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Is There a Science to Scarecrows?

Scarecrow by Cynthia Rylant

Since wind is the source of energy for most scarecrows, fastening streamers to a fan or bringing in a decorative scarecrow to use a fan on, would work well to demonstrate this concept. 33 more words

General Science



I had the most amazing non sex last night. It’s necessary to give you a preface. Lamar. Well, I used to work with Lamar. He was the new manager hired off the street to manage a messy project with no appropriate controls. 1,300 more words


W.C.W. 12-08-2015


What is the best way to strike someone?

When we think of the enormous variety to be found in strikes and the numerous Targets and reasons to hit them is it even possible to come up with a “Short list”? 1,117 more words


Behold! Watch As The Power Of The Wind Instantly Energizes This 3D-Printed Thingamabob

Do you believe in perpetual motion? The Flat Earth Theory? The sauroids who run our governments? Have I got something for you. The Wind Energy Stored In Gravity… 207 more words


Elementary Physical Science: Building Vehicles and Teamwork

One of my favorite units for elementary school students is Motion and Design by STC.  I took quite a few photos during the last lesson of the unit when I taught it last spring.  228 more words

Science Education

"I'm Steph Curry Wit Da Shot Boy!"

Steph Curry…Rooting against the guy would be like rooting against a baby unicorn, and unicorns are amazing creatures! I would actually start preparing for the wave of babies named Stephen, or Wardell being born for the next five to ten years. 867 more words


Playing to Light Up Lives

1.2 billion people around the world lack access to reliable electricity. They end up using kerosene lamps or diesel generators for their lighting requirements. But did you know that the annual collective emissions from kerosene lamps all over the world is equal to the carbon emissions of… 193 more words