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 odds of a 25 year old female finding love in New York. (Remember, the video is just for enjoyable).

If youre looking to work a little Valentines Day themed activity into your intermediate school or high school classes in the next couple of days, here are 3 great videos to consider viewing.

Making edible glass hearts is the subject of the most recent SciShow Kids video. The video starts by explaining 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 supervision of a moms and dad. Like all SciShow Kids videos the description includes lots of links to extra resources including this one that has composed directions..

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

Valentines Day is this coming Sunday. My childs preschool is having a little event on Friday during which little cards will be exchanged. Shes very thrilled 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 might be doing (with guidance) is making edible glass hearts with isomalt crystals..

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

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

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