Best Online Mapping Tools To Teach Map Making For Kids

Best Online Mapping Tools To Teach Map Making For Kids

With the touch of a button, some enthusiasm, and the help of products and services like web mapping APIs, any student can create gorgeous maps. Whether the school project requires building a U.S.-location map or a global history project, interactive data visualizations help students understand the complete picture. Most mapping tools feature a way to…

Exploring The World With The Atlas Crate

Exploring The World With The Atlas Crate

Ever since we had the opportunity to review KiwiCo’s entire line of educational subscription crates, we’ve been waiting to see what new product they would come up with for this holiday season. The wait has ended.   The Atlas Crate has arrived. Is it as good a value as the other subscription boxes made by KiwiCo?…

9 Solar System Projects for Astronomical Fun!

9 Solar System Projects for Astronomical Fun!

Shooting stars, colossal comets, and undiscovered UFOs—our universe is a mysterious place that inspires wonder in children and adults alike. Many children imagine futures as astronauts, traveling in a rocketship to explore the vast expanses of space. Whether or not this dream becomes a reality, you can bring the intangible aspects of space a little…

Empathy—Is It A Product of Our Upbringing?

Empathy—Is It A Product of Our Upbringing?

First We Didn’t Exist Then came the first humans, barely scratching out a living in the world and surviving any way they could. Slowly they began to create and master tools and started to get the upper hand over other species. They learned to grow crops so small bands of basic family units became communities…

Top 10 Archaeology Kits For Curious Kids

Top 10 Archaeology Kits For Curious Kids

Discovery toys are designed to not just to educate, but to entertain. Toys like archaeology kits encourage children to engage their minds and their hands as they play. They give children a fun opportunity to dig and discover artifacts, fossils, and gemstones. Keep in mind that some of the kits can get a little messy,…

5 Ways for Students to Visualize Data and Create Infographics

5 Ways for Students to Visualize Data and Create Infographics

Overview According to Glassdoor.com the ninth best job in 2015 is going to be that of the Data Scientist. This is a job that pays very well, is in high demand, has excellent career opportunities and… it hardly even existed just a few years ago. As we continue to collect more and more data about every possible…

Motivate the Makers in Your Class with SketchUp Make

Motivate the Makers in Your Class with SketchUp Make

Overview Making can take a number of fascinating and educationally valuable forms. From arts and crafts to coding and design, just about any interest can be used to spark a passion in creation and making. One form of making that has become increasingly simple, cheap and more and more popular in schools is that of 3D modelling. SketchUp is the most…

Take your Class on a Virtual Field Trip around the World with GeoGuessr

Take your Class on a Virtual Field Trip around the World with GeoGuessr

GeoGuessr lets your students explore the world in a fun way, it’s just like taking your class on a virtual field trip. It is a nice tool for group activities with your class and it’ll definitely make geography fun and engaging. The concept is simple, yet pretty addictive and the name, GeoGuessr, tells you exactly what…

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