Archive for September, 2020

Native Communication

If a time machine dropped you into the Americas in 1491, what would you find? A vast, empty continent roamed by small bands of people, fighting to survive? No way!  Both North and South America before the arrival of Columbus played host to very large urban civilizations, powerful militaries, huge agricultural economies, and an impressive […]

Celebrating Pollution Prevention Week: September 21 – 27, 2020

Pollution is one of the largest threats against our planet, poisoning our water systems, contaminating our atmosphere, and suffocating wildlife. Pollution is defined as a process in which land, air, water, and the remainder of the environment are made dirty, unsafe, and unsuitable for use. By making yourself aware of the sources creating pollution, we […]

Triangles: The Strongest Shape

One shape is a favorite among architects, the triangle. The triangle is the strongest shape, capable of holding its shape, having a strong base, and providing immense support.  Some of the world’s most famous architectural marvels like the Eiffel Tower, Great Pyramids of Giza, and the Louvre Pyramid use the support of triangles to make […]

The World’s Most Famous Math Game: Sudoku

Sudoku is a single person, mathematics crossword, and it is the most popular puzzle in the world. A sudoku puzzle is a grid composed of individual boxes called cells, arranged in a 9 cell by 9 cell square. These 81 cells come partially filled, and the goal of the puzzle is to complete the cells […]