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Expand Your Child’s Inquisitiveness

“Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.” ― Socrates Wouldn’t it be wonderful if we could give our children the drive to ask questions and pursue answers until they are satisfied? To a young child, the world is like a huge room full of tables loaded with every imaginable [...]

By |February 19th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

On Teaching

No man can reveal to you aught but that which already lies half asleep in the dawning of your knowledge. The teacher who walks in the shadow of the temple, among his followers, gives not of his wisdom but rather of his faith and his lovingness. If he is indeed wise he does not bid [...]

By |January 29th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Science Videos are Now Free!

Good news! In order to make it easier for teachers to get started with Rock-it Science, we've decided to make ALL of the lesson videos on our web site FREE to view. After watching the video, if you'd like to present the lesson yourself, then you have the option of downloading the Teacher Guide. All [...]

By |May 14th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

“Tips for Teachers,” “Helium Balloons,” and other Fun Stuff

After posting several lesson videos on this web site, I decided it might be useful to explain to teachers not only HOW to present a lesson, but WHY I chose to do each lesson the way I did. So I've added a short "Tips for Teachers" video to our free lesson, "Catapults." It explains why [...]

By |May 4th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

“Lucky for Me, I Never Grew Up!”

I have been conducting experiments with children for over 25 years now and have discovered that there are ways to make teaching and learning a great deal of fun for both students and teachers. Before establishing Rock-it Science, I worked for many years as a mechanical engineer. My training in this field was a serious [...]

By |April 23rd, 2012|Uncategorized|1 Comment