The Experience

Lately, Mia has been extremely vested in conducting scientific experiences. I learned when she says, "Momma, I'm doing my experiences." What she really means is she is doing her experiments. In past week, she has conducted multiple experiences in the front yard using paints, pens, water, and zip lock bags. There was also a short lived roly-poly farm in her purple beach bucket.This morning, I almost tripped over a zip lock bag filled with a blue tinted liquid, sitting on the front steps....more

HeLa Cells of Henrietta Lacks

HeLa cells are the most fascinating cells of all times. They are cancer cells that can survive outside the body. These cells belong to a black woman called Henrietta Lacks who had died at the age of 31 in the year 1951 in Baltimore. Her cervical biopsy was sent to the lab Dr George Otto Gey. He extracted cervical cells and was able to grow them. He had no idea that these cells would grow like no other cells. He also sent them to various scientists around the world....more

No longer sci fi: Researchers develop brain-to-brain communications over 5,000 miles

It was only a matter of time.An international team of researchers  were able to transmit a thought from one person's brain to another person's brain some 5,000 miles apart.The transmission used no writing or speaking but rather a thought from one scalp in India (via the Internet) to the other scalp in France.The thoughts were "hola" (hello) and "ciao" (goodbye) and they wree "assigned to the brai-computer interface to send as a binary code by email." ...more

Creating A Liquid Rainbow

I'm pretty sure, that if you are using Pinterest, you are finding amazing project though out the year, that you never get to, so I went through mine and choose,RainbowsHarry PotterNew England StatesFor my blog, this summer.Tonight (after a shopping trip to Target), I sat the boys down and we attempted to make a rainbow jar....more

A WISE TEACHER NCE TOLD ME ABOUT LOVE....

A WISE TEACHER ONCE TOLD ME ABOUT LOVE....... LOVE TRANSCENDS ALL OBSTACLES IN THIS LIFETIME, IS THE STRONGEST ENERGY IN THIS UNIVERSE, LOVE JUMPS EFFORTLESSLY IN SPACE AND TIME.... LOVE OPENS DOORS, HEALS OLD WOUNDS, BOOSTS THE BODIES IMMUNE SYSTEMS, AND PROMOTES HOMEOSTASIS, AND A GOOD BALANCE IN OUR LIVES. LOVE IS GOD AND GOD IS LOVE SO LOVE YOUR CHILDREN, LOVE YOUR PARENTS, LOVE YOUR FRIENDS, LOVE YOUR ANIMALS, LOVE YOU HUSBANDS AND WIVES, AND MOST OF ALL LOVE YOURSELVES AND LOVE YOUR LIVES.... BE HAPPY...more

Sexism Keeps Women from Careers in Hard Science

Sexism Keeps Women from Careers in Hard Science...more

Consciously Uncoupling From the Kids

Reversing the trend of helicopter parenting has become all the rage among parenting experts, medical professionals, and even political writers who are encouraging parents to land their helicopters and shift toward a more relaxed parenting style -- one that tells parents to hang back, observe from afar so that kids can explore life's challenges....more

Learning Chemistry, Physics and Math in the Garden - Part 1

Agriculture is science. If you're growing something - whether flowers in a pot on the windowsill or vast fields of vegetables - you've got a ready-built classroom....more

Eggshell Geodes - after school experiment

I love finding cool science experiments on Pinterest.  The plan is to incorporate some of these ideas into Cub Scout activities. I decided to try one of the experiments with the Posse as a test run....more
I can't wait to do this with JMP in a couple of years. ;-)more