Astronomy

Picture Books About the Night Sky

Picture Books About the Night Sky

As an adult, I am still fascinated by the night sky – the moon and the stars. I could stare at them for hours. My daughter is equally as fascinated still as a teen, but as a child, the night sky mesmerized her. Here are a few great picture books for you and your little(…)

Ask a Science Teacher #ScienceSaturday

Ask a Science Teacher #ScienceSaturday

Fun and fascinating science is everywhere, and it’s a cinch to learn—just ask a science teacher! We’ve all grown so used to living in a world filled with wonders that we sometimes forget to wonder about them: What creates the wind? Do fish sleep? Why do we blink? These are common phenomena, but it’s a(…)

Book a Day December:  Post 4

Book a Day December: Post 4

I have recently been made aware of a wonderful December tradition for families and that is giving your children a book a day leading up to Christmas, starting on December 1st.  Maybe I have been living under a rock, but this is the first I’ve heard of this tradition.  As many of you know, we(…)