My newest book, This is a Book to Read with a Worm, is a picture book that invites the reader to follow along with two children as they learn about an earthworm. I made a video of a few of the activities--watch them with your favorite earthworm today! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YrUTqpA8lIY&feature=emb_logo While you're at it, check out … Continue reading Worm Activities Online!
I've spent the last few days staying up late, saying unkind things to my computer and video software, and finally generating this book trailer for This is a Book to Read with a Worm! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kGwcNggmPcE This is the perfect science-at-home quarantine book--you can do almost everything in the book with just a worm and a … Continue reading Book Trailer: This is A Book to Read with a Worm
Stuck-at-home? Try these engineering challenges! #RecycledScience #FreeActivities
Got a kid and cat stuck at home? Try this collection of books for young scientists and their cats! #caturday #meow #sciencecats
Some science to try with your dog or cat while you are stuck at home!
About a year and a half ago, I created a series of short videos on integrating reading, writing and science for the Georgia Department of Education. Apparently, the GA DOE has an amazing and long vetting process before they can share media, but those videos are now up and running. I'm really glad to have … Continue reading Portable Staff Development
I'm so thrilled to report that Cat Science Unleashed hit the shelves yesterday, and I'm tickled that the talented Mary Kay Carson (one of my favorite kids' science writers!) has profiled it for this month's pet-themed STEM Tuesday post. Scroll to the end of her post for info on how to win a copy, free!
SCBWI (the children's writers organization) is having a booth at the Decatur Book Festival! If you are looking for some kid-centered activities, check out our offerings at booth #405. I will be unveiling Cat Science Unleashed: fun activities to do with your feline friend (releasing August 27!), so come by Saturday at 3:20 for some … Continue reading Decatur Book Festival
I LOVE Sapelo Island, and if I could, I would do this one in a heartbeat. Complete with stipend. Here's the announcement: 2019 Middle School Marine Science (MS)2 Summer Workshop The 2019 Middle School Marine Science (MS)2 Summer Workshop is accepting registrations from middle school earth and life science teachers interested in exploring the topic of marine science as … Continue reading Awesome summer adventure for Georgia middle school teachers!
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