Meg Penafiel

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Research on Design Thinking

There are a number of individuals and labs that study design thinking as part of their overall research agenda. Many of these researchers have taught …

K12 Lab Network Resource Guide

K12 Lab Network Resource Guide 1. Ways to Connect Sign up for the K12 Lab Network mailing list here: All events and opportunities to be involved with …

How Solar Energy Panels Work

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How to Build A Solar Oven | Science Project from HomeScienceTools

8. To take food out of the oven, open up the lid of the pizza box, and using oven mitts or potholders, lift the glass dish out of the oven.<p>What …

Make Sun S’mores!

Make Sun S’mores!<p>S’mores!<p>Harness the energy of the Sun to make the best snack ever invented.<p>A solar oven is a box that traps some of the Sun’s energy …

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STEM Activity: Designing and Building Solar Ovens

My school is already out for the summer, but our last week of school my students designed and built their own solar ovens! It is something that I …

STEM Challenge Solar Oven | Pinterest | Stem activities, Stem projects and Activities

15 Ingredients for Building the Perfect Food Truck

So you want to go the DIY route and build a food truck all by yourself? The good news is there are many examples of entrepreneurs who have successfully built their own trailers and trucks without any formal experience. The bad news is that you should expect hiccups along the way.<p>If you have …

The 100 Best New Science Books for Kids

Long ago people used the sun, the moon, and the water to tell time. Soon after we began using our knowledge about the natural world to build clocks …

How to Read a Picture Book

The Picture Book in 2016: Social Themes and Lessons

I recently received a very interesting, if puzzling, question. A friend of mine needed to know, for professional reasons, what I would consider the …

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