scientific method

Teaching Kids the Scientific Method

Have you ever put together a piece of furniture using instructions that were translated into English by someone who learned to speak English by reading a Sports Illustrated magazine from the 70’s?  Talk about confusing!  To many people, this is what they feel like when trying to read and use science. In a previous article, […]

The Death of Science

The smell alone was enough to alert the entire school that something VERY dead was close by.  As I rounded the corner, I saw a large group of students gathered around a locker plugging their noses and laughing.  The obvious pranksters were giving high fives in the background while the recipient of the grisly joke […]

tentacles and tails

DIY Tentacles & Tails Tutorial

Princesses and superheros. They are everywhere.  There is nothing wrong with the occasional princess and superhero but kids need some imaginative variety in their dressup closet.  So enters the Do-it-yourself tentacles and tails.   Supplies Pool noodles 3/4” PVC pipe Drill & drill bits Saw Knife Rope, string or cord This is a very flexible […]