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A Special Report from a Kid Scientist!

Last month, we had a kid reporter on the ground for that very special celestial event - the total solar eclipse! Zane, 10 years old, and his dad traveled all the way from New Hampshire to St Clair, Missouri, to view this rare event. Here's his report.

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School is just around the corner! Get young brain gears turning with awesome science activities from Nomad Press!

Book Trailer! Explore Comets and Asteroids!

Check out a book trailer video that's out of this world!

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.

 

 

The Science Behind Fidget Spinners!

Fidget spinners! Kids love them, but teachers...not so much. Fidget spinners can be distracting, just like any other fad (hey, anyone up for some water bottle flipping?) and their popularity can detract from their usefulness for kids who do actually use them as a concentration tool.

 

Best Podcasts for Middle Schoolers!

I hate running. But I love having gone running! One way I fix my motivation hiccup (it's just so much nicer on the couch with tea and books) is with podcasts. When I run, I get to listen to an episode, and that's enough to make me want to lace up my sneakers and head out.

Science Activity Time: Make a Robot!

When you see news about self-driving cars, do you get excited or nervous? New technology can be a game changer for how we interact with the world (smartphones!) but for some, getting used to these new interactions can be difficult. Kids, however, don't seem to have this problem.

Snow Day Science Projects for Kids!

Here in Vermont, most school children are enjoying a weather-related day off from school. Many parents and caregivers are enjoying the challenge—how do I keep these kids entertained?

Robots: Free Kids' Robotics Activity!

I admit it--when I start thinking about robots, I immediately start choosing which chores I can shrug off onto their metallic shoulders so I'm freed up to do more of the stuff I love. Like reading books and eating chocolate covered pretzels.

 

Before, During, and After Questions to Ask During  Experiential Learning

Experiential learning is built on the concept of learning by doing. But it’s not just the doing that’s important. The reflecting part of experiential learning is the key ingredient for an experience full of discovery and learning!

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