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The Invincible Soap Bubble

My 5th grade daughter had to do a science fair project this year and after much deliberation, decided on this project called The Invincible Soap Bubble, found at All Science Fair Projects dot com. I just thought it was one … Continue reading

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Chicken Life Cycle

3rd grader M is hatching chicks this week in school.   I went in to school today to take some pictures of the two that hatched.  M’s younger sister K and E got a chance to meet and hold the chicks … Continue reading

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Teaching forensic DNA analysis to 4th graders

….was incredibly rewarding. I’m re-printing a post of mine from my other blog: My friend R’s class spent the last couple of weeks before Christmas break talking about forensics. My forensic DNA talk was going to wrap up the unit. … Continue reading

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Featured on and future growth

These are a few places The Exploration Station has been featured on: Sylvan Dell Publshing’s Favorite Education/Literacy Sites Wired: Geekdad’s Six Great and Geeky Homeschooling Websites Starr Weems DeGraffenreid of interviewed me for a Where to Find Inspiration Series … Continue reading

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Fall color walk

I just needed an excuse to post more gorgeous pictures of fall colors. I think the kids are beginning to think I live with the camera around my neck because I need to bring it every time we step outside. … Continue reading

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New experiments coming soon!

After over a month long break, I’m finally ready to start doing some more science experiments with the girls. Be sure to check back soon for experiments on: The Mystery Substance Properties of Matter Growing Sugar Crystals DNA extraction and … Continue reading

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Martha Stewart Earth Day Special

Martha Stewart will feature a profile of Sims Metal Management today as part of their Earth Day Coverage. Set your DVRs and VCRs or tune in to see Sims Metal Management discussing their contributions to the health of the environment. … Continue reading

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