Tag: light

sunshine spots

It was a nice morning, and I thought it would be a good choice for me to sit in my backyard and read a book. But it’s easy for me to get distracted, and soon I was really interested in a spot of light that was on my chair: I wondered what made this spot…

jello optics

Some science investigations are especially fun to do at home. Playing with light and playing with jello are each great activities for indoors. This investigation prompt puts these two things together. Here’s a video that Adam made himself, in his own home, with no fancy lab or equipment — the kind of setting we that…

Anticipation

This is a time of year when I lose sleep. Will we have enough volunteers? (Yes, we would love to have you help if you’re interested!)  Will all of the stuff be ready?  Did we remember to load the trailer?  Are the tents and tables repaired from last year?  Do we have enough bubble solution…