Tag: homeschool

Puppy Dog Eyes

Does your dog have big, soulful eyes? There’s a reason why!

Fireworks

How Fireworks Work!

Ever wondered how fireworks work? With chemical compounds, that’s how! Let’s look into why they glow in different colors.

Florida Beach Sunset

Book Recommendation : August Isle

Spending the summer with her mother’s old friend, twelve-year-old Miranda tries to uncover the mysteries behind her mother’s past and to understand why her mother seems so distant. But will she be brave enough to face the truth she might uncover?

mice infrared vision

Mice with Infrared Vision…will humans be next?

Our world is full of beautiful colors, so it’s easy to forget that the spectrum of light visible to humans is a teeny sliver of what’s out there in the universe. But wouldn’t it be fantastic to see in the dark? Scientists have done that, with mice!

New Species of Tarantula

This is the world’s newest tarantula species! She was found in the forests of Malaysia. (Birupes simoroxigorum)New species are so amazing. To think that they may have been here all this time and we’ve only just found them? Even though my sister is cringing about a spider post, (she has one of those vacuum devices

Dark Star Series

Book Recommendation : MG Series : Chronicle of The Dark Star

The Last Day on Mars, first in the series, Chronicle of The Dark Star, by Kevin Emerson is a smart, cleverly written sci fi, perfect for middle grade readers who love mystery, adventure, science, and space. I love that this is a series, so you won’t need to worry about what to read next!

bending light

The Magic of Invisibility

I’ve heard people ask, ‘would you rather fly or be invisible?’ I think both! But invisibility may be closer than we think! Researchers are working on exactly that. They’ve had success on a small scale.

Susan Berk Koch
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