Archive for August, 2016



Does your dog really, truly understand you?

Does your dog really, truly understand you?  Dogs Understand Human Words and Intonations! It is both what you say and the way that you say it that matters when it comes to communicating with man’s best friend, research has revealed. In a recent research study done at the Eötvös Loránd University of Budapest in Hungary, scientists scanned [...]

National Park Service Turns 100!

August 25, 2016 marks the centennial or 100th year of the National Park Service. The mission of the Park Service is to preserve “ the unimpaired natural and cultural resources and values of the National Park System for the enjoyment, education, and inspiration of this and future generations.” Surprisingly, the first National Park was designated in 1872, [...]

6 Ideas for A Healthier School Year

6 Ideas for a Healthier School Year 1. Walk to School Set one day a month, weather permitting, as a day where students are encouraged to walk or bike to school. 2. Try-It Day To encourage healthy eating habits, hold try-it days at school where kids are offered fruits, vegetables, and other healthy foods they [...]

What are those red circles on Olympic athletes?

Have you been watching the 2016 Rio Olympic Games and seen a number of Olympians sporting big round red circles all over their backs and bodies? You may be asking what are those strange looking marks? Well we have the answer for you! These red/purple circles are evidence of the person/athlete going through a traditional [...]

A Parent Speaks About Her Son’s HTHT Science Birthday Party!

Wavelength Wilx’s Super Science Birthday Party    http://www.kizoa.com/Video-Editor-Movie-Maker/d58208466k7587577o1l1/wilxs-science-party Interview with Mitzi Ray (Wilx’s Mother) about Wilx’s Super Science Party.  Question #1: How did you learn about High Touch High Tech and our Birthday Parties? Answer #1: When I taught at Spruce Pine Montessori School we had HTHT come in and do programs with our Preschoolers [...]

NASA Video Show’s the Moon Between Spaceship and Earth!

The image shows the moon passing between the NASA climate observatory and Earth. It was captured by a NASA camera on board the Deep Space Climate Observatory on July 16, 2015 over the space of five hours. In the image it shows the fully illuminated ‘dark side’ of the Moon that is not visible from Earth. The [...]