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Computer Science Education Week

Next week, December 9-15, 2019, is Computer Science Education Week. The website provides example one-hour coding lessons for pre-readers through high school levels of kids. Many of the projects involve popular characters from TV and movies, which makes the lessons … Continue reading

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Science Experiment Subscription Service

If you’re shopping for a budding mad scientist, check out MEL Chemistry, which is a subscription kit service that provides science experiments for kids. The kit and experiments are geared toward kids in the 9 to 14 age range, and … Continue reading

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Fun Thanksgiving Experiments!

With American Thanksgiving coming up, you may find yourself in need of ways to entertain kids, whether they’re your own, those of a family member, or those of a friend. We’re posting links to a few different sets of Thanksgiving … Continue reading

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Cool Science Projects for Kids: Dragon Lights

If you’re looking for a fun crafty science project to do with young kids, the National Science Teaching Association has tons! Whether you want lights for Halloween or for the winter holidays, making “dragon lights” with kids as young as … Continue reading

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Help Name the New Mars Rover!

While the current Mars rover, Opportunity, has wound down, NASA plans to dispatch another rover to Mars, and they’re looking for help with a name for this rover! Kids from K-12 can submit an essay with their suggestion for what the … Continue reading

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Talking About Science in British Sign Language

While sign language is a huge boon to those people with hearing loss or deafness, the various forms of sign language can make it difficult to communicate about certain topics, like science. Science is filled with lengthy words that don’t … Continue reading

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Strange Science: Using Nail Art to Talk about Science

One young scientist is using her love of nail art as a way to bring science to other young women and folks who are interested in nail art. Luisa Torres’ interest in nail art started separate from her interest in … Continue reading

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Strange Science: Connections between Music and Science

There are many connections between music and science, and the Kennedy Center’s ArtsEdge website has loads of articles on these connections, including things like sound waves and acoustics, why the holes on violins are shaped the way they are, and … Continue reading

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NASA Kids’ Club

If you’ve got younger kids who are interested in space, check out the NASA Kids’ Club! It’s full of games and information about space and NASA, geared towards kids in the primary grades (up to American 4th grade). The activities … Continue reading

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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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