Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Virtual Reality and the White House

Never before has the one dollar bill been so cool! Try the new 1600 app and experience the White
House as it comes to life through your dollar bill. This new virtual reality app was released this month and let's you experience Marine One landing on the lawn, the Easter egg roll and even seasons changing. It is an entire year at the White House through virtual reality.

Go ahead and Explore It!

Click and see: How to see the White House on a dollar bill.

iOS app
Android App

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Make a Wind Up Racer!

Explore energy with these easy activity you can do at home!

Monday, November 28, 2016

The Show About Science

Listen to 6 year old Nate talk about science with experts from around the world. Like Nate says, if
you only listen to one podcast about science, this should be it!

The latest Show About Science talks about creating your own fruit fly experiment.

Click to listen on SoundCloud: Fake Sugar and Fruit Flies

Monday, November 14, 2016

Shabam! The Science Podcast That Will Eat Your Brain!

Take a listen to the Shabam! podcast for a mix of fictional storytelling and science. This podcast will captivate young and old alike.

Listen here: Shabam! The science podcast that will eat your brain!

Monday, October 31, 2016

Pumpkin Facts

Who is ready for the Pumpkini? 
Watch this TED-Ed lesson because it is PUMPKIN SEASON!
Click Here to View the Video Lesson

Sunday, October 23, 2016

Book Club For Kids

Listen to the Book Club for Kids Podcast. This week's episode is about Mary Amato's novel, "Our Teacher is a Vampire and Other Not True Stories". 

In every episode of this podcast, a different group of kids discusses a young adult book. Each episode also features a celebrity reader and an interview with the book’s author.

Saturday, October 15, 2016

The Oddities of the First American Election

Elections seem to have always given rise to strange situations. What was it like in the early days? Watch this TED-Ed lesson and explore the oddities of the first American election.

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Monday, September 26, 2016

Let's Talk About the Pangolin

Have you seen a Pangolin before?

Check out the Pangolin facts below. Use the questions as a conversation starter with your family.

Today's Explore it! topic comes from Family Science Chat - follow them on Twitter for short, science themed ideas for family discussions.

Monday, September 19, 2016

What is an engineer?

Do you like to build, design and create things to solve problems? Engineering might be for you! Watch this TED-Ed lesson and learn about the many ways engineers help us each day.

Click the image and follow the link to the lesson.

Monday, September 12, 2016

Why do cats act so weird?

Families, do you own a cat? Do you think cats are weird? Explore this short 5 minute video about cats and complete the questions and discussion afterwards.

Click the image below to go to the lesson:

TED-Ed Lesson