Stem Activity: Design a Lunar Landing Module

We have been finishing the moon chapter in our Apologia Astronomy book, and having waaay too much fun!  There was one activity which, thanks to Gary, expanded into a really fabulous STEM activity.  The challenge was to build a Lunar Landing Module out of junk.  I asked if Gary would mind doing it with the…


Interviewing the Sassy Sol!

Each Thursday the older girls get out of maths to spend some time doing a bit of school work with the little ones.  They are (un)surprisingly enthusiastic about this.  I mean no maths....what more needs to be said?  This morning they were putting on a reader's theatre type play as Charlotte became an interviewer and…