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Celebrate Frankensteins 200 Year Anniversary In Books

Celebrate Frankensteins 200 Year Anniversary In Books

Frankenstein was published on May 11, 1818 and this year, we are celebrating it’s 200th anniversary.  There have been movie adaptions, halloween costumes and so much more generated from what some call, “the first science fiction story.”  Through out the month, we are going to feature children’s books that have Frankenstein, or a parody, as(…)

STEM for Science Saturday:  Nanotechnology

STEM for Science Saturday: Nanotechnology

Super Gear: Nanotechnology and Sports Team Up How are the sports played by Michael Phelps, Serena Williams, Michelle Wie, and Usain Bolt related? Nanotechnology! Engineers manipulate nanoparticles – so small that they can’t be seen without a special microscope – to invent new materials with astonishing properties. This is the cutting-edge science of nanotechnology, and(…)

Holiday Gift Guide – Creation Crate Subscription Box

Holiday Gift Guide – Creation Crate Subscription Box

The countdown for the holidays has begun and here at Mom-Spot we have amazing recommendations for this year’s gift giving.  Each day from now until Christmas Eve, we will be featuring a recommended toy, book, stocking stuffer or special gift for the kids, mom and dad and the other members of the family.  For a(…)

STEM for Science Saturday:  Wangari Maathai

STEM for Science Saturday: Wangari Maathai

Wangari Maathai: The Woman Who Planted Millions of Trees Wangari Maathai said, “Trees are living symbols of peace and hope.” The trees that she and her Green Belt Movement planted are more than symbols, they are the result of the hard work of the women Wangari enlisted to replant Kenya’s forests, replenish the wildlife, and(…)

Mad Libs The Game

Mad Libs The Game

Looking for a very funny game to play with the entire family?  How about an adult party game that is a bit more “on the edge?”  Look no further than Mad Libs – The Game! Mad Libs: The Game has been out for a little more than a year, and Looney Labs wanted to celebrate(…)

Let’s Make Messy Mixtures this Summer!!

Let’s Make Messy Mixtures this Summer!!

Summer vacation is right around the corner and it will only take days before some parents start hearing, “I’m bored!” Mix is up this summer with Crazy Concoctions:  A Mad Scientist’s Guide to Messy Mixtures.  It’s Madness!!! And wicked cool. Making a mess is generally frowned upon, but if you are learning important scientific principles(…)