Posts tagged Science
In previous posts I have highlighted adults who are making a difference, and in this post I wanted to share information about Barrington Irving. He became the youngest person and first African American to go around the world by flight. The difference is he did it in a plane which he built himself from donated parts — at 23 years old!
Years later he has founded a non-profit called Experience Academy, where Mr. Irving is teaching young people to accept “no limitations.” His 4 year old program encourages students to follow their interests in science, math, engineering and technology. More >
When Cassandra was 10 years old, she had her sights on changing the world. So she pulled together a group of her friends and started a community service team. Their goal was to aid the community and the environment.
They became very interested in the issues of global warming and how people in their community were struggling to heat their homes during the New England winters.
So after spending time researching Cassandra and her friends decided More >
I cannot believe what I just read online. According to Environment New Jersey, a nonprofit environmental activist group, the Delaware River, which runs along the border of N.J. is the 5th most polluted river in the country!!
This River provides drinking water to millions of people in New Jersey, but currently it has 6.7 million pounds of toxic chemicals in it! (So we could be drinking this toxic stuff) According to this report most of the toxic chemicals were released in 2010 by the DuPont Chambers Works in Salem County, which is “legally” permitted to release 5.3 million pounds More >
I agree with you Page – this weather has been crazy! I’m glad things are getting back to normal now, but I am amazed at everything that has happened. First we had that earthquake in Virginia that we felt all the way up here in New Jersey. That was scary! I was in the Clubhouse with Daisy and Forrest when the ground shook! We thought someone was playing a big joke on us until Mr. Button ran out and told us to come into the house. Nothing else really happened, thank goodness, but I was glad I was not More >