November 11, 2020
Electrical Wizards: Hands-on with a hand-crank DC generator, some LEDs, and a voltmeter
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May 8, 2019
Into the White: plum pudding, caramels, and ginger
A Plum pudding, also known as a Christmas pudding, contains no plums (explanation). Furthermore, outside the British Isles, the word "pudding" usually →
June 12, 2018
What’s bubbling up inside you right now? You ought to read this interview with a world-renowned creative giant.
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November 6, 2017
Have you read the one where the Flash saves civilization … from a kid-friendly take on the clathrate gun hypothesis?
Andre H. recently redeemed his student rewards card for a copy of 'Ice and Flame', a rollicking tale in which the Flash is pitted against two DC Universe →
November 2, 2017
Say hello to my little friend: an axolotl pencil case!
Kudos to Kelly H. for exhibiting discerning taste in choosing an axolotl pencil case when the opportunity arose to redeem her student rewards card →
January 17, 2017
Is your octopus a boy or a girl? Here’s what you need to know to figure it out!
We've just finished our reading of The Octopus Scientists. Before diving into our next book, we gave our students a chance to put some of the information →
January 10, 2017
Is the pasta a hollow tube? Using a dichotomous key to classify pieces of pasta.
1. Is the pasta a hollow tube? If so, go to #2. If not, go to #4. 2. Is the pasta straight? If so, it’s penne rigate. If not, go to #3. Those →
February 5, 2016
Reading with your child trumps playing with toys, especially electronic toys
Today, we're going to briefly discuss some intriguing research conducted by Dr. Anna V. Sosa at Northern Arizona University in the United States. Second →
December 21, 2015
2016 is Right Around the Corner! Happy Holidays from Accella!
We're constantly tinkering, experimenting with every aspect of the Accella experience to ensure that our students are able to achieve the greatest →