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Fun With Coins and Glue

If you’re really bored this summer, here’s a great way to have a bit of harmless fun; and it will only cost you 25¢. Find a place with lots of people walking by, like near a school or library. Place … Continue reading

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How Dibble Was Doodled

Penguin Young Readers has just released the first two books in the Doodles of Sam Dibble series (Judy Press, author), and I thought it would be fun to show you a bit of the process with a little explanation of … Continue reading

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Hair We Go Again!

Which type are you? Straight or curly? Or like me, just losing it? The “attitude” of your locks is actually based on chemistry (tell that to your stylist). Because hair is largely protein, and each protein contains atoms of the … Continue reading

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Where Does Oil Come From? Think back…

Plants and animals come, and plants and animals go, but our sun keeps right on working. It heats up the remains (ick) and helps the dead matter to decay. This makes food for other plants (and animals that eat those … Continue reading

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Dibble’s Doodles

Do you doodle? Do you know anyone who does? If your answer is yes, then congratulations. You are one of those creative types. On January 24th of this year, Penguin Publishing is releasing the first in a four-book series of … Continue reading

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The 3 Types of Bridges

Bridges can be found in a variety of shapes, but 3 basic designs rule the day; beam, arch, and suspension. Most are built to stand up to 3 basic forces as well; their own weight, the weight of the load … Continue reading

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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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The Dinos Are Coming!

After several years and a few minor setbacks, “There Were Dinosaurs Everywhere” is finally hitting the shelves. Author Howard Temeperley and I have been working on this for a considerable time, and feel that it now has the voice as … 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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Summer Fun Infotoon

What’s a kid to do this summer? There are likely hundreds of projects available, but here are 10 ways to start. Click the image below for a link to a downloadable, printable PDF file, courtesy myself and KIDS DISCOVER Magazine. … Continue reading

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