Home Activity: Slime

One of our most popular STEM Night activities was slime making where kids learned how to make slime and got to take some home. Most of the supplies for this chemistry activity are common items that you might already have…

Oklahoma Fossils

After driving for a couple of hours, crawling under a barbed wire fence, walking about a quarter of a mile through muddy, bee-infested ground, and stepping over cacti, there it was, Waurika Pond. This wasn't your average pond, of course. Waurika…

The Seychelles

By Alexa, age 11 Ever heard of the Seychelles? The answer should be yes, if you read the previous newsletter. The Seychelles is an archipelago of 115 islands. What is an archipelago? It's simply a group of islands. This archipelago…

Sharks 2

By Erika, age 14 Sharks, the predators people fear due to lack of information about them. However, if you can pass your fear of death by shark, there are many cool things to learn about them. They are cartilaginous fish,…

Coco de Mer

By Erika, age 13 The Coco de Mer, or coconut of the sea, is a palm, endemic to the Seychelles islands of Praslin and Curieuse. The name comes from several hundred years ago when the nut was first discovered. Sailors…