SLIME 2019

We have a rule in the Creative Lab – No Slime. Why? Because it’s too easy and creates a lot of waste. Sure the ooey gooey stuff is fun to make and has lots of uses as a tactile tool for mindfulness and learning – but quite frequently kids have already made it 100 times at school or at home. There seems to be nothing new to be learned from the process…. or is there? This week we really needed to finish a project – and for nearly 2 years the rule has been no slime allowed. However since we needed to really put inRead More →

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U.S. Cellular shows us how mobile phones work

A team from US Cellular came to club to show us how their equipment works, how they ensure their signal is reaching every customer and how they’re able to accurately map their signal throughout their service areas. After a brief presentation to show us how phones connect to towers, and to the rest of the world, the team took us outside to see their vehicles. These hi-tech trucks travel our city streets and country sides every day scanning for weak signals to identify troubled zones so teams of technicians can repair towers before they impact customers.Read More →

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