Making Moon Phases

People are naturally mesmerized and curious about everything about space. Kids are excited to learn about how and why space works. Misconceptions are commonly made. In fact, my own science instruction was SO ABSENT in my formative years that I really didn’t know much about how the earth or space worked until my 30s when I graduated from college. ¬†In fact I didn’t like science in my youth because I thought science was boring and involved only worksheets¬†(truly!!). Yes, I am gasping about my own experience, but it is true. Unfortunately, it is true for far too many children. And then the children grow up to be adults thinking such ideas like the sun revolves around the earth. Hands on science is so essential to clear up false thinking as children. Continue reading