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Desalination On The Mediterranean Sea
Education

Desalination On The Mediterranean Sea

My kids tend to miss a lot of school but I like to think that they won’t get into trouble for all the absences because I’m not just pulling them out of class all willy-nilly. Last month, we spent 10 days on board the brand new Carnival Vista cruise ship […]

Thank You, Science
Parenting Blog

Thank You, Science

Thank you, Mrs. Yoder. Thank you, Camp Invention. Thank you for doing what I’m not always capable of doing if surrounded by all that glue, all those shreds of paper, all those nuts and bolts, all the eager hands in there bumping against each other longing to be a part […]

A Summer of Invention Is Waiting For Your Kids + A Camp Invention Giveaway
Invest in Childhood / OWTK Giveaways

A Summer of Invention Is Waiting For Your Kids + A Camp Invention Giveaway

It’s awfully difficult to project the long-term impact of this or that when they’re 7, 8 and 10. A museum exhibit or a day at the zoo. A mid-week baseball game or a weekend ballet recital. We just don’t know what will come of what. As a strident believer in […]

Thinking, Tinkering, and Trying At Camp Invention 2014
Invest in Childhood

Thinking, Tinkering, and Trying At Camp Invention 2014

The chairs have been stacked, the floor swept clean, and the banners begrudgingly pulled down. It was a grand affair, but the curtain has closed on the 2014 camp season. I know this for certain because my Facebook feed has once again become a steady stream of back to school […]

The Camp Invention Registration Giveaway!
OWTK Giveaways

The Camp Invention Registration Giveaway!

I remember the moment, earlier this Spring, when I first told the Mrs. about Camp Invention and the exact types of projects on offer at the camp location most convenient for us. She said something along the lines of “there’s no way the girls will want to go.” Her negatively […]

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The Queen of Random is Still Curious

My youngest daughter is nicknamed The Mouse, but she is also the Queen of Random. Spouting bizarre bits of nonsense is her trademarked move. She is a positively absurd little girl. Last week, the Queen said to me: “I am still curious about a lot of things.” She couldn’t name […]

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OWTK PHILLY LOCAL: How To Have Fun At The 2013 Philadelphia Science Festival

I scoured the entire Science Festival calender, searching through all 12 days worth of activities and events, to come up with this: your family’s definitive guide to the 2013 Philadelphia Science Festival. Head on over to Philly Kids Thing now to read about scientific fun at a Phillies game, how […]

A New Tradition: Sunday Science
Parenting Blog

A New Tradition: Sunday Science

It started accidentally. And as a result of wicked procrastination by all of us. Ain’t that always the way? The Bear had a 3rd grade matter-based science project due on Monday. We got to work, starting with the brainstorming-stage, on Sunday morning. Hey, we’d only just wrapped up the holiday […]

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