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...]

To the Adventurers: Why I don’t recommend the new Sassafras Science Geology novel

An open letter to the Sassafras Science Adventurers who are considering buying a copy of the new Sassafras Science Geology novel. Dear Adventurers, Adventurers, I am not sure I should use that term as I don't want you to go on a Sassafras Science journey in the first place. But friends seemed wrong and if you have gotten this far, I must admit that you are adventurers. Most of you know me … [Read more...]