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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 […]

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 […]

What will your “little turkeys” be doing this Thanksgiving break? HTHT has a few suggestions…..

Is everyone looking forward to the long holiday weekend? The leaves are changing, the temperature is dropping, food is smelling and tasting fantastic. Also……the kiddos are out of school. It is nice to spend time with relatives, eat amazing foods, do a little shopping, and watch some football. But what about the kids?  It can […]

Cassini spacecraft is ready for its grand finale!!!

The Cassini Spacecraft is about to fly through the undiscovered space between Saturn’s rings and the planet. For the first time in history Cassini will be taking pictures and collecting data about Saturn’s interior, its mysterious storms, the age of its rings and the length of its day. Cassini launched into space on October 15th, 1997, entered […]

Try These End of School Year Testing Study Tips!

  1. Designate a Study Area. Clear a designated study space at home or at your local library. Somewhere quiet with little distraction. 2. Get Organized. Make a list or better yet use a calendar to organize. Balance your homework, tests and extra curricular activities by using a planner. 3. Develop a Study Plan. You should create a […]

Letters from the students at Charlotte Jewish Day School

Such cute letters and drawings from our friends at the Charlotte Jewish Day School! Thank you for sharing about how much you all love science and enjoyed your visit with Jetstream Julie! Can’t wait until we get to come back and see you all!

Cookie Chemistry

Cookies – it’s as easy as throwing some ingredients in the bowl and popping them in the oven right?  Sure mixing up cookies is pretty easy but the real work begins once you close the oven door. There are actually several fun chemical reactions that happen once your cookies are baking in the hot oven. […]

All About Super Moons

You may have already spotted it or heard about it on the news, but this week’s full moon is a super moon and is the closest the Moon has been to Earth since 1948!  So what is a super moon? How does it happen?  Definitely make some time tonight to go outside with your family […]

Pumpkin Science on National Pumpkin Day!

It’s that time of year again where the leaves are changing colors, little graveyards are popping up in neighborhoods and millions of pumpkins are going through a metamorphosis to become jack-o’-lanterns. It’s Halloween time!  There are some interesting facts and science about the pumpkin.  In history, it was said that the jack-o-lantern was to fend of […]

This Color Night Light Is Best For Sleep – The Color Will Surprise You!

If you have to sleep with a night light on you might think that blue and white lights might create a calming sensation and help you sleep best. However, a new study  involving hamsters suggests that blue light had  worst effects on mood, followed closely by white light. So what is the best color for night […]