Category Archives: Awesome Finds

Summer Time Science Experiments

If you’re looking for fun science activities to do with your kids over the summer, check out this page with fun and simple experiments. Most of these experiments appear to be of the non-messy variety, but your mileage may vary … Continue reading

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Fireworks in a Jar for Kids

If you’ve got kids who want to shoot off fireworks, but they’re not quite old enough for that yet, check out this cool experiment called “Fireworks in a Jar.” With items you’ve probably got in your kitchen, you can make … Continue reading

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Awesome Finds: S.P.I.R.I.T.

We love comics that feature female protagonists and science, so it’s no surprise that we’re excited for S.P.I.R.I.T.! The Kickstarter describes this comic as “a 24-page full-color comic about a group of teen girl ghost hunters. Mary, Ada and Jane are … Continue reading

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Awesome Finds: Programmable LED Accessories

Kids who want to learn to code can often be encouraged by giving them projects with visible results. That’s why we’re in love with the imagiCharm, a programmable LED accessory that is currently funding on Kickstarter! The imagiCharm teaches users … Continue reading

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The Union of Concerned Scientists

There is a non-profit organization of scientists working to encourage evidence-based decision making on issues ranging from climate change to human survival to racial and economic equality. They’re the Union of Concerned Scientists, and they’ve been on this path for … Continue reading

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Awesome Finds: NASA Space Photos

Did you know that you can find a wide variety of photographs of space thanks to the Jet Propulsion Laboratory at the California Institute of Technology? These include photographs like this one, which is an infrared view of the Messier … Continue reading

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Awesome Finds: Honey Walls

We’re definitely intrigued by Honey Walls, an illustrated novel that’s currently funding on Kickstarter. With some tantalizing speculative fiction elements, this novel’s protagonist is a trans man, and the story “explores the difficulty of relating to a childhood that isn’t quite … Continue reading

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Awesome Finds: Owl Goingback’s Crota as a Graphic Novel

Cherokee/Choctaw novelist Owl Goingback’s Bram Stoker award-winning novel, Crota, is in the process of being turned into a graphic novel. Set in rural Missouri, it tells the story of a sheriff, a game warden, and a medicine man tracking down the … Continue reading

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Checking Out Taxidermy?

If you’ve ever found yourself in need of a taxidermy animal so you could take it to class and/or study it, you’re in luck if you find yourself in Anchorage, Alaska. You’ll need a library card, but the Alaska Resources … Continue reading

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Awesome Finds: My Kingdom for a Panel

If you’re a Shakespeare fan, you might be interested in My Kingdom for a Panel, a Shakespearean graphic novel anthology. Featuring 26 re-imagined and illustrated Shakespearean tales, this graphic novel anthology looks absolutely awesome. They’ve also got a couple of cute … Continue reading

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