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A Matter of Balance

One of my many "parlor tricks" is to leave a restaurant with the salt shaker balanced on a single grain of salt. My kids just sigh and take it for granted now. It might look like a magic trick, but the the salt shaker balancing act is really…
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When the tie dyed lab coat comes out, it’s time for science

You're in for a treat today, because I'm posting my very first podcast interview. Listen in on my discussion with Julie Gintzler, kindergarten teacher extraordinaire and instructor at the Hands-on Science Boot Camp as she shares one of her…

Scientist of the Week - Great Idea!

Here's an idea submitted by Candice Ware - a really creative teacher who is getting her kids doing science. This idea originated with Dr. Jean. I just carried it a step further. I have an attache case labeled Scientist of the Week. Each week…

Potato Gun Fun

I just completed a segment for television on the "power of air". How else to better demonstrate "power" than to have a little fun with a potato gun. Now before anyone gets bent out of shape because I'm doing something so "unsafe", take a look…