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Free Thomas Alva Edison Unit Study

As February quickly approaches, now is the perfect time to share with you a new unit study on Thomas Alva Edison, who happened to be born in February! 782 more words


Time Capsule #2: Names and Happiness of the World

The years I’m very good, Santa leaves an Old Farmers Almanac in my Christmas stocking. I’ve always loved reading it. Not that I ever use the astronomical calculations or the tide tables. 168 more words


Haitian Teens Build Toys From Trash

Wens and Adlin Dimanche are teen inventors in Haiti who build electronic toy trucks out of trash. They started making the trucks after their parents couldn’t afford to buy them any. 9 more words

Rays Of Light

Blog Tour: Twisted True Tales from Science!

Happy New Year! What better way to kick things off than by talking up a new, cool nonfiction science series?

Series information:

Title: Twisted True Tales from Science… 276 more words

Tween Reads

Happy Birthday!

Happy birthday, ARPANET. Without you, we would be lacking the Internet.

Some will whisper, this is an anniversary, not a birthday. Maybe they’ll make such a remark on the Internet. 243 more words


Haiku, Classy Creatives

“From their studios – and minds, the geniuses who – define our culture”

Google Doodle Honors Raincoat Inventor on His 250th Birthday

In these gray winter days, Google is paying homage to an inventor who has helped countless people stay dry in inclement weather—Charles Macintosh. “Today’s Doodle… 192 more words