How to set up an amazing science treasure hunt to learn about maps

Maps. Maps are everywhere. And maps can lead you where you want to go. Science. Science is everywhere. And science can lead you where you want to go. That is if you set up an amazing science treasure hunt! Today, we are introducing you all to one of our local experts from our geology leg as we share about maps. Then, we are going to help you all create an amazing science treasure hunt to … [Read more...]

3 Ways you can make science fun each week

We all want to know how to make science fun - that is, after all, why you landed on this article . . . Hey, folks, it's Blaine Sassafras in the house! I gave Tracey the boot on this post because quite frankly, she's not the best at being "fun". I, on the other hand, am the leading authority on that subject in the Sassafras Fam. So, I knew that you guys would want to hear tips on making … [Read more...]

Basic Geology: The Sassafras Twins share with you the three types of rock

Blaine didn't know what the three types of rock were before our geology leg. This is what his geology test would have looked like before our summer-long, zip-lining journey began: But thanks to some amazing new tech from our Uncle and his prairie dog lab assistant, we now know the three types of rocks. And pretty soon you'll get to join us on that leg!! But before that happens, Blaine … [Read more...]