The coronavirus pandemic is forcing us to rethink how we remain productive in an era where the trend is currently towards isolation in an effort to manage the spread of the virus. A positive outcome of this trend is the wealth of resources for kids to keep learning, and discover new knowledge in awesome formats.Continue reading “Distance Learning Resources”
Our son is interested in the awesome Saturn V rocket that carried Humans to the Moon. I thought I’d add a couple resources that I found here, rather than to some Google Doc or email. As usual, NASA has a collection of free multimedia resources. I found this album on Flickr. There are also aContinue reading “The awesome Saturn V rocket”
In this post, let’s head back to the Moon for an updated visit and marvel at our first off-world landing site. It was the first body in our solar system that humans walked on beyond our homeworld.
This egg experiment involves creating a partial vacuum in a bottle and using that vacuum to suck a boiled egg into the bottle. This video is in Hebrew but you can follow along if you don’t understand what our friend is saying.
The Biodiversity Heritage Library has a wonderful collection of resources about our shared biodiversity online. It is a terrific resource for kids and anyone interested in biodiversity.
NASA publishes a large collection of photos and videos of our planet as seen from the International Space Station. They offer a truly spectacular view of our home.
Will a bowling ball fall faster than a feather if you dropped them at the same time? Sounds obvious but the answer will surprise you.
I found this great one-stop guide to our Solar System from NASA and thought you would find it useful.
This morning our daughter asked me what happens when lightning strikes an airplane. It is a great question so I did a little digging and the answers are fascinating.
Did you know that knowing the size of raindrops can help scientists better predict storm behaviour and the after effects of storms in different regions? The GPM mission is designed to help do just that.