Distance Learning Resources

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”

The awesome Saturn V rocket

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”

The egg experiment with a bottle vacuum – ื‘ื™ืฆื” ืœืœื ืžื•ืฆื”

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.

Better storm prediction by knowing more about raindrops

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.