Start your own insect collection

Necessary supplies: 1) 1 piece of 12 in x 12 in foam board (dollar store, just cut to size) 2) A jar with a lid 3) Cotton balls 4) Isopropyl alcohol, acetone, or ethyl acetate or...
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A Learning Ecosystem

A recent report commissioned to examine the impact of “afterschool STEM programs,” leads off like this: Recent years have seen a growing...
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Owen’s Garden

A child’s garden is an especially beautiful thing. Watching children tend and observe their special and fertile place is nourishing to our soul...
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Salsa plus pennies =

The second of the “Science in the Kitchen” activities involved salsa and pennies. Camp counselors gave each child a penny and a...
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Summer Fun for Everyone

I hope you are having some fun-filled family adventures this summer, whether in your backyard or at the beach. We just got...
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