Category Archives: 500 Pure Science

Nov 29

Bringing Earth Science to Life




EdGEO of Canada has worked in partnership with volunteer EdGEO workshop facilitators to compile a digital resource manual containing exciting learning activities relevant to junior and intermediate curricula. “Bringing Earth Science to Life” features practical hands-on learning activities grouped under … Read More






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May 02

National Weather Observer’s Day is May 4th




Happy May! National Weather Observer’s Day is celebrated every year on May 4th. Learn about weather watching, how scientists study the weather, and download a free printable “Weather Observation Worksheet” at Homeschooling Kids Magazine.






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Apr 25

Happy World Penguin Day!




Who doesn’t love penguins with their adorable waddle, distinctive black and white markings, and quirky personalities? These cute creatures are considered to be the world’s most popular bird. World Penguin Day, April 25th, coincides with the annual penguin migration. Learn … Read More






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Apr 21

Look Inside the Gemini 7 Space Capsule




Take a 3-D look inside the Gemini 7 Space Capsule that’s on display at the Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum: LINK 1- http://airandspace.si.edu/explore-and-learn/multimedia/vr/?passthrough=/files/360/interior/A19680273000_1 LINK 2- http://www.davidpalermophotography.com/HD360/Gemini7/gemini7a.html Here is what it looks like on the outside: http://airandspace.si.edu/collections/artifact.cfm?object=nasm_A19680273000 And here is … Read More






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Apr 07

March of the Penguins




The Detroit Zoo’s Polk Penguin Conservation Center officially opens to the public on April 18th. This 33,000-square-foot penguin center is the largest facility for penguins in the world. It features a chilled aquatic area where visitors can watch more than … Read More






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