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What important invention happened on May 23, 1785 and by Whom?

Answer:   The invention of the Bifocals was announced on May 23, 1785 by Benjamin Franklin!     To learn more about Benjamin Franklin and his bifocals, check out this article!   http://www.antiquespectacles.com/topics/franklin/franklin.htm  

~Think About it Thursday~

Here is a great Think About Thursday Thought…. Have you ever wondered why your dog freaks out during a thunderstorm? With Summer storms right around the corner, you need to read this article and find out why and what to do when this happens!! https://news.nationalgeographic.com/2018/04/animals-pets-summer-storms-weather/     Image Source: Pixabay.com Article Source: https://news.nationalgeographic.com/2018/04/animals-pets-summer-storms-weather/

Now You See Me, Now You Don’t!

Now you see me; now you don’t! Who doesn’t love a good game of hide and seek? Hide and seek happens in nature through adaptations known as camouflage and mimicry. Most of these adaptations have developed over time.  Members of the species who used camouflage or mimicry were more likely to survive so more and […]

Think about it Thursday……April Showers

We all know the saying “April showers bring May flowers” but have you ever wondered how to measure a rain drop? There’s always water vapor in our air. Sometimes it collects in clouds and then, when it gets heavy enough, falls to earth as rain. Most people think of raindrops as tear-shaped. But a French […]

Spring Break Science Experiments to do at Home!

SPRING BREAK SCIENCE EXPERIMENTS TO DO AT HOME! Need some ideas on what to do with the children while they are on Spring Break? Come see our STEM science experiments which are FUN, hands-on and can be done together as family or the children can do them with their friends. With so many STEM experiments […]

FUN FACT FRIDAY

Did you know that an egg looks like a crazy jellyfish underwater? A cracked egg on land might make a big mess, 60 feet below the surface of the ocean, the pressure on the egg is 2.8 times atmospheric pressure, and it holds it all together like an invisible egg shell.

RIP Stephen Hawking… You will be missed!

    World renowned physicist Stephen Hawking has died at the age of 76.       Stephen Hawking was born 8 January 1942 in Oxford, England and at the age of 22 was diagnosed with motor neurone disease and given two years to live. The disease left him to live in a wheelchair and […]

Spring Forward and Fall Back

              Why do we “Spring Forward” and “Fall Back” every year?   On March 11th we will be “springing it Forward” meaning we will be setting our clocks ahead one hour. Why do we do this? We move one hour from the morning and add it to the night […]

Your Brain on Video Games

                               Your brain on video games Think fast! Your brain is a communication powerhouse! It takes in data, analyzes it, and helps you understand the world around you.  You also move, breath, and live because of the brain. So, what makes […]

Black History Month

  Black History Month is observed in February and the reason that we have Black History Month is so that we can remember the important contributions and achievements that African American’s have brought throughout this Nations history. One person that thought should be honored this month is Mae Jemison. She was the first African American to […]