Tag: science

  1. Recommended Book: Ada Byron Lovelace and the Thinking Machine

    Ada Byron Lovelace and the Thinking Machine by Laurie Wallmark illustrated by April Chu This beautifully written and illustrated nonfiction picture book tells the story of Ada Byron Lovelace, daughter of Lord Byron, but more importantly, a girl who loved math and who would eventually create the world's first computer…

    on Nonfiction STEM science Biographies Computers recommended books

  2. Recommended Book App: Professor Astro Cat's Solar System

    Professor Astro Cat's Solar System is a fun app for elementary age kids to learn about the solar system. Kids swipe to go from planet to planet and explore the solar system. For each planet, there are interesting facts, and you can unzip the planet to see inside. Well-done animations…

    on space STEM apps science

  3. 17 ways humanity's first contact with aliens could go down

    The Syfy Channel’s DVICE blog posted this great slideshow, based on a report from scientists at Pennsylvania State University and NASA’s Planetary Science Division. DVICE spiced it up with pictures and references to classic SFF, but the original report, “Would Contact with Extraterrestrials Benefit or Harm Humanity? A…

    on aliens science