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This Week in the Wonder Ground: Sound Changes

This week’s Big Idea: Change the vibration, change the sound. This week we learned that a high-pitched sound has a different vibration than a low-pitched sound. First, we used our voices. We placed our hands on our throats, and felt the vibrations our vocal chords made when we spoke. Then I asked the kids to […]

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Oscar statuettes are displayed at Times Square Studios 23 January 2006 in New York. The statuettes will be presented to winners of the 78th Academy Awards 05 March 2006 in Hollywood.

Cinema Cecilia’s Oscar Picks

What will win on Sunday night, February 28th?  What should instead?  Here are my picks for the winners, along with my picks on who/what SHOULD win, but most likely will not. Best Picture: The Revenant has the odds in its favor, but I would like to see Spotlight take home the prize, which I felt […]

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Ashley (left) and Emily Bialasik display their Reading Club Patches – that is, the ones they’ve earned so far. There will be more soon!

Sisters Blaze a Reading Trail, Collect Badges

Emily and Ashley Bialasik may well be the daughters many other parents wish they had: avid readers who, between them, have earned 33 patches in KidSpace’s Reading Patch Club. Their patches go in the plastic baseball-card protective sheets that KidSpace gives all participants (as do most kids’), making quite a collection. At the rate Bialasik […]

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