Tag: Observation

Chess

Chess.com: Play a free game of Chess on line, keep up with what’s going on in the world of Chess, and get some valuable tips and lessons. The blog offers the history of Chess and how various cultures/countries played.Wikipedia: Chess – Information about the game, rules, set up, how to […]

Animal Tracker

Many animals leave signs that they have been around. This activity will have you identifying the signs that tell you what it may be and how you can track them.You will need: Sketchpad and pencil or a cameraOptional: A pocket microscopeWhat to look for…This activity suggests that you observe […]

A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words

Perhaps you’ve heard that a picture is worth 1000 words, I say a picture can be worth so much more than that because it is a wonderful way to inspire creative stories.Use this picture to inspiration to your imagination.Here are a few suggestions to get you started:Where does […]

Make Your Own What’s Missing Picture

Play this game inside or out. Here’s what you’ll need to make the picture or play the game…A camera and 10-20 different itemsOptional: Paper, something to draw with, and stickers.Camera Version: Put your items on a table or in the grass and take a picture. Remove one or […]

Animal Antics – Game

To play Animal Antics, you will need: A deck of letter cards or letter tiles (A-Z),and a container.A color or black and white set can be printed from here.You may also write letters on index cards.Directions: Put all the letters in a container, have players close their eyes before […]

Summer Wordplay: Words Within Words 1

How many words can you find in the words… Grab a piece of lined paper, write the words SUMMER NIGHTS on the top of the page, and then find, and write, as many words as you can using the letters provided. Each letter can only be used once, […]

Phases Of The Moon

Animation of the Moon NASA: Moon – NASA has an interactive moon map. Click on a colored circle to learn about the area. Solar System: NASA: Earth’s Moon: Our Natural Satellite – Videos and images about the moon. Click on any moon mission to find out more about it.Names of the Full Moons – Find […]

Cloud Resource Page

Clouds by Fran W. Weather Wiz Kids: Clouds – This kid friendly site offers information about what clouds are, how they are formed, types, lesson plans, experiments, and lots of other information.UCAR: Center For Science Education: Clouds – Site offers information about how clouds are formed, a match game, an image […]

The Sounds Around

Annual Cicada Photo By Bruce Marlin  Do you ever wonder what some of the animal sounds you hear during the day or at night are? Listening to the sounds before hand can help you identify them when you hear them as well.  Here are some sites to help you out.  […]

Snowflake Science

Borax Snowflake by Fran W Snow Crystals: – This site has a lot of information about snowflakes and snow crystals including how they are formed, photos, physics and other interesting information. Read an interview about “Snowflake Science” with Kenneth Libbrecht, the creator of site, ‘Snow Crystals’, on RadioLab. Home Science Tools: Snowflake Activities – […]