Cloud Collages {An Uncle Cecil Activity}

Hi-ya Sassy-Sci students!! Uncle Cecil is back in the how-ouse with yet another super fun activity from my lab to yours. This time we are going to make cloud collages!! During my niece's and nephew's downtime after their earth science leg we did this sciency, artsy activity. Partly because it hammers home what clouds look like and partly to take their minds off...well you will have to read … [Read more...]

Extracting DNA with Uncle Cecil

Howdy folks - Cecil Sassafras here again! Blaine and Tracey asked me to come by today and share with you all “something fun.” Well, we all know where that can lead. This time we will not be learning about rockets. We will be learning about something much smaller – DNA. Blaine’s and Tracey’s journey through DNA is recorded in volume 2. But if you haven’t gotten there yet, I highly … [Read more...]

How to Make a Rocket at Home

Hello and welcome students to the Sassafras Science lab! I'm Cecil Sassafras, your host for this little excursion. Blaine and Tracey asked me to share a little activity with you guys. So today, we are going to go through how to make a rocket at home. First, you will need lots of wire, several metal sheets ... excuse me for one moment, my lab assistant President Lincoln is waving some sort of … [Read more...]