Monthly Archives: January 2014

Extracting DNA

Science club today featured a local female microbiologist!  She helped the kiddos extract DNA from their own saliva!  It went a little like this… Swish with clear colored Gatorade for 2 minutes (this was the longest 2 minutes EVER). Place … Continue reading

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Building Structures – after school science

This week at science club we learned about building strong structures. We investigated the strength of triangles by building the strongest structure we could with 4 marshmallows and 5 toothpicks. This activity and inspiration for the rest of today’s activities … Continue reading

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Where in the World…

Cosmo Boy got a Carmen Sandiego DVD for Christmas. Remember Where in the world is Carmen Sandiego? I think it was a PBS show. Anyway, every evening this week he and Curious Girl have begged me to let them watch … Continue reading

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