Month: February 2015

Taking pictures of snowflakes

Having lived in Saigon, Los Angeles, Houston, and Austin, I am never prepared for the winters in the Midwest. But it does get better every year. I remember throwing a couple of tantrums a week about it when we first got here but this winter, I think I have only thrown two (so far). Besides Read More

Raising Silkworms

Whenever I run into former students, one of the things they always mention are the silkworms. I loved raising silkworms in the classroom because there are so many topics that can be covered that are in the school standards such as animal characteristics (habitat, diet, taxonomy, life cycle, etc.), ecology (they only eat mulberry leaves, what Read More