Tag Archives: science

How do penguins stay warm in winter?

It’s all about the feathers … I began by showing the children a globe and asking if they knew what it was. The verbal response was “the earth!” and I supplied the word “globe.” I asked where they lived and … Continue reading

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Using Apps to Explore the Natural World | ALSC Blog

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Going Batty @ the Library

You can warm up your audience (depending on their age!) with a few batty riddles: What bat do you find at the circus? An acro-bat! Why did the little bat want to get a job? He was tired of just … Continue reading

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Ready for Pumpkin Science

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lostsplendor: “Marie Curie made some of the most significant contributions to science in the 20th century. And as most people already know, she did so at a great cost to her own health. What most people probably don’t know, however, … Continue reading

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Butterflies in the library!

historyhobbit: A tiny patron decided that our butterflies need a book display and a sign encouraging people to check them out.

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This interactive infographic accurately illustrates the scale of over 100 items within the observable universe ranging from galaxies to insects, nebulae and stars to molecules and atoms. have you tried this yet? if not, go there now!! have fun! Magnifying … Continue reading

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Gravity

Don’t miss Jason Chin’s latest nonfiction picture book, Gravity! Definitely going to use this for Wonderworks storytime!http://jasonchin.net/?book=gravity

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Mystery Box Science

historyhobbit: @bkmuse7’s science station… with lab coats!

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I have a Jane Goodall minifigure on my desk … will be happy to add to the collections! LEGO To Release Female Scientist Figurines | Mental Floss

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