Edible Glass Hearts and Other Lessons About Valentine’s Day

The following fun video, also from Its Okay to Smart, attempts to use mathematics to figure out the chances of a 25 year old lady finding love in New York. (Remember, the video is just for fun).

Valentines Day is this coming Sunday. Shes really excited about Valentines Day as is her little sibling. As I compose this theyre making Valentines Day cookies (with supervision).

The following video from Its Okay To Be Smart (produced by PBS Digital Studios) describes why human beings kiss, the history of symbols connected with kissing, and some cultural views of kissing. When I saw this video I instantly thought about my pals who teach intermediate school and high school health classes.

Why Do We Love? The lesson will not provide you with any clear responses, however it will make you think.

If youre wanting to work a little Valentines Day themed activity into your intermediate school or high school classes in the next couple of days, here are three great videos to consider viewing.

Making edible glass hearts is the topic of the most recent SciShow Kids video. The video begins by discussing how glass is made prior to moving into a description of how sugar, like sand, can be melted. The video then explains why isomalt is used to make edible glass hearts (melting point) and how it can be done at house with the supervision of a parent. Like all SciShow Kids videos the description consists of great deals of links to extra resources including this one that has written directions..

Valentines Day is this coming Sunday. My childs preschool is having a little celebration on Friday during which little cards will be exchanged. Shes extremely delighted about Valentines Day as is her little sister. As I write this theyre making Valentines Day cookies (with supervision). Another Valentines Day activity that they could be doing (with supervision) is making edible glass hearts with isomalt crystals..

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