### Math and Science

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#### Earth's perihelion with the Sun

Today, Wednesday, January 4th, 2023, Earth will be as close as it gets to the Sun during its orbit. Shouldn't that make this the warmest time of the year? In this activity students become fam...

#### Huge diamond found in Canada

552-carat diamond found in Diavik Mine, Northwest Territories, Canada Can you tell just how big this gem is?  Do you know how big a carat is? What would this look like on a ring on you...

#### Water saving toilets

How much water is used? How much water could be saved? For Adventurer members we have an editable Word docx and solutions with added world-wide information.

#### Total solar eclipse - apparent sizes

Where will the eclipse be seen?  What if you are not in the path of totality?  Total solar eclipse?  What is apparent size?  How can the moon seem to cover the sun complete...

#### Measuring sea level

What does this gizmo do? We've given students a diagram of what the interior of this mechanism contains and asked them to try to decide what its purpose must be. Then we've...

#### Giant iceberg

Ferryland, Newfoundland. JODY MARTIN / REUTERS Over the past Easter weekend this giant iceberg drifted passed Ferryland, Newfoundland.  Its hard to tell how large it actually is but...

#### April's calf was born!

At about 10:00 am, April 15th, April's calf was born.  Everyone will be talking about it and smiling constantly. Here's some fun math stuff to bring with you for Holiday gatherings.

#### New baby giraffe

Willow at Baltimore, MD Zoo Willow weighed 125 pounds at birth and was 6 feet 1 inch tall.  She will grow to her adult height of around 14 feet tall in only four years! How big wou...

#### California water measurements - chains, links, and furlongs

[caption id="attachment_17570" align="aligncenter" width="263"] Gunter's chain[/caption] Help your students understand what they are reading or hearing about the California drought.  Terms like acr...

#### McDonalds moves towards antibiotic-free chicken

Recently McDonald's announced that by 2016 they will use only chicken raised without the antibiotics that are used in human medicine.  McDonald's plans to join Chick-fil-A, Pa...