Tag Archive: education

Mar 16

Top 5 Physical Items to Help Kids Learn Science: #1 Periodic Table Place Mat


#1 Periodic Table Place Mat The author Robert Krebs, said, “Without a doubt, the Periodic Table of the Chemical Elements is the most elegant organizational chart ever devised.”  Once you know how to read and use it, you understand how it brilliantly organizes so much complex information into an easily read format. And yet, I …

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Mar 13

Top 5 Physical Items to Help Kids Learn Science: # 2 Electronic Snap Circuit Kits


# 2 Electronic Snap Circuit Electrical Kits Over the years, we have had a few electrical kits for our 3 boys.  According to them, the best one was the Electronic Snap Circuits kit by Elenco.  It was the easiest to use and thus the easiest to build projects with.  Most of these kits have kids …

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Mar 10

Top 5 Physical Items to Help Kids Learn Science: # 3 Hydrodynamic Building Set


#3 Hydrodynamic Deluxe Building Set For Christmas two years ago my youngest son received the Hydrodynamic Deluxe Building Set from Bridge Street Toys.  It is basically an erector set for engineering how liquids flow. At $89.00 it is expensive, but it has consistently been used for two years now.  My youngest will disappears for two …

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Mar 07

Top 5 Physical Items to Help Kids Learn Science: # 5 Human Anatomy Models

anatomy model

I create educational apps because I believe they provide unique opportunities to help kids and adults learn and, in particular, learn science.  As a parent, I always keep an eye out for apps, software and digital devices to help my kids learn.  However, I certainly did not just look for digital educational opportunities.  I looked …

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