Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Monday, June 18, 2018

Friday, June 15, 2018

5 Minute Science Lesson - Bees


1. This is a comparison photo of the difference between the end of a needle and a bee's stinger, as seen under a microscope. What is the first thing you notice?

2. (Teacher, please present the end of a needle or straight pin for real-size comparison.) Which one do you think would hurt more - the bee stinger or the needle? Why?

3. What does the bee stinger have that the needle doesn't?
(Ans: a barbed edge - which is why you cannot easily pull out a bee stinger)

Monday, June 11, 2018

Tinkering Trees


This craft not only encourages creativity, but it also strengthens eye-hand coordination and fine motor skills!

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Friday, June 8, 2018

5 Minute Science Lesson - Snake

























1. What is this?
2. What is it doing?
3. Why do you think it's doing this?
(Ans: It's curling up to go to sleep.)

Monday, June 4, 2018

Friday, June 1, 2018

5 Minute Science Lesson - Fogbows


1. Have you ever seen a fogbow?
2. Do you think you'd be able to see a fogbow better in the morning, during the day, or in the evening? Why?

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Indoor Weather Activity - Balloon Ping Pong


Or table tennis. Or whatever game you want it to be.
Winners can even keep their paddle boards and balloons to take home!