Sci Chic Offers Products and Subscription Boxes for Nerdy Jewelry Wearers

If you or your kid likes science jewelry, education, or subscription boxes, Sci Chic deserves a look.

February 3, 2017

Neurofeedback: What It Is, What It Does, What You Need to Know

Neurofeedback provides an alternative to medication for children and adults. It treats the electrical transmissions in the brain directly, providing…

January 31, 2017

The Science of Crowd Counting & 3 Ways to Teach Kids Estimation

Patricia introduces the science of counting crowds and methods to show kids how to estimate large numbers.

January 29, 2017

Your Co-worker Has Anxiety. Now What?

What do you do when faced with an anxious co-worker? Dakster knows.

January 19, 2017

Technology to Limit Technology: Cell Phone Addiction

After only eight months with a smartphone, Rebecca Angel cannot imagine life without one. But at what cost? She was…

January 7, 2017

‘Oh, Ick!’ That Was Fun

Science is awesome. And also gross.

December 21, 2016

MEL Chemistry – Your Gift Solution

I had the opportunity to try out the MEL Science Chemistry kit, and, I have to say, it's a winner.

December 15, 2016

Going Beyond Hour of Code: A Non-Coding Parent’s Guide

What do you say, are you ready to teach your kids code, and learn along with them? It is as…

December 12, 2016

First Images and Video From Avatar: Discover Pandora

Visit the 'Avatar' planet of Pandora with your family in this new exhibit that brings the movie to life.

December 9, 2016

The Ultimate-est List of Toys, Kits, and Books to Teach Kids Coding

An updated list of toys, kits, and books that teach kids to code. Perfect for celebrating Hour of Code or…

December 6, 2016

School Kids Recreate Daraprim for $20 (Not $750)

A group of high school students in Australia has recreated a key ingredient in Daraprim for a fraction of the…

December 3, 2016

SBrick Plus: Programmable Interlocking Bricks You Want

When educators asked for better programmable interlocking bricks that were compatible with LEGO, SBrick Plus answered the call. Check out…

November 3, 2016

Nail Biting: Mental Disorder or Gross Habit?

Nail biting is classified as an obsessive-compulsive disorder. Does this mean your child should be treated for the very common…

October 16, 2016

The Hadron Collider (Sort of!) Can Be Found in Australia

I’m no particle physicist, and I am unlikely to ever enter CERN laboratories. But for one brief, shining moment, I…

September 1, 2016

Dinosaur State Park: Dinosaurs in Connecticut!

We've gone to many museums to visit dinosaurs — the Smithsonian in DC,the American Museum of Natural History in New…

August 23, 2016

Profound Perseid Ponderances

I, uh, stayed up last night and watched the Perseid Meteor Shower / It was, um, amazing.

August 13, 2016

Hogwarts Party at the Library!

All the details of the Back-to-Hogwarts party Amy hosted at her public library this past weekend.

August 3, 2016

Pokébiology: Where Science and Pokémon Meet

Anika interviews a biologist to discover how Pokémon and real-world science intersect.

July 22, 2016

Potions 101: Adding a Little Magic to Your Science (Or Science to Your Magic)

Here's a textbook from a Hogwarts Potions class, which, remarkably enough, can also be used as a textbook for fun…

July 18, 2016

Science and Technology Tailored to Tweens: StemBox

If you're looking for a STEM kit that dives deep into concepts, StemBox could be the box your tweens look…

June 22, 2016

The Sport of Vaccination

Not getting vaccinated is like playing a game against a team of vampires. They are bigger, stronger, and faster. The…

June 2, 2016

I Hate Passwords

Do you hate creating and remember passwords? So do most of us. But what are the alternatives?

May 26, 2016

Kickstarter Alert: Movin’ With the Mover Kit

The Mover Kit: Wearable tech for kids; with a huge range of possibilities to code, create, and encourage kids to…

May 18, 2016

Is Your Preschooler Ready for Bitsbox?

Your early reader may be ready for Bitsbox, even if your child a few years younger than recommended.

May 11, 2016

Just Say No to Screen-Free Week

Okay, I get it. Some people do nothing but get consumed by a screen. Do you really think walking away…

May 6, 2016

Electronics for Teens With Creation Crate

Many STEM-based subscription boxes that I've seen have been targeted toward younger kids, getting them excited about STEM subjects early.…

March 20, 2016

How Four Kids LEGO of Self-Doubt and (MIND)STORMed the Castle

You know how I don't like to spend Saturday? Watching kids play with Lego bricks. Especially if I'm not allowed…

March 4, 2016

Reactions to Facebook’s New ‘Reactions’

What do you think about Facebook's new "reactions"?

February 24, 2016

Windows Notepad for Toddlers and Preschoolers

A child's distraction tactic launched my three-year-old daughter's reading, writing, and typing exploration. It can launch your child's journey as…

February 12, 2016

A Look at Computer Science For All

Basic computer programming will be as important to our children as reading is to us. Do we have a path…

February 11, 2016

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