STEAM Week: Whale, Whale, Whale!

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Celebrate STEAM Week with us by taking a look at some of the coolest animals in the ocean: whales. Your library has a ton of interesting books on whales for…

Sensory Science Part Three: Hearing

Common Sense? Most of us are familiar with our basic 5 Senses - vision, smell, touch, taste, and hearing. All of our senses give us information about the world around…

Sensory Science Part Two: Touch and Taste

Common Sense? Most of us are familiar with our basic 5 Senses— vision, smell, touch, taste, and hearing. All of our senses give us information about the world around us.…

Sensory Science Part One: Vision and Smell

Common Sense? Most of us are familiar with our basic 5 Senses— vision, smell, touch, taste, and hearing. All of our senses give us information about the world around us.…

STEAM WEEK: Simple Experiments at Home

Experiment #1: Exploding Lunch Bag https://youtu.be/F-i7gcpx1mE YOU WILL NEED: One small zip-lock bagBaking sodaWarm waterVinegarMeasuring cupTissue DIRECTIONS: Put 1/4 cup of warm water into the bag.Add 1/2 cup of vinegar…

STEAM Week: Healthy Breathing

Whenever I feel blue, I start breathing again. L. Frank Baum We all feel better when we take in a nice slow deep breath. We know it helps us to…

Science Experiments With Suma

Suma is at it again - see what scientific experiments she gets up to today! https://youtu.be/I4vslXXzZTo Experiment #1: BALLOON POWERED LEGO CAR YOU WILL NEED: Basic Lego bricksBalloonsStrawsTape DIRECTIONS: Cut…

STEAM WEEK: Art (and Chemistry!)

When you hear the word "chemistry" you probably think of a science lab, factory, or other formal scientific environment. But really, chemistry---the study of the what substances are made of…

STEAM WEEK: Food Science

All cooking and eating uses STEAM. Science makes liquids boil, turns batter into cakes, and sugar into caramels. Technology and engineering preserves food in cans and jars to eat safely…

STEAM WEEK: Science

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In honor of STEAM Week, I've put together a series of books on various topics of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. Today, we're focusing on the S: Science. Chemistry is…

Get Ready for World Migratory Bird Day

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While temperatures outside are slowly, slowly starting to feel spring-like, we know spring is here as the birds are chirping away. This Saturday, May 9th, is World Migratory Bird Day! World…