Must Have Books for Your Star Wars Collection

Must Have Books for Your Star Wars Collection

I collect books. A habit that my son has happily inherited. While, he does enjoy fictional novels, he has always preferred reading non-fiction, which I guess he inherited from both of us. This has made it easier to find quality books for him to read. Many of these Star Wars books are great for the engineering mind! Encyclopedia-like books related to science and his love of sci-fi are his favorites. (My husband’s too!)

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Mastering Robotics for Teens

Mastering Robotics for Teens

Educators from around the world have been searching for an easy to use, plug-and-play robotics controller that is simple enough for classroom learning, yet powerful enough for advanced robotics competitions. So Pitsco Research & Development naturally jumped in to fill this need. The TETRIX® PRIZM™ Robotics Controller is a Pitsco exclusive and your next step to mastering robotics. This controller is perfect for middle and high schoolers who are interested in exploring the field of robotics.

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Winter STEM Holidays to Celebrate

Winter STEM Holidays to Celebrate

Winter is a time for snow, binge-watching, hot chocolate, and delicious soup. But it is also packed full of STEM holidays to thrill the science lovers in your family. Winter STEM Holidays to Celebrate 1. December 25: Christmas Day Christmas science is such a fun study, especially for kids. Check out my Christmas science series, where you can learn about Christmas chemistry, Christmas biology, Christmas geography, Christmas astronomy, and Christmas botany. 2. December 30: Hubble’s Discovery WWI Captain Edwin Hubble spent several years practicing law, before he left that all behind to devote his life to his passion…astronomy. In 1924, the brilliant…

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Christmas Inventions

Christmas Inventions

Christmastime is absolutely my most favorite time of the year. I love when October rolls around and the stores start converting their aisles for the holidays. Our Christmas trees come up from the basement, I plan out our Christmas countdown, I start having dreams about wrapping paper, and even though my son is a teen now, I still display the elves around the house. Right now, one is sitting on top of a globe and the other is hanging upside down from a lamp. With Christmas stuff surrounding us for 2-3 months out of the year, have you ever stopped…

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100 Ways to Teach With Science Fiction

100 Ways to Teach With Science Fiction

Sparking a love of learning can be difficult. Not all of us love math. Many people loath science. Others don’t see the relevance of learning about history. As parents and teachers, how can we help kids cultivate a love of learning? Sometimes all it takes is the right book, movie, or TV show. That little spark of interest can develop into a full-blown obsession and before you know it, you are considered a member of a “fandom”. The love of a fandom usually lasts a lifetime and this love can open up an immense world of learning opportunities.

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