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Making Cheese

One of my favorite things to draw are processes, as in How Cheese is Made. This is from an upcoming Grade 2 issue of Kids Discover on Why People Work. Design by Brobel Design. Click image for a larger version. … Continue reading

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Levers for Kids: Let’s Move Something

Think of a long, strong stick (a lever). The stick is propped up on a small object (the fulcrum). Now imagine that you are holding one end of the stick and a heavy rock (the load) is on the other … Continue reading

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Maps, and How to Read Them

There is a lot of information to be found in a map, almost overwhelmingly so. With the proliferation of digital maps (and their apps), the art of cartography is diminishing somewhat, but knowing how to read a map is still … Continue reading

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Nine Fine Ways to keep your brain tuned up this Summer

Summer is a great time to consider, well, nothing. It’s all about having time off from school, homework, chores (mostly), but don’t let your noodle get squishy and pudgy while on vacation. Here are a few fun ways to keep … Continue reading

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Twin Telescopes… On the Moon?

There has been talk of using twin telescopes on opposite sides of the Moon that could be linked together, so that they are pointed at the same target at precisely the same time. Combine the information from each, and the … Continue reading

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The Truth in Artwork

I found this and co-opted it, but it still makes perfect sense.

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Infotoons on YouTube

Here’s a little YouTube portfolio piece I just put together. I’d love to hear your thoughts.

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Gregor Mendel’s Pea Plants

Austrian monk and avid Gardener Gregor Mendel is credited for discovering why tall plants (in his case, pea) don’t always produce tall offspring, nor do smaller plants. (From Kids Discover Cells.) Click for a larger image…

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Ancient Chinese Seismometer

In ancient China, earthquake warnings arrived via metal dragons and frogs. The mouths of the dragons were hinged and held a brass ball. When the pendulum would swing slightly, the ball would release and noisily fall into the mouth of … Continue reading

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Cut & Dried

When Kids Discover magazine asked me to illustrate the process by which a wound heals, I pretty much knew how I wanted to approach it. The only thing that plagued me was how to replicate the whorled pattern of fingerprints—until … Continue reading

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