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Three Ways to Celebrate National Library Week

Today, April 10, is National Library Workers day, and this week is National Library Week! This is your chance to recognize the curators of our communities, the feisty fighters of freedom, the nourishers of new ideas. After all their hard work, they deserve more than just one day a year to celebrate their tireless efforts! Here are a few ways you can make this whole week count!

8 Interactive Educational STEM Sites

If you are a teacher, or a librarian, or a mentor, or you work with kids in any capacity whatsoever, you are sure to have asked yourself at one point, "How can I make screen time more productive?" 

Check Out April's STEM Festivals for Families

April is a great month to get your kids out of the house and actively engaged in STEM/STEAM education. Did you know that National Robot Week and National Environmental week both fall in April? Or that North Carolina hosts a state-wide STEM festival for the whole month? These are just a few of the cool events happening around the country that the whole family is sure to enjoy.

4 FANTASTIC Reaction Experiments You Can Do at Home

We all remember making baking soda and vinegar volcanos when we were younger, and unless you grew up to be a science teacher, that is probably the first thing your mind turns to when you think of home science experiments.

 

 

Check Out the Future of Artificial Intelligence

October 2017 was the month that heralded the world's first android citizen, Sophia, and by November she was already talking about having children.

 

5 Genius Upcycling Projects for the Classroom

Teachers are experts at making the most of slim resources. A paper bag, some bath tissue, a few markers, and a little imagination, and they can sweep students on a journey between the stars or diving down through the deepest, darkest depths of the sea. Like modern-day alchemy, the process of turning trash into treasure is called upcycling... and there is a whole lot more to it than simply saving a buck.

8 Celestial Events to Share With Your Kids 

In case you missed it, stargazing in 2018 kicked off with a bang! Don't worry, there are lots of other opportunities during 2018 to get the kids stargazing.

Tinkering Kits for Kids vs. Independent Exploration

If you’re a parent and spend any amount of time on social media, it’s likely you’ve seen sponsored posts that advertise subscriptions for monthly STEM kits to be delivered to your house for your kids’ tinkering pleasure.

 

 

Poetry for Kids! Celebrate National Poetry Month in Your Classroom!

April isn't over yet! Let's turn our attention away from Earth Day and celebrate Poetry Month!

Try These Earth Science Books for Kids!

Maybe middle schoolers love Earth science because they, you know, live on Earth! And often have their heads in the clouds. And are kind of spacey.

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