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Egg Drop Experiment

February 14th, 2007 · 9 Comments

Inspired by the Ignite Seattle challenge and Bre Pettis’ blog posts, the girls and I decided to try our own egg drop experiment even though we couldn’t make it to the meeting on Tuesday night. First I got out the shipping box I had received from Apple with my MacBook repairs and I let the [...]

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Favorite pictures of the week

March 28th, 2006 · 5 Comments

Ted and I have had fun photographing these Red Emperor tulips which have begun to bloom in the past few days. The girls and I planted the tulips as partcipants with other teachers and kids in a Journey North project (see this map of tulips across the continent, and a few in Europe). My days [...]

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There is a spoon

May 19th, 2005 · 1 Comment

and the girls had fun today discovering that our silverware can conduct electricity. Tweet

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Mohnkuchen und Kopfsalat: food mp3s auf Deutsch

May 9th, 2005 · 1 Comment

Ich mag Mohnkuchen! I was happy to discover Roland Tanglao with Boris Mann auf Deutsch, speaking on the delights of poppy seed cakes and other German treats available in Vancouver. Note to Ted Wenn wir wieder nach Canada gehen, mussen wir Mohnkuchen kaufen! On my first trip to Germany at age 15 I enjoyed the [...]

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My first circuit

May 5th, 2005 · 5 Comments

The box has been in the house for months and yesterday I encouraged the girls to try making something with Snap Circuits. When the light bulb turned on, Abigail’s face lit up too. I didn’t think it would happen! She stared at it for a while, amazed. Soon the girls were all addicted to circuits. [...]

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