Category Archives: Learn

Ancient Inventions That Seem Modern

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We imagine that ancient technologies are totally alien from our modern technology.  However, it turns out that a lot of our relatively modern technology is actually quite ancient. Here are eight examples of ancient inventions. Steam Engine  The steam engine was first invented by Heron Alexandrinus in 1st Century Greece.  Until 1577 it was forgotten […]

Water: Earth’s Most Common Liquid

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Water is a huge part of the Earth.  It’s so huge that we’re called the Blue Planet.  It has the power to create, sustain or destroy life on the planet. Yet what do we really know about it? 10 Interesting Water Facts It’s all the same –  There is the same quantity of water on […]

Cellphones: The Science of Communication

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Cellphones are a necessary part of our daily lives now.  In fact, they’re so necessary that the term FOMO, or fear of missing out, has become an understood phenomenon in only three years.  Here are ten fun facts about cellphones. 10 Fun Facts about Cellphones Computing power – Cellphones have more computer power than the […]

LEARN: Reading is All Fun and Sight Words

Reading is one of the most important skills a child will ever learn. To live a productive life reading, literacy- they are vital! In most schools, children must be able to read simple sentences and stories by the end of first grade. By third grade, they should be able to read almost any kind of […]

LEARN: The Key To Success is…..Art?

Art, it turns out, might be the key to getting good grades! It seems that nurturing creativity and a child’s unique expression of their individuality can have a huge impact on how they do in other areas of their life. Many studies continue telling us the same thing. For example, a paper published by the […]

LEARN: Beat Boredom With Board Games

Do our kids know how to really entertain themselves or have they learned to use electronic devices to fill the void of engaging themselves with family and friends? Have their social skills become numbed with video games, TV and music plugged into their ears?  When free time does come on those rainy or too-hot days, […]