5 Sanity-saving tips to maximize the learning for your read-aloud time

Do you find that you are losing your mind during your read-aloud time? This kid is rolling around and making funny faces. Another one interrupts every five seconds. And that one jumps up to "grab something" so often you wonder if you will ever finish the chapter! Well, you are not alone! Paige has a whole bunch of funny "read-aloud-antics" type stories to tell. And we asked her to come by … [Read more...]

Race Across the Map and Learn about the Globe with Atlas Run {FREE Game}

Blaine and I are super excited to share about this free earth science game!! It's perfect to play after you finish our earth science and geology legs. In Atlas Run, you race around a map, attempting to get from the south pole to the north pole. You answer questions about our planet to move and of course, there are a few fun surprises along the way! We love to play this game in our house and … [Read more...]

5 Sassy-Sci tips for viewing rocks under a microscope in your home

Looking at rocks under a microscope can be a bit of a challenge. Normally, a geologist will cut a thin sliver of a rock and glue it to a slide to view under an electron microscope. But, I am betting that none of us have an electron microscope just sitting around - even Uncle Cecil has to head over to the local university to use theirs when he needs one! Plus, the last time the Prez tried to … [Read more...]