Make Your Own Solar Eclipse Viewer!

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. Β With this simple DIY Eclipse Viewer, you and your kids can safely view the changing sun without eclipse glasses!

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.