Science

draw your own 3D image

DIY 3D Hand-drawn Pictures – FUNctional STEAM

This activity will be part of our book FUNctional STEAM:  25 Real World Activities for Problem-Solving Kids!  We are bouncing-on-our-toes excited for this.  Now go ahead and try the activity for FREE and then put your name on the waitlist to hear when the book is ready for action. A picture of a hamburger is …

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citizen science day

What is Citizen Science – and Why You Should Get Out and Do It!

Yay Yay for Citizen Science Day! Coming up on April 14th is Citizen Science Day!  I just know you have had it marked down on your calendar for MONTHS and MONTHS! Wait… you haven’t?  You’ve never even heard of it before??!  Well, we will fix that right up. What is citizen science? Let’s back up …

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steam lessons stink and how to fix them

Your STEAM Lessons Stink – and How an El Camino Can Fix Them

Ok, let me see…. STEAM. Silly Teachers Eat All Morning.  — Nope. Some Teenagers Ears Are Moldy.  — Definitely not. Should Toddlers Earn American Money.  — That’s debatable, but probably not what STEAM stands for. STEAM means many things to many people.  To most of the world, STEAM is that thing fogging up the bathroom …

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what makes a rainbow activity and coloring page

What Makes a Rainbow? Activity + St. Patrick’s Day Coloring Page

If I told you that little bearded men dressed in green were guarding untold wealth under a bridge of refracted light, you would either lock me up in an insane asylum or elect me to public office. But every year we celebrate a collection of folklore based on myths and legends from times when leeches …

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