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Baby powder, oil, food coloring.
Vinegar, baking soda, food coloring
Powdered sugar, vinegar, and oil
The Octopus, by Ogden Nash
Tell me, O Octopus, I begs
Is those things arms, or is they legs?
RESEARCH RESEARCH RESEARCH! Can you find the answers to these eight questions?
1. Well, what are those long curly thingies?
2. How many ____________________ does an octopus have?
3. Can you find the origin of the word Octopus?
4. What does “Octo” mean?
Tougher questions. . . Ready?
5. What is the Kingdom, Phylum, Class and Order of an octopus?
6. How many hearts does an octopus have?
7. How many suction cups might an average octopus have? (Hint: about 250 per ____________)
8. What are the plural forms of the word “octopus?”
The exact moment of a sonic boom. An Air Force F-22 Raptor executes a sonic flyby over the flight deck of the aircraft carrier, USS John C. Stennis.
What is a sonic boom?
LOOK IT UP, then write a comment to share what you’ve learned!
These clouds paint a beautiful picture in the skies of Norway.
What types of clouds do you see in this photo?
Hint: Check out this cloud atlas by the Kiwi Kids (ask a parent to copy & paste this address into an Internet browser)
Where is Norway? You can use an Atlas or encyclopedia to help you locate and learn about this beautiful place!
BTW: What is an Atlas? After whom was it named?
Answers lead to questions…
The following is an excerpt from Aurora Lipper’s “Supercharged Science Newsletter” (August 30, 2012).
IT’S AMAZING WHAT A HANDS-ON SCIENCE CLASS CAN DO!!!
“Recently a man came up to me and thanked me excitedly. To be honest, I didn’t recognize him. Then he explained that about six years ago, I had taught a science workshop that his son had attended. His son was apparently doing very poorly in all his subjects at the time (I think he was in 6th grade).
He continued to tell me that after the workshop, his son had developed a fascination with science (airplanes in particular). It seems it suddenly clicked for him that school was about the real world, and that it all worked together. Math was part of flying planes, as was writing. Airline pilots need college degrees, in fact.
His grades in school got better, and in science he was getting A’s and B’s. Then the man straightened up and smiled…
He said, “My boy just started college in Aeronautical Engineering!”
It turns out, six years ago he was looking ahead and worrying that his son might not even finish high school. This just goes to show that science can be so much more than just a subject to teach your kids – it’s a part of the magical world we all live in.”