Let’s Make Poop

What really happens to those vegetables after you eat them? Activity Plan Add the cocoa and oatmeal to a bowl and stir to combine Slowly add water 1tsp at a time, stirring until the mixture becomes a semi-solid mass that is slightly watery Using a spoon, transfer the mixture into the knee-high stocking With your…

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Spooky Science Day: Bone Zone

Join us on Saturday, October 19 from 3-5pm at Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Neighborhood Library for some Halloween-themed slimy, creepy and mysterious science and art projects focused on anatomy and bone health. Activities include: skeleton art, anatomy trivia, casting on stuffed animals, engineering projects, “bone marrow” slime and lots more fun learning opportunities. This event…

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From Fork to Stomach

What really happens to those vegetables after you eat them? Activity Plan If using tissue or dissolvable paper: Cut up some tissue paper or dissolving paper and have children draw their favorite foods on it Distribute Ziploc or sealable baggies to each student or group and explain the bag is like the stomach – a…

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Brush Up on Breathing

Squishy, slimy and SPONGY, our lungs help us breathe! Follow-Up Questions What part of the respiratory system is this? What is missing from this model? What could we add? Extension Activities To represent the ends of the bronchi (the root-like tubes in the lungs), students can use fingerprints to show the tiny air sacs (alveoli).…

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