Your mission, should you accept it, is to play these games to help learn about the relationships among the earth, sun, moon, day and night, seasonal change. Then return to the planet Ree and debrief the folks back home.
Nerve.com‘s new online magazine is about parenting (by the way, Nerve is about sex). Specifically, it is “a magazine and community for the new urban parent.” It’s called Babble, and is currently featuring an interview with Laura Dern on her love of parenting books, a humorous column entitled “Bad Parent,” and bunches and bunches of stuff you can buy. Check it out.
College and high school campuses and youth organizations around the country will participate in Climate Challenge January 29-February 2, 2007. Browse around and see what you can learn or what you can do about sustainable clean energy, too.
Exactly what it says – The Science of Cooking – learn how different types of foods are made, get ideas and recipes for all sorts of culinary delights as well as ideas for fun food field trips, I’m partial to the Candy pages – they are a dentist’s dream 🙂
Ever have to go someplace you’re not excited about? Well, if you can take a camera you can have a way more interesting time. Then share your unique perspective with your family or, if your photos are digital, have your parents help you share them with friends at a photo-sharing website.
If you don’t have a camera, take a sketchpad, notepad or just decide in advance to count how many you see of whatever you decide beforehand.
In Rockets: Educators Guide, NASA provides lessons, activities, and information on basic rocket science and rocket history. Lessons include making and flying paper rockets, investigating ways to increase the power of rocket fuels, estimating the altitude a rocket achieves during flight, and demonstrating how rocket liftoff is an application of Newton’s Laws of Motion. Activities emphasize hands-on science, prediction, data collection and interpretation, teamwork, and problem solving.