Total Results: 11

Laura McShane Jul 16, 2020

Jul 16, 2020

Designing Our Future

See the trees and the grasses in this photo? This is not a natural landscape. It was designed by a landscape architect to help save 60+ year old English Oaks in a city park that underwent a massive reconstruction project in Cleveland, Ohio. It ...

Christie Wyman Oct 30, 2018

Oct 30, 2018

Biomimicry STEM Challenge

Looking for a fun STEM challenge with a twist for your class or school community? Look no further than biomimicry! What's biomimicry? It's solutions to everyday problems that are inspired by the wonders of nature. Curious? Check out Wonderopolis ...

NCFL Sep 5, 2017

Sep 5, 2017

Maker activities spark wonder at Texas elementary school

This summer, three libraries across the nation were awarded $3,000 grants, NCFL training, and Campsite Kits to implement Camp Wonderopolis® programming, thanks to generous support from Better World Books. These libraries provided Maker activities ...

Laura McShane May 10, 2017

May 10, 2017

Mother's Day BLOOMS

Every year we put together a Mother's Day program for our preschool classes. It is always a wistful process, choosing books and a craft to share with the little "flowers" that come to our library. Flowers are symbolic, but do kids understand why ...

Carol Varsalona Feb 23, 2017

Feb 23, 2017

Wonderopolis Opens Doors

As a confirmed wonderer, I have always believed in the power of noticing and wondering to open my eyes to what is before me. Curiosity has led me throughout my life to journey onward seeking knowledge. Life has been a series of wonder-filled steps ...

Jennifer Rubin Sep 11, 2016

Sep 11, 2016

Wonder Box!!!

I am about to make a grand plan a reality! The first Wonder Box at Brushy Creek Elementary will be mysteriously delivered to a 5th grade classroom tomorrow morning. This Wonder Box is the culmination of a long list of ideas by some amazing Wonder ...

NCFL Sep 6, 2016

Sep 6, 2016

Maker activities foster learning and wonder at McBride Library

Six libraries across the nation were awarded $1,500 grants, NCFL training, and Youth and Family Campsite Kits to implement Camp Wonderopolis programming this summer, thanks to generous support from Better World Books. These libraries provided Maker ...

Lisa Silmser Mar 21, 2016

Mar 21, 2016

Fountain of Yeast

I'm no spring chicken so I know that the days before and after an extended break from school can be pretty interesting. Some of the kiddos are so excited about their upcoming vacation or activities that school pales in comparison, while other kids ...

Delsia Malone Mar 8, 2016

Mar 8, 2016

Ways to Get My Geniuses Wondering

Recently, I participated in my first #WonderChat as a Wonder Lead Ambassador. The chat was moderated by Wonderopolis and Geniushour. I learned so much from so many educators around the globe! I recall thinking to myself that all of the participants ...

Edwards Family Jun 5, 2013

Jun 5, 2013

I Wonder if I Can STEAM up a LiveBinder?

What do you use to find resources?Are you looking for resources related to STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math)?What do you use to organize the resources you find?I am a big fan of LiveBinders for organizing, presenting, and ...

Edwards Family Sep 12, 2012

Sep 12, 2012

Science behind the Olympics??

What do you remember from Science class?What do you think of when you hear Science?I came across this quote about Science the other day and wanted to highlight it, underline it, draw a circle around it, and put a star in the margin:Science teaches ...