Posts Tagged ‘stem for kids’



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 […]

Live Long & Prosper

Join High Touch High Tech in celebrating, Live Long and Prosper Day March 26th If you were ever a fan of Start Trek, the phrase, “Live Long and Prosper” is a familiar one. Often spoken by Starship Enterprise’s resident Vulcan and scientist, driven strictly by logic, Mr. Spock. As we celebrate this special day and […]

Giant Pandas: Goofball or Genius?

Join High touch High Tech in celebrating Giant Panda Day March 16th! Even the toughest among us cannot resist a little tiny internal “awwwww” when we happen upon a viral video of rotund Giant Panda babies bombarding their caretaker with their squishy, playful bodies.  How about when one falls off something in a goofy, bamboo-induced […]

A Humble Ear of Corn

Join High Touch High Tech in celebrating Popcorn Lover’s Day March 11, 2021 A humble ear of corn (a.k.a. Maize) might not seem like much.  Maize is so ubiquitous in the modern world, not just in that tasty, crunchy popcorn bucket you get with extra butter at the movies, but in corn-based snacks and cereals, […]

Pistachios, a yummy seed!

Join High Touch High Tech in celebrating National Pistachio Day February 26, 2021! Pistachios are the seeds from the fruit of a small Persian tree, Pistachia vera. They have been cultivated for at least 3,000 years, widely in Central Asia to the Mediterranean region. Green and slightly sweet, pistachios are called nuts, but botanically are seeds. Related […]

Get a “Charge” out of National Battery Day!

It’s National Battery day! What a shock! We get a “charge” out of this day every year! Observed annually on February 18th, the day serves to appreciate the convenience batteries provide to us in our everyday lives. Before we can appreciate batteries, we better determine what a battery is. Batteries are a collection of one or […]

Sharks Never Get Toothaches!

Join High Touch High Tech in celebrating National Toothache Day February 9, 2021! Far back into some of the most ancient human remains ever found, archaeologists see a constant human universal: toothaches!  Whether broken, lost, ground down completely, or abscessed so severely they impact the bone of the jaw, humankind has suffered with tooth pain […]

Little Piece Picker-Uppers

Join High Touch High Tech in celebrating National Chopsticks Day February 6, 2021! It is said that you can neatly divide the world population by choice of eating utensil.  About one third of the world population eats with knife and fork.  Another third of the world  eats with their hands.  The other third uses chopsticks […]