Posts Tagged ‘stem for kids’



The Epic Hidden History of Maraschino Cherries

Join High Touch High Tech in celebrating International Cherry Pit Spitting Day July 3rd! Here in the glory days of summer, one of the best things about an already stellar season is the abundance of fruit, especially the abundance of CHERRIES!  Enjoyed right across the world from The U.S. to Japan, this beloved fruit has […]

Never Underestimate a Catfish

Join High Touch High Tech in celebrating National Catfish Day June 25th! When you hear the word “catfish” it may bring up different associations in your mind. For many of us, “catfish” refers to an internet scam where a person is lured in by a fake dating profile and then targeted for money.   If you […]

National Hollerin’ Day!

Join High Touch High Tech in celebrating National Hollerin’ Day June 19th OORAH!  If you instantly heard the distinctive sound of the US Marine battle cry in your head as you read that word, you know the power of a strong, powerful shout.  Gentle face-to-face spoken communication is a wonderful thing, but there’s definitely something […]

Everybody Loves Flip-Flops

Join High Touch High Tech in CelebratingNational Flip-Flop DayJune 11th! Modern-day fashionistas may disparage flip-flops, and some doctors warn against wearing them constantly.  But aside from a few objections, the archaeological and historical record both testify to the fact that humans the world over have been rocking flip-flops and sandals, flip-flops’ close relatives, since before […]

What is Sound?

Join High Touch High Tech in celebrating Build a Musical Instrument Day May 22nd! Close your eyes for a moment and listen to your environment.  What sounds do you hear?  Unless you are in the quietest place on earth, Stratfield Labs’ special Anechoic Chamber, your ears will easily tune to even the little sounds in […]

The Magnitude!

Join High Touch High Tech in celebrating Richter Scale Day April 26th! Does the name Charles F. Richter mean anything to you? Is he your friend on Facebook or Instagram? Is he a YouTube Star? No! Back in 1935, 86 years ago, this man developed a mathematical way to determine the strength of earthquakes! You […]

Garlic is a Superhero

Join High Touch High Tech in celebrating National Garlic DayApril 19th While not actually an Avenger, Wonder Woman or Batman, garlic does have so many health benefits, that it deserves to be considered a superhero. It might as well be wearing a cape! When we first encounter garlic, it really does not have much of a […]

The Hidden Life of Mushrooms

Join High Touch High Tech in celebrating Mushroom Day April 14th! In a soup, they’re a pleasure.  On pizza, a game-changer.  Grilled on a bun, they are a vegetarian’s best friend.  Mushrooms are one of mother earth’s tastiest foods, but did you know they could also… SAVE THE WORLD?  Researchers like Paul Stamets are teaching […]

Zoo Lover’s Day!

Join High Touch High Tech in celebrating Zoo Lover’s Day April 8th The Kitchens of Zoos – otherwise known as Commissaries – are some of the busiest kitchens in the world and serve a VERY demanding clientele! Ever had to cook a dinner for a large number of guests? And if some are vegetarian?  Maybe […]

Find a Rainbow

Join High Touch High Tech in celebrating Find a Rainbow Day April 3rd A rainbow is caused by the collision of sunlight and certain atmospheric conditions. Light enters a water droplet, slowing down and bending as it goes from air to denser water. The light reflects off the inside of the droplet, separating into its component wavelengths–or […]