How plants Drink – Tinted Flowers and Celery

Have you ever wondered how trees get their water?  It’s amazing really. I was just reading a book about Appalachian Trail by my favorite writer Bill Bryson and learned that some large trees lift several hundred gallons of water a…
Walking on Eggs – video

What wouldn’t I do in the name of science?  Hmmm… I think I wouldn’t eat a bug.  I just read about a scientist who swallowed a live fly and described the sensation of it fluttering inside his throat on the…
I’m standing on Eggs… and you can too

Easter is a week away and our egg-centric activities are in full swing.  Kids have been wondering how is that mother hen can sit on eggs without breaking them.  We looked into it and turns out it’s all about equal…
Playing with Water

Early Voting – Done!  School work for the day – Done!  Toddler’s nap?  Miracle … but he is sleeping.  Now I have a few moments to share with you a cute little water activity we did this morning.  As you…
Polar Bear Day

February 27th is a National Polar Bear Day!  We love Polar Bears, so when I started planning activities to celebrate these amazing animals I decided that one day is not enough and we need to stretch the Polar Bear Day…