Learning about the forces of flight is cheap, easy, and fun (really!). Supplies: Paper, masking tape, paper clips, scissors 1. Discuss the forces of flight: Lift, Weight, Thrust, and Drag. You'll just want to provide a very basic understanding of these concepts. 2. Discuss how the forces of flight work on paper airplanes, such as … Continue reading Ten Dollar Tuesday: Take Flight
In the Robot Test Kitchen, we talk about five main barriers that we typically face in conducting technology programming in our libraries: time, budget, skill, interest, and support. It's our belief that most of these are not impossible barriers, but sometimes it's hard to see how. Especially when things like your time and budget are already … Continue reading Take it Apart!
First things first: Tiggly Shapes are not robots. But they are still pretty great. I've discovered they are a great way to bring dimension to the flat tablet world. They also can be used in libraries pretty easily. Basics: What are they? Tiggly Shapes are a set of four shapes designed to work with the … Continue reading Review: Tiggly Shapes