Nspire (no, that’s not a typo) Students in Science and Math

Texas Instruments is one of the leading companies helping teachers and students learn science concepts in a deeper, more engaging way, providing ready-to-use lessons that cover essential science topics and build a more profound understanding of the math concepts that research shows are tough to learn.  They offer an easy, accurate, and inexpensive way to get students started with real-world data collection. We were actually given a TI-nspire CX CAS handheld graphing calculator, easytemp temperature sensor, Continue reading

Physics, science and math with Mean Streak Henry at Cedar Point

I have to be honest. Until we got to Michigan, I had never heard of Cedar Point and had no idea that it is the number one roller coaster park in the US and Canada. Let me give you a minute to pick up your jaw off the ground…. Yep, never heard of it and never heard of Mean Streak Henry.  It is a celebrity in these parts. Mean Streak Henry lives at our park Continue reading

Unschool crafts: How make a Duck Tape Purses

A Duck Tape Purses are easy to make and will keep your kids entertained for hours.  I gave my kids a huge box filled with toilet paper rolls, marbles, and fancy duck tape and a small card board boxes. I have saved toilet paper rolls, and paper towel rolls for months. The girls got super excited and started coming up with ideas that they could do. Duck Tape Maze We started off by making a maze out of Continue reading

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