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S.T.E.A.M. Maker: Exploring the World of Makers, Artists, and Inventors

Exploring the World of Makers, Artists, and Inventors (October 8 and 10, 2013) Last week the Talking Stick Tuesday and Thursday  10-15 year old homeschool program went on a field trip.  The weather was perfect, and after a short walk to the train station, we were on our way. Due to the careful planning of Paige, we fit so much into…

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Homeschooling, Because Science: Forest Bathing

Forest Bathing The country that brought the world giant robots, giant moths, and little slices of raw fish on rice is now exporting another brilliant aspect of Japanese culture, Forest Bathing, also known as shinrin-yoku. There is no need to get bare or worry about public indecency charges. Forest Bathing is just the practice of being in nature, with as…

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We Need Lots of Weirdly Cool Stuff

What have you got collecting dust in your garage? Talking Stick is offering a brand new S.T.E.A.M. (science, technology, engineering, art and math) programming this year and we are seeking assistance in gathering materials for our Makers. S.T.E.A.M. Wishlist sewing machines notebooks bicycle rims pallets scrap wood carpentry tools – hand saw, sand paper, nails, screws, drill, googles, gloves gardening…

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