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Entries from February 2013

This Video Will Make You Want to Go Into Space

February 18th, 2013 · No Comments

Watch this. OVERVIEW from Planetary Collective on Vimeo.

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Tags: science

Are Aliens Out There? Of Course!

February 17th, 2013 · 4 Comments

This afternoon I watched the TEDx talk, “Seth Shostak: ET is (probably) out there — get ready.” I totally agree with what Seth says about the statistical probability / near certainly of extra-terrestrial life and intelligence being “out there” in space. I also agree with his point that we need to focus on getting kids […]

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Tags: littlesister · science · technology

Club Penguin Tweets to Rachel About Her Video

February 11th, 2013 · No Comments

I just showed Rachel this exciting Tweet from Club Penguin! She’s excited to create more! If you didn’t see the video Rachel made over the weekend, check it out: “How to make an igloo in Club Penguin.”

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Tags: games · littlesister

How to make an igloo in Club Penguin

February 9th, 2013 · No Comments

I just made a 10 min. screencast today using Screenflow. It’s a ‘how to’ video for Club Penguin. It’s so cool!

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Tags: games · littlesister · technology

Marie Curie

February 3rd, 2013 · No Comments

This is a book report Rachel wrote for Ms Moore’s 3rd grade class this year. Marie Curie changed the world through science. Marie and her husband discovered two new elements, polonium and radium.┬áMarie and two other scientists won the Nobel Prize in physics. In 1910, she isolated radium in the form of a metal. Marie […]

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Tags: books · littlesister

A Tour of Club Penguin (February 2013)

February 3rd, 2013 · 1 Comment

In this screencast, 10 year old Rachel takes us on a guided tour of Club Penguin. I asked Rachel to do this because this morning, she shared how she had created an igloo to be like a funeral scene for a puffin in the game. The father of one of Rachel’s older sister’s friends died […]

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Tags: games · littlesister · technology · youtube

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