Today’s Smile

Nothing Science related at all…just a reason for you to smile!

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Oobleck

It’s been a few days, so today, I have something really fun for you!  Let’s start with a little story.  Here is a condensed version of Dr. Seuss’ Book, Bartholomew and the Oobleck.

 

Now, if you want to make some of this….and I know you do, here’s a quick video to show you how.  Please be advised, however,

Do NOT pour Oobleck down a sink, it will clog it!!!

Have fun!

 

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Put Your Thinking Cap On

I know it’s Monday and it may hurt to think, but this is a great puzzle.  Give it a try and let me know how you did.  I found it to be quite interesting!

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It’s Friday….Again!

Here’s a little giggle to get you ready for the weekend…

How much room do fungi need to get ready?

As “mushroom” as possible!

 

Congratulations to Bryce K.  who got all 12 of yesterday’s puzzle questions. And, thanks to everyone who played along!   Here are the answers.

  1.  You Are Out
  2. Down Payment on a House
  3. Check out Time
  4. Piggy Back Ride
  5. Line Drive
  6. We will Overcome
  7. Triathalon
  8. High Tide
  9. Center Field
  10. A Prison Sentence
  11. Fishing Line
  12. Eaves Dropping

 

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Try This

Your favorite puzzle is back. Let’s see who can get the most today! Email me your guesses. I’ll announce the winners tomorrow.

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Do Not Try This Without Adult Supervision

Happy Tuesday!  Yesterday’s puzzle proved to be challenging for most of you.  Here are the answers from our Rhyme challenge…

  1.  “More please”, Mexican man  – ENCORE SENIOR
  2.   A battalion area – LEGION REGION
  3.   A boat captain – CLIPPER SKIPPER
  4.   A crow with no 5 O’Clock shadow – SHAVEN RAVEN
  5.   A fence to prevent pinball playing – ARCADE BLOCKADE
  6.   A folk dance sung at skating rinks – HOKEY POKEY
  7.   A food server that’s joined the other side – WAITER TRAITOR
  8.   A golf club CARRIER for a father – DADDY CADDY
  9.   A goofy Mt. cat with no tail – DINGBAT BOBCAT
  10.   A large sign about the bread browner – TOASTER POSTER

Today’s video has some cool tricks with fire, but please…DO NOT TRY THESE ON YOUR OWN!  THE ONLY WAY YOU SHOULD TRY THESE IS WITH ADULT SUPERVISION!  After you’ve watched this, let me know in the comments which one you thought was the coolest!

 

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Monday’s Joke and Rhyme Time

And here we are, back at Monday.  Funny how fast that weekend can go, except that right now, it seems like most every other day, right?  Well, I’ve got your Monday laugh….here you go!

Today’s Giggle….

Did you hear about the restaurant on the Moon?

Great food, no atmosphere!

You laughing yet????  Crickets???

 

So for today’s challenge, try to answer these clues.  Each answer will be rhyming words.  For example:

Clue:  “Blah” tile or carpeting       Answer:  Boring Flooring

Email me your guesses, let’s see who gets the most right!

  1.  “More please”, Mexican man
  2.   A battalion area
  3.   A boat captain
  4.   A crow with no 5 O’Clock shadow
  5.   A fence to prevent pinball playing
  6.   A folk dance sung at skating rinks
  7.   A food server that’s joined the other side
  8.   A golf club CARRIER for a father
  9.   A goofy Mt. cat with no tail
  10.   A large sign about the bread browner
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Mystery Photo Answers and Building Challenge

Nobody got all the mystery photos correct yesterday…that’s because we had some incredible photographers.  Below are the photos and answers.

#1  #2#3   #4#5

# 1  By Aubrey W. – Cat’s Ear
#2   By Drew T. – Basketball
#3   By Nicole W. – Fuzzy Socks
#4   By Ian P. – Through a microwave door
# 5  By Emma W. – Bearded Dragon back

Here’s a fun challenge for you if you have some Popsicle sticks.  If you are able to do it, send me a video and I’ll share!

Here’s a large scale version…

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Your Mystery Photos

I can’t believe it, here we are at our 2nd Friday of shelter-in-place.  We’ve survived 2 weeks off school!  Did you ever think you’d be saying that?  I’m happy to be sharing some of the best mystery photos that were submitted from your classmates over the last week today.  They are much better than mine!  I’ll reveal the photographers tomorrow when I give the answers so that you all don’t hound them for the answer!

Submit your guesses in the comments below. If you took one of the photographs, email me your guesses so no one gets the correct answer from you!  And of course, after you guess, go try and take a mystery photo of your own and send it my way!

#1      #2

#3   #4

#5

 

Check back tomorrow for answers and a building challenge…and keep those mystery photos coming!

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You Asked For It!

I loved talking with each of you this morning!  Thanks for joining me!  So, I just KNEW you missed my jokes!  Here are a few to hold you over….

Catch your breath….here’s the next one….

They just keep getting better, right?

(Please tell me that you remember an OHM is electrical resistance?)  Ah, now you’re laughing!

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