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Float Your Boat Science Projects

Float Your Boat Science Projects

October 31, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

Are you looking for a science project that isn’t same old, same old? Or do you enjoy boating so much you’d even focus on science when school’s out? We found four ideas that involve water but aren’t all wet. Check the links for full directions, get both your parent’s permission and help to stay safe, […]

Who Ya Calling Crabby?

Who Ya Calling Crabby?

September 1, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

They scurry by on the shore and might pinch you if you get too close. But what else do you know about crabs? Crabs are found in oceans, fresh water, and on land. The pea crab is the teeniest known crab and the Japanese spider crab can spread its legs out to measure about 13 […]

Wet & Witty

Wet & Witty

April 5, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

Q: What kind of haircut does a cheap pirate captain get? A: A crew cut! Q:Where do fish sleep? A: In waterbeds. Q: What did the retired pirate become? A: An arrrrrrrrrrrrtist. Q: What grades are most popular in schools of fish? A: Anything below C. Q: Where do pirates anchor? A: In the harrrrrrbor. […]

What Are Other Words are in SANDCASTLE?

What Are Other Words are in SANDCASTLE?

April 5, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

                                                            Answers: DENLTA is DENTAL ASLAND is SANDAL ALDSNET is SLANTED SACNEL is CLEANS TLDESA is SALTED AEDNLC is CANDLE LSTEAS is TASSEL CSAELD is DECALS

A Water-Filled World

A Water-Filled World

March 1, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

If the person who named our planet Earth was being accurate, it would have a name that reflects how over 70 percent of the planet is water. What would you call it — Ocean, Liquid, Aqua, Water, or maybe Moisture? I’d probably go with the first choice, as most of all water on our planet […]

What Other Words are in SEAWATER?

What Other Words are in SEAWATER?

March 1, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

                    Answers: 1. STEAEWR is SWEATER 2. ETERA is EATER 3. RSEET is TREES 4. AWRST is STRAW 5. AETSE is TEASE 6. EWETS is SWEET 7. ASTWE is WASTE 8. REASW is WEARS

Row or Paddle?

Row or Paddle?

February 1, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

. If I say, “Quick! Name a rowing song” you’ll probably say “Row, Row, Row Your Boat” immediately. But can you name a song about paddling? I couldn’t think of one. Rowing is what we sing about, but paddling is probably what many of us do. That’s because the two words describe different actions in […]

Make Summer Better in Winter

Make Summer Better in Winter

January 1, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

Boating season is in the future, so what can you possibly do to make it more fun now? Plenty! No matter how comfortable you feel on a boat, it is never smart to head out without knowing how to swim. We don’t mean practicing the doggie paddle in the hot tub — every kid should […]

Fun and Games!

Fun and Games!

December 1, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has a fun site for kids:   http://oceanservice.noaa.gov/education/ (there are sections for teachers, too). Different ages and interests will enjoy learning about our oceans and atmosphere. As examples, the games section http://games.noaa.gov/ has about two dozen games, including an online jigsaw puzzle of a lighthouse to assemble; a submarine game […]

What Are Other Words Meaning Funny?

What Are Other Words Meaning Funny?

December 1, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

Unscramble the words below: UGMNSAI________________   LCAICMO________________   RMOUHSOU________________   WTITY________________   SLLYI________________   JGKNIO________________   ETGNIJS________________                                   Answers: UGMNSAI is AMUSING LCAICMO is COMICAL RMOUHSOU is HUMOROUS WTITY is WITTY SLLYI is SILLY JGKNIO is JOKING ETGNIJS is […]

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