Olympic National Park Nature Study

The American National Parks are a dream come true for families seeking an opportunity to explore wildlife and wilderness.  This summer we made our first visit to Olympic National Park.  Located on the Olympic peninsula of Washington state, this park offers a uniquely diverse experience.  Moisture from the Pacific hits the western side of the … Continue reading Olympic National Park Nature Study

Rise over Run Away!

Need to teach your big kid slope-intercept form but don't really feel like explaining it?  Break out the ol' TI 86 -- or use the amazing free Desmos graphing calculator -- and let her figure it out herself. Given the basic equation, y = mx + b, and a little time to experiment, most kids … Continue reading Rise over Run Away!