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Monthly Archives: October 2011
For those of you with a desire to NOT carve that pumpkin but still want a “jack-o-lantern” or otherwise decorated pumpkin for your doorstep or centerpiece, here are some interesting ideas for you. Why not turn that pumpkin, gourd or … Continue reading
Nano-everything is the buzz in our house these days. A few trips to the Boston Museum of Science, where the Science and Technology presentations have captivated our interest and imagination, have our girls talking nano-this and nano-that all the time. … Continue reading
New technologies, like ones that will aid the planet in clean energy, are fascinating. Discover magazine just had an article about molten salt reactors that melt salt to a liquid form as a means of power for solar cell plants. … Continue reading
Imagine microscopic particles of silver. Now imagine them in your food storage containers, your socks, your child’s teddy bear, your washing machine, even your face cream and beverage! As with many emerging technologies and scientific discoveries, there are at least … Continue reading
I love this time of year, when the leaves change into the most beautiful hues of red, orange, gold and brown. Instead of simply raking them all up and tossing them into the woods, or into bags, experiment with your … Continue reading
There is nothing like learning science…and being able to eat the results of your experiments!! A new unschooling friend of mine showed me this video on how to make your own butter at home. Since we make bread often in … Continue reading