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And it only took six months. Related Links: More Wordless Wednesday on Caterpickles “How does a storm glass work? Part One: The Pondering” (Caterpickles) “How does a storm glass work? Part Two: The Testing” (Caterpickles) “How do we reset … Continue reading
The Dandelion Caper by Gene DeWeese What the book’s about: Another gem from The Nine-Year-Old’s school library, The Dandelion Caper tells the story of Walter and his friend Kathy. Walter and Kathy specialize in rescuing tourists from outer space, but they are … Continue reading
As you remember, yesterday The Nine-Year-Old and I tried to reset our storm glass, with rather surprising results. A couple of hours after the official experiment had ended, I wandered into the office to find the once-clear storm glass looking like … Continue reading
Last week, we tested our storm glass to see whether the crystals were forming (or dissolving) in response to changes in temperature. Short answer: Yes. But as you’ll remember, at the end of the experiment we were left with a pretty … Continue reading
About two weeks ago, after noticing that our replica storm glass had been predicting cloudy skies more or less continuously since we acquired it six months ago, The Nine-Year-Old and I began to wonder how storm glasses worked. You can … Continue reading
The Complete Periodic Table by Adrian Dingle (Basher Science Series) What the book’s about: Adrian Dingle’s Complete Periodic Table devotes a page or two to each of the 115 elements, giving each element a voice, a shape, and a distinct personality. Each entry tells … Continue reading
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. (I wanted the glass to have a couple of days to acclimate to … Continue reading