Learning Science

Meet the champions of the Animal Olympics.

As the summer Olympics come to a close, people still buzz around with the names of the stars and champions that this year’s games brought us. Another successful Olympics passed, leaving the history books with many names.  Have you ever wondered what the Olympic Games would be like if animals were the athletes? Let me [...]

Planting with kids. Astounding bouquet of sciences you can dig in.

I can hardly find another activity that packs so much education and so much excitement for kids, as… gardening. Astronomy, geography, botany, geology, zoology, math are at our disposal… as well as playing and digging in the mud, watering and actually doing something “real”! My kids find it as much fun as cooking, but I [...]

Birdwatching: super fun, super educational and super easy outdoor activity.

Finally. It is no longer so freezing that I can’t calculate how many overcoats, sweaters, hats I need to bundle up to take my lovely brood outside even for a little while. Love the liveliness and optimism of the spring. We all dash outside and… I have a terrifying feeling, that over the long winter [...]

Air + water = wind. Best kits to teach wind energy to kids.

Do you actually know what is WIND? Wind is actually a combination of air and heat. When the sun heats the earth, the earth heats the air above it, and that hot air rises. This air leaves a space that new air needs to fill – so cooler air rushes in, causing wind. Wind is [...]

Top 5 reasons why we should teach our children chemistry

1. It’s literally the basis of science. Chemistry is based on the very building blocks of all of science – microscopic things like atoms and molecules. Scientists say that chemistry is an alphabet of science. An understanding of basic concepts of chemistry could give your child a significant advantage in understanding other sciences. Take, biology, [...]

10 fun facts about the Solar System

Teach children about our cosmic neighborhood – Solar System! 10 fun facts about the Solar System: The 8 planets of the Solar System include 4 inner planets - Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars, and 4 outer planets - Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune. The outer planets of the Solar System are made mostly of gas and water. The inner planets are made up almost entirely of [...]