Since the sun is very bright and emits UV and infrared waves, it is extremely dangerous to look directly at the sun, even during a total solar eclipse. With this simple DIY Eclipse Viewer, you and your kids can safely view the changing sun without eclipse glasses!
Category: Space Science
Why You Should Teach Your Preschooler About Space
Kids are never too young to start observing things in the sky. Even if you live in a city full of light pollution, you can at least see the moon and a few of the brightest stars.
Answering the “Whys”: First Day of Spring
As any parent knows who has ever thrown their hands up in exasperation and said “Because I SAID SO!” …preschoolers are the kings and queens of asking WHY. This has inspired my new series of blog segments Answering the “WHYs”. In these posts I will attempt to explain some of the everyday science phenomena that kids are often curious about.