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New Experience #13: The Simplest Circuit

Did you know it’s possible to light a small lightbulb with just one battery and one wire? When I taught fourth grade, I introduced our unit on electricity by having my students figure out how to do just that.  It … Continue reading

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New Experience #51: Ivory Soap Experiment

Recently Leah has been saying that she wants to be a scientist when she grows up.  I’m definitely planning on encouraging this dream.  First of all, the United States needs more women in science.  Second, this is a huge improvement … Continue reading

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Toy Review: Snap Circuits Jr.

Luke had minor surgery last week, and he cannot run, climb, or play ball for a week.  The stitches he has are nothing compared to the torture of being told he can’t go to the playground or participate in gym … Continue reading

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