Edible Glass Hearts and Other Lessons About Valentine’s Day
Making edible glass hearts is the subject of the most recent SciShow Kids video. The video starts by discussing how glass is made before moving into a description of how sugar, like sand, can be melted. The video then describes why isomalt is used to make edible glass hearts (melting point) and how it can be done at home with the supervision of a moms and dad. Like all SciShow Kids videos the description consists of lots of links to extra resources including this one that has actually composed directions..
Valentines Day is this coming Sunday. My childs preschool is having a little event on Friday throughout which little cards will be exchanged. Shes really thrilled about Valentines Day as is her little sis. As I compose this theyre making Valentines Day cookies (with guidance). Another Valentines Day activity that they might be doing (with supervision) is making edible glass hearts with isomalt crystals..
Valentines Day is this coming Sunday. Shes really thrilled about Valentines Day as is her little sister. As I compose this theyre making Valentines Day cookies (with guidance).
The following fun video, also from Its Okay to Smart, tries to use math to identify the chances of a 25 year old female finding love in New York. (Remember, the video is just for fun).
The following video from Its Okay To Be Smart (produced by PBS Digital Studios) describes why humans kiss, the history of symbols associated with kissing, and some cultural views of kissing. When I saw this video I instantly thought of my friends who teach intermediate school and high school health classes.
Why Do We Love? The lesson will not provide you with any clear answers, but it will make you believe.
If youre aiming to work a little Valentines Day themed activity into your intermediate school or high school classes in the next number of days, here are three great videos to think about seeing.