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Bringing history to life with a tap

...A tap on the shoulder brings a figure to life. Louis Armstrong removes the trumpet from his (actually her) lips. Isaac Newton drops various objects. Every figure recites a speech of about two to three minutes.JoAnn Jones, a fifth-grade...
Elementary students build paper roller coasters at JACC

...preceded by a series of classroom visits by Vieth, as well as lessons from the teachers, to teach the EL students about Isaac Newton's laws of physics."They (Meiners, Iliev and Engstrom) had this idea for me to come into the classrooms, teach...
Natural selection not the whole story

...of science while rejecting "molecules to man" evolution. Examples include: Carrolus Linnaeus (taxonomy), Sir Isaac Newton (Newton's Laws), Louis Pasteur (pasteurization), Johannes Kepler (planetary motion), Michael Faraday (electromagnetism...
Fun facts about cats ears and tail. Cats can hear ultrasound. Their urine glows under black light. The cat door was invented by Sir Isaac Newton, who also came up with the law of gravitation and other equally useful things. Linda Daniel has spent her life in...
Photos: Quilts

...Joanne Wilder; "Jacobean Splendor," appliquéd and hand-quilted vines and flowers by Barbara Bowns; "Toast to Isaac Newton," wall quilt based on a print of the same title by artist Barbara Lavallee, First Place in hand-appliquéd category...
50 random thoughts on a sunny Sunday morning

...deck.42. Seriously, kids, I mean it. We're going outside. Fine, we can Skype your other grandma, too.43. Isaac Newton observed the Sun's light using a prism, not only becoming the first to demonstrate sunlight's color composition...
Testing the rules of Physics

It seems that Isaac Newton and Daniel Bernoulli may have cottoned on to something after all. Children in Betty Nelson's physics-of-flight class successfully...
Cats love to come and go

I think I know why Sir Isaac Newton invented the cat door. In addition to the law of gravity, he probably had discovered that other, equally inviolable law of nature...
Launching Lessons

...I've been surprised by some of the facts that the kids have known." After a brief lecture that touched on Sir Isaac Newton's laws of motion, flight dynamics and launch protocol, the students were let loose to build air-propelled rockets...
Haines: Local author nominated for award

...describing the work of historical figures who used creativity and vision to overcome difficulty, such as physicist Isaac Newton and Antarctic explorer Ernest Shackleton. "It's written from a compassionate point of view," LaChapelle said...


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