DIY STEAM valentines

DIY STEAM Valentines

We talk about using STEAM everyday right?  So how about Valentine’s Day?  These DIY valentines are the perfect blend of Art + Science for the day of love! I know we focus on getting outside and these are not that at all!  But I always help the kids make their own valentines so I was […]

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 […]