Many of my posts lately are little jaunts and getaways from grading science assignments. Today I had the joy of reading a paper by a student regarding what they learned during a water quality monitoring exercise. The student ended the paper with, “I think that all of these facts point to one thing: that God is our creator, […]
Did you know that your shoulders support 14.7 lbs per square inch of the earth’s atmosphere? That’s right! You are carrying a burden even when your backpack is in the closet. It rises from your shoulders and extends to the edge of the atmosphere 80 km above sea level. This semester a team of intrepid budding […]
What: Idaho Master Water Stewards Workshop for Parents and Teens Where: Bridge Bible Fellowship, 960 West Palouse River Drive When: Saturday, November 7, 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM Bring: a bag lunch and dress for the weather! Make your neighborhood stream the classroom! Learn how to monitor water quality and then teach your kids how […]
I love the periodic table. This map of the chemical world has so much information about the elements, the history of chemistry, and important atomic concepts built into it I am continually astounded. One of my favorite periodic tables of late is the one from the Los Alamos National Laboratory. Check it out!
What do these three things have in common? They are part of our increasingly interesting homeschooler-led ecological field study. Half of this study takes place at the University of Idaho Arboretum and Botanical Garden. The other half takes place just south on City of Moscow property. It is a restored riparian zone on the South Fork […]