Friday, August 26, 2011

We have Butterflies! Video Bottom of page...


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Thursday, August 25, 2011

Butterfly Experiment: 4 Stages Of Metamorphosis

The kids are enjoying this summer project...They are very excited to see the Lady Painted Butterflies as they emerge from their chrysalis! They are learning the 4 stages of metamorphosis:
1. EGG
2. CATERPILLAR (LARVA)
3. CHRYSALIS (PUPA)
4. ADULT

Making Rock Candy Spring 2011

The kids had a blast with this experiment analyzing the candy crystals as they formed.
Stirring the mixture....
Bella and her goggles...

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

A Neighborly Hawk

The impact humans have on nature...A hawk building her nest on top of a school stadium light post. (Click on images to enlarge).


































































Monday, March 28, 2011

Glowing Crystals

Watch the short video of glowing crystals on bottom of page.

(CLICK on photos/videos to enlarge.)


AFTER FOUR DAYS

Check out the before and after pictures of these brilliant crystals! Thanks to Alex for helping make them by combining hot water with ammonium phostphate and dyes...and to Bella and Nicky for demonstrating the flashing light effects!
BEFORE

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Wednesday, March 23, 2011