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12 Days of Wonder - 12 Days of Deep Savings & Cool Toys

By Blog Editor Susan Wells If you are like me, your inbox is packed full of deals and offers to entice and kick off the holiday online shopping season. I'm a little overwhelmed and I actually shopped over the weekend to almost complete my list. If…

Science for Young Learners Conference - A New Venture for NSTA

The National Science Teachers Association hosted a special day for PreK-2 teachers who want to make science more fun, more hands-on and more integrated into their teaching experiences. The Science for Young Learners Day was the brainchild of…

Indonesian boy flies to Colorado to assist with Spangler Science

About six months ago, 12-year-old Harry Lee contacted me via email. He said he found the "Spangler Science" section on 9NEWS.com and started his own science club in Indonesia. Harry watches the experiments on his computer and then re-creates…
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Active things parents can do to help kids learn science

It doesn't all rest in the hands of the teacher. If you are a parent there are some active things you can do to help your kids prepare for a lifetime of science or inquiry. Help by reinforcing what your teacher is doing in class. When your…

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…