Edible Glass Hearts and Other Lessons About Valentine’s Day

Why Do We Love? The lesson wont provide you with any clear answers, but it will make you believe.

Valentines Day is this coming Sunday. Shes really excited about Valentines Day as is her little sister. As I write this theyre making Valentines Day cookies (with guidance).

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

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

Making edible glass hearts is the subject of the current SciShow Kids video. The video starts by discussing how glass is made prior to moving into an explanation of how sugar, like sand, can be melted. The video then discusses why isomalt is used to make edible glass hearts (melting point) and how it can be done at house with the guidance of a parent. Like all SciShow Kids videos the description includes great deals of links to extra resources including this one that has composed directions..

Shes very thrilled about Valentines Day as is her little sibling. As I compose this theyre making Valentines Day cookies (with guidance).

If youre looking to work a little Valentines Day themed activity into your middle school or high school classes in the next number of days, here are 3 good videos to consider seeing.

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