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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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The Archaeologist

Think that archaeology is your cup of tea? Better be prepared to wear a lot of different hats. Archaeologists—people who study human history—are required to understand and practice a variety of skills, including: linguist, mathematician, historian, architect, art expert, photographer, … Continue reading

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Take a deep breath and say “Lungs.”

You might not think it, but your lungs are very complicated pieces of biological engineering. And given the job they’re tasked with (that being to deliver oxygen into the bloodstream and to release carbon dioxide into the atmosphere), it’s easy … Continue reading

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Home Sweet Cre-8-ive Home

Ahoy. Ahem. Ahoy! (You:) Ahoy. There we go. Thanks for playing. I always like to begin conversations with potential friends by doing something just a little different. And that is me. Just a little different. (You:) You’re not blogging from … 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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Faces. What Learning is All About

Kids Discover (with whom I’ve worked for many years) have created a video that shows what real learning is all about. “Change your perspective.” That’s my mantra, and I’m sticking to it. Enjoy!

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Spider or Insect?

People sometimes assume that spiders are insects. But in fact, they are relatives of insects. They are part of a group called arachnids (uh-RACK-nidz). Other arachnids include scorpions, ticks, mites, and harvestmen. Perhaps this will clarify the identity of that … Continue reading

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Eight Great Ways to be Thankful

Here’s a fun little infotoon I created for Kids Discover magazine on ways for kids to be thankful during Thanksgiving. Click here for a downloadable, printable PDF. Enjoy!

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Have Germs, Will Travel

Let’s say you’re a germ. You’ve just retired, and you’re looking to do some traveling. But how? There’s not a huge social security check coming in, so funds are limited. In spite of the high cost of airplane travel, you … Continue reading

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How A Cold Front Works

A front is the area between air masses that have different levels of humidity and temperature. Cold air can move in and slide under warmer air, which makes it rise and condense, causing rain. The same thing can happen when … Continue reading

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