People have been looking up at the sky for thousands of years of human history wondering about what is up there. Children are naturally curious about the world, ours and the ones beyond. Studying the solar system is a brilliant way to fuel that curiosity and encourage an interest in science and exploration. As members […]

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Awesome Gifts for Kids The Holiday season has officially begun which means parents have started Christmas shopping for kids. If your kids are anything like mine they have already started writing down their Christmas lists and as each day goes by the lists get longer and longer. This year you don’t have to ask yourself […]

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It is that wonderful time of year again where Christmas is fast approaching and we should have at least started our Christmas gift shopping. For many of us, including myself, getting the perfect gifts for kids at Christmas can often be a struggle. Buying a gift that will inspire learning in our children as well […]

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They discovered the asteroid on September 11 — two years before that date really meant anything — and named it 1999 RQ36. Scientists at the Lincoln Laboratory at MIT made the discovery. The laboratory had been founded in the 1950s during the height of the Cold War. The U.S. Air Force wanted a facility to […]

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Tucson, AZ, November 17, 2016 –(PR.com)– Xtronaut: The Game of Solar System Exploration, wins prestigious Best Toy Award 2016 from Good Housekeeping in the Family Board Game Category. Xtronaut was designed by the leader of the NASA OSIRIS-REx mission, allowing kids and adults to race through the Solar System building authentic rocket systems and completing […]

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Are you keen to help your children cement the math skills they’re learning, but finding them less than willing to spend their free time practising times tables or number bonds? Hopefully, you’ve had a chance to look around here at Maths Insider to see some of my suggestions for ways to make math practice more […]

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The ancient Egyptians believed that the universe emerged from an ocean called Nun, boundless and inert. At the beginning of time, a mound pierced the surface of the waters and rose from the void. Upon the mound stood the sun god Atum, who summoned the cosmos into being. Slowly, nothing became everything. Atum had two […]

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Rarely do I come across an educational game that makes me wish I was back in Science class way back when I was a wee lad…”Xtronaut: The Game of Solar System Exploration” did that to me and then some. Almost half of the rulebook is a workbook containing interactive activities like crossword puzzles while other […]

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We received this box for our review.The links in this post may be affiliate links. Read the full disclosure. AstroBox is a quarterly space & astronomy discovery box for all ages, and the Fall 2016 box just landed safely in my hands, to much excitement! I. Love. Space. I’ve had a chance to review some […]

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