t happen again until 2018 when our youngest hits high school. After a great summer ...

Finding Our Way Through the Circuit Maze

I have an admission to make. I goofed. A couple years ago I purchased a couple different sets of Electronic Snap Circuits from Amazon as Christmas gifts from Santa for our girls. My intentions were good: both of our daughters had shown a pr ...
Appreciate Your Clean Water Supply

Appreciate Your Clean Water Supply

Last fall we were able to participate in an experiment to learn about clean water. It wasn’t part of a science project nor some homeschool assignment, but it certainly had all the qualifications to be part of an educational program. A ...
Linkage Scientific Card Game Overview

Linkage Scientific Card Game Overview

If I’ve said it once, I’ve said it a thousand times. If teachers had used creative techniques in the classroom to teach what I considered ‘boring subjects’, I might have paid attention better. Fortunately I was a goo ...
Mega Giveaway Day 27 – Just Add Milk Science Kit

Mega Giveaway Day 27 – Just Add Milk Science Kit

Day 27 of our holiday giveaway is filled with edutainment! Just Add Milk is a science kit, an activity kit and a craft all mixed into one. Featured in our list of gift ideas for younger kids, this kit is a perfect idea for making learning f ...
Streaming STEM and Educational Shows

Streaming STEM and Educational Shows

We are fortunate to have daughters who are interested in learning about all kinds of science. In our school district, the kids have a dedicated science class starting in 3rd grade and it was something both our daughters counted down the day ...
It’s a Small Word, After All

It’s a Small Word, After All

I don’t recall when it was, but back in my younger days, I used to bet people $5 that they couldn’t find the states on the back of a $5 bill.  I even gave them a chance to look it over before accepting the bet.  More often than ...