The Great Lego Balloon Car Race

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Every summer we like to add a bit of science every week. We take some extra time on a walk to observe nature. We check out at least one science-related book each week from the library. And take to test out different ideas and projects that caught our eyes throughout the year, but we didn’t […]

Why does an experiment fail? (And what to do when it does)

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Does it seem that every single experiment you do fails? Are you on the verge of giving up on ever doing experiments ever again? First of all, let me say that you are not alone! Even some of the top scientists in history have repeatedly experienced failure in the lab. Thomas Edison explained it best […]

I want to teach science, but textbooks put me to sleep!

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So, you want to teach science at home. You jumped over the hurdles of doing dissections and experiments in your house. But when you think back to the textbooks you read, a yawn unwittingly escapes from your mouth. A phrase quietly ushers from your lips, “I want to teach science, but textbooks put me to […]