Category Archives: For fun!

Mythbusters Field Trip

We had a great time visiting the Mythbuster’s Studio!  Thanks to Adam to showing us around and telling us stories of his adventures! *Before the world of CGI, there was model making!  Each of the Hershey kiss movement was a … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving! Cheers to the turkeys!

Whether or not you are a turkey eater, you’ll be able to spice up the dinner conversation with these fabulous turkey facts: Turkeys sleep in trees!  Despite being quite hefty, they fly up to the tree branches to spend the … Continue reading

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Zombie Ants Get Decapitated By Vicious Flies

Happy Halloween! I have a real-life horror story for you. Fire ants (which are pretty nasty creatures!) can sting their prey to death!  But they have a predator that is even more vicious:  FEMALE PHORID FLIES! Here’s their reproductive strategy: … Continue reading

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Tinkering elective- Hack-a-pumpkin!

Tinkering class today!  So much fun!  So much messy-making!

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Play Energyville!

Many of you were interested in learning about energy resources-the good, the bad, and the ugly.  As we learned, every energy resource has advantages and drawbacks.  But we still need energy!  And we are consuming more of it every day!  … Continue reading

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In case you missed this…the world’s highest skydive!

From Wired.com: He did it. Felix Baumgartner broke the speed of sound during his stratospheric leap from 128,097 feet on Sunday and landed safely 9 minutes and 3 seconds later, touching down so gracefully that he made the whole thing … Continue reading

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Have a dream science project? These girls had one…and they made it come true!

Six 6th grade girls from Bowling Green, Kentucky had a dream: to send a camera into the stratosphere!  With the help of a few adults, some funding, and their science skills, they built a weather balloon to carry high resolution … Continue reading

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