EarthSky for the love of science

I have mentioned EarthSky before in passing, but I wanted to give it a special mention because I love it so much.

It is a brilliant site for the latest in science news, and since I am a big believer in giving kids relevant knowledge, there can be nothing more relevant to today’s world. I read the site nearly every day, and pull out articles that I think the kids will find interesting. One of my very favourite sections is on biomimicry and even my kids who claim they ‘hate science’ were totally fascinated by it. (I have to point out that my kids just THINK they hate science because of years of the dullest science curriculum ever in schools. Whenever they have to choose a project, it is always about animals or how things work – and if that is not science I dont know what is!!!) More

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