Free online geodetective program for teaching earth history and physical earth science by the National Park Service. Activities written to encourage deductive and inductive reasoning through hands-on discovery learning. 6 units: •Earth Systems •Rocks and Minerals •Landforms •Hydrology •Plate Tectonics •Paleontology
Do you know the story of the Brooklyn Bridge? This fun book for kids tells the tale featuring PT Barnum, a circus and 21 elephants. It also inspired this week's Engineering Science for Kids challenge - build a bridge to hold 21 elephants! A great STEM / STEAM activity for preschoolers and elementary aged students
The Age of Reptiles Mural at the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History. "Artist Rudolph Zallinger was a 23-year-old at the start in 1942, and later admitted that he did not know “the front end from the rear end of a dinosaur.” He spent four years on the project, and one art historian called the resulting Garden of Eden for dinosaurs the most important mural since the 15th century. In 1953, Life magazine published a fold-out reprint of the original study of the mural"