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What they’re reading: Howard: Portnoy’s Complaint Bernadette: Jewish Cooking Boot Camp Penny: An Actor Prepares Sheldon: The Official Dictionary of Sarcasm Leonard: A Brief History of Time Amy: Smart Women Foolish Choices Koothrappali: Eat, Pray, Love The Big Bang Theory … Continue reading

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Explorers Club: Volcanoes

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just another day at work … today’s Explorers Club (various science topics each month for 1st-5th graders after school) was all about volcanoes. I think that “lava” is at least 9 feet high! First I read Elizabeth Rusch’s marvelous Volcano … Continue reading

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Science of Crayons

historyhobbit: Our wax experiment from Wonderworks- the #steam #storytime at my #library

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will definitely be looking for this one! what a great review! Review of the Day: The Most Magnificent Thing by Ashley Spires and here is Ashley herself: http://www.youtube.com/attribution_link?a=PYMWXRjxeKQ&u=/watch?v=DwKag_TWC_w&feature=share

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Garden program ideas

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thedailylaughs: Even broken things can still be beautiful. [via]

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Every once in a while a book comes along that touches your heart. Me … Jane by Patrick McDonnell (Little, Brown 2011) is one of those books for me. From the title page, which shows a photograph… Happy Birthday Jane! Becoming … Continue reading

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schoollibraryjournal: Guest pinner Amy Koester added a 100th pin to our STEAM board. Great programming ideas for STEM + art.

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10 Tips to Support Children’s Science Learning | NAEYC For Families

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Amp up the fun and have the kids learn about electricity with this experiment! Use homemade electric play dough – conductive and insulating – to create circuits that light an LED. looks like fun for a STEAM storytime!! Electric Play … Continue reading

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sagansense: Neil deGrasse Tyson: Why You Will Never Find Scientists Leading Armies Into Battle In this weekend’s issue of Parade, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson opens up about his passion for the laws of nature and how he wants to “transform … Continue reading

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