Many children can identify that water exists in 3 states within our natural environment. Understanding that it is the very same water that undergoes changes of state presents far more of a challenge to children in grade 2. The following experiment is simple yet effective in helping children understand changes in state and a rudimentary understanding of the water cycle.
alentine’s Day is a perfect time to give that loved one a selection of candy… and there’s nothing more romantic on Valentine’s Day than to give that special someone candy… and teach them how to use the candy to do some really cool science. Our science of candy expert, Steve Spangler, is here to turn candy into oohs & ahhhs. Continue reading
Maddie and the team head down to the National Poo Museum to find out why poo is so important. From analysing scat to determine an animals health to using it to track elusive animals in the rain forest, you’ll be surprised how much can be learned! Continue reading
With the holidays just around the corner, you might still be looking for just the right gift for someone… especially if you’re a kid. Our science guy, Steve Spangler, is here to show us how to make an amazing tie-dye t-shirt without the inconvenience or mess. Continue reading
To celebrate the release of the Cities episode of Planet Earth II, Maddie Moate went down to East London to meet the beekeeper Chris from Barnes & Webb who manages a selection of beehives across the city. Continue reading
Most students understand the need to protect the environment. However, not all students recognize that we need to care and show respect for our natural world. Continue reading
Here’s an interesting overview of the educational philosophy of the Ottawa forest and nature school and its dedicated teachers. For more click here to go to their website.