Jason Chin’s Grand Canyon

It's summer, time for family vacations. One place that has been on my husband's bucket list for some time is the Grand Canyon. I would like my daughters to be a touch older so that they can appreciate it a bit more and not balk at the walking involved, but it is definitely something that … Continue reading Jason Chin’s Grand Canyon

Women Who Made a Difference in our Knowledge of Nature

There was a time when we had no technology and people had more time to explore the world around them. That's when some of our most amazing scientific discoveries occurred. What is amazing is that many of these discoveries were made by women and young girls. I love the notion of encouraging our boys and … Continue reading Women Who Made a Difference in our Knowledge of Nature

Inspiring Young Paleontologists

It's Wednesday and that means non-fiction picture book day. When I manage to get myself organized, I try to participate in this great link-up of resources organized by Alyson Beecher of Kid Lit Freenzy. This week, I'm sharing the book How the Dinosaur Got to the Museum. In this book, acclaimed author/illustrator Jessie Hartland presents … Continue reading Inspiring Young Paleontologists