Red, White & Book: The Science Behind Fireworks

Red, White & Boom: The Science Behind Fireworks

Lauren Cook Fuddlebrook, General

July 4th celebrations may be different this year, but will still probably include some sort of fireworks display. As you enjoy the show, think how much science is behind that spectacle. People everywhere enjoy the fantastic explosions and the brilliant light displays of fireworks, but there’s a lot happening to make that celebration entertaining. Each firework launched into the sky …

Try a Quirkles or Fuddlebrook Book for Free!

Try a Quirkles or Fuddlebrook Book for Free!

Lauren Cook General

Why not add some awesome science to your day with the Quirkles or Fuddlebrook School Science series, two 26-book series and related materials? A great way to integrate literacy and science, the Quirkles introduce ways to excite young children with hands-on science activities, fun alliteration, and whimsical illustrations. Fuddlebrook steps in where the Quirkles leave off—appealing to slightly older children. …

Splish, Splash…Let’s Have a Water Bash: Five Activities for Outside Water Fun!

Sherry Cook General

Summer is finally here! It’s the perfect time to entertain with some H2O.  Kids won’t mind leaving the television or other electronic devices behind when water play becomes an option! Five Fun Activities for Water Fun: Homemade Water Slide Supplies: Heavy plastic or camping tarp Garden hose (the hose needs to stay on) Cheap shampoo to make tarp slippery Place …