Fostering curiosity in kids (and their parents) since 2011

Posts tagged ‘experiments’

(Not Even Sort of) Wordless Wednesday: Storm Glass Fun

Two days ago, I moved the storm glass into the master bathroom in preparation for the battery of tests we’re going to subject it to over the weekend. This morning I noticed that crystals had formed at the top of the glass. I’ve never seen that before. In theory, that means thunderstorms are headed our way. Guess we’ll see if the storm glass is right.

“Can I catch some hail?”

The evening in early June that my daughter and I spent huddled in our basement waiting for the tornado warning to expire is definitely in the running to be one of the formative experiences of my daughter’s childhood. Over a month later, she’s still busily processing it. Today she asked, “Can I catch some hail, Mommyo?”