Magic Square Puzzles

Magic Square Puzzle
The Magic Square Blog - This blog is dedicated to informing people about Magic Square puzzles.

Math Is Fun: Magic Square Game - Play a game of Magic Square on line.

Wolfram MathWorld: Magic Square - Site explains how Magic Square Puzzles work, mathematically.

SoftSchools: Magic Square - Solve puzzles with 3x3, 4x4, & 5x5 grid puzzles.

Transum: Magic Square Puzzle - Solve a 3x3 Magic Square Puzzles and other puzzles.

Learn With Math Games: Magic Square Puzzle - Learn how to solve puzzles and print them out.

Magic Square Tutorial


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The Science of Light

This is a fountain, lit at night, in
Square of Europe, Moscow,
What is Light? - Understanding light and the eye.

Explain That Stuff: Light - History, how light works and much more.

Scholastic Activity: Rainbow Activities - Magic School Bus Activity with color.

Sciencing: Light Spectrum Explained for Kids - Article explains what light is. Light experiments can be found to the right of the main article in 'Related Content'. 

How Stuff Works: Light - Learn how light works.

Classroom: How to Use a Prism for Middle School Labs

Wikipedia: Light & Lighting - Various types of lighting.


Videos, such as the following, can be found here on the YouTube playlist created for this subject.

 


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George Washington Carver

George Washington Carver
Inventions: Inventor's Resources: George Washington Carver's Inventions - Site offers a little bit of information about Carver's inventions.

National Parks Service: George Washington Carver - Museum Exhibit

Tuskegee University: George Washington Carver - Find out about Carver's experiments and other some of the things he made with peanuts and sweet potatoes. Selected recipes can be found here.

About: Inventors: George Washington Carver - Site offers information about Carver's life and a short video.

Famous Missourians: George Washington Carver - Info about GWC.

Danielles Place: George Washington Carver
Craft, game ideas, and information.

Field Museum: George Washington Carver - Scroll down to access an Exhibition website, a downloadable pdf Carver Factsheet. You can also download an educator's guide here

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Activities, Foods, & Resources for February


Births

Feb 7: Charles Dickens Born 1812 - Learn about the author of many well known books.

Feb 15: Susan B Anthony Born 1820
Women's Suffrage Research Resource - Susan B. Anthony is well known for her role in the suffrage movement in America.

Holidays

Feb 14: Valentine's Day - Over 190 million Valentine's Day cards are sent in the U.S. each year! Make one of your own with the designs suggested in this post.

Fifteen Day Celebration: Chinese New Year - Celebrate the Chinese New Year with fun, cultural activities: Tangrams, Zodiac symbols, crafts, coloring pages and more. 


Seasonal Foods & Food Related Days

Feb 3: Bubble Gum Day - Learn about the history of bubble gum and do some experiments.

Feb 8: Bake Pizza Week Begins also Hershey Chocolate Founded 1894
Feb 9 Happy Chocolate Day & Pizza Pie Day
Chocolate Activities - Learn about the history of chocolate, make an old fashioned chocolate egg cream, print chocolate puzzles and get links to other resources.
Pizza Project - 
Pizza history, recipes, games, and activities.


Feb 17: World Cabbage Day
Cabbage - Cabbage experiment suggestions, a recipe for homemade coleslaw, and links to cabbage information.

Feb. 22 Cook a Sweet Potato Day
Sweet Potato Resources - Sweet potato resources include: Nutrition facts, educational info and recipes.

Feb 27: Strawberry Day
Strawberry Craze - This strawberry research project includes links to other strawberries posts on Fran's World, and to informative sites.

Bean Resource Page - Nutritional information, types of beans, experiments and more.

Oranges - General and nutritional information, diseases, educational resources, ideas for orange peels and videos.


More Days To Celebrate

Feb 3: Feed the Birds Day
Bird Watching Activities Bird watching activities, bird treat ideas, and links to bird-related activities and information.

Feb 14: Library Lover's Day
7 Ways Your Library Saves You Money - Tips for using your library to save money.

Feb 20: Love Your Pet Day
Homemade Treats & Toys for Pets - Treat and toy ideas for dogs, cats, hamsters, gerbils and rabbits.


If you're interested in more holidays, birthdays, events, fun food days and other unique days, please check out the long list of February Special Days on Still Learning Something New.


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Heart Activities

Make an origami heart:


A variety of origami hearts can be found here including 3-D hearts and flat hearts.

WikiHow has illustrated video instructions on how to make a flat origami heart.

Learn how to make an origami heart with this YouTube video or a heart shaped box with this one.

Tip: Some of the flat origami hearts will allow you to slip a little message inside.

Heart related activities:

Enchanted Learning has a bunch of Valentine's Day activities with hearts here. You will find: Cards, wreaths, mobiles, chains and more.

What kind of animals can be made with hearts? Check out on DLTK's Heart Animal Paper Craft where you will find ways to make: Dogs, elephants, cats, fish, frogs and more from hearts. This site has printable templates.

Heart related activities can be found here on Fran's World of Discovery such as: Pin prick cards, cut out hearts, decorated hearts and more.

Learn how to make a heart with a twist balloon! The YouTube video provided will show you how.

Related activities on Fran's World:

Chocolate Activities - Learn the history of chocolate and make some yummy things with chocolate.
Valentine's Day - Learn the history of Valentines Day and make some fun crafts that relate to the holiday.


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