Edible Glass Hearts and Other Lessons About Valentine’s Day

Making edible glass hearts is the topic of the newest SciShow Kids video. The video starts by discussing how glass is made before moving into an explanation 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 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 actually composed directions..

Why Do We Love? is a TED-Ed lesson that checks out some philosophies on why people love. The lesson will not supply you with any clear answers, but it will make you believe. And isnt that what thinkers want you to do?

Valentines Day is this coming Sunday. My childs preschool is having a little celebration on Friday throughout which little cards will be exchanged. Shes really thrilled about Valentines Day as is her little sis. As I write this theyre making Valentines Day cookies (with guidance). Another Valentines Day activity that they might be doing (with guidance) is making edible glass hearts with isomalt crystals..

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

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

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

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 3 great videos to consider viewing.

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