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Igniting Wonder

You can visit these websites on your own or subscribe to their newsletter. These posts can help ignite curiosity in your students and spark questions for learning.

Wonderopolis

Where the Wonders of Learning Never Cease

The Kid Should See This

Smart videos for curious minds of all ages, a free resource for parents & teachers: Science, art, nature, animals, space, tech, DIY, food, music, animation, and more.

Colossal

Colossal | Art, design, and visual culture

Curiosities and Puzzlements

Many students don’t feel comfortable being curious at school. They’ve learned that asking a question might make them look foolish, slow down the class, or even upset the teacher. So if you want curious students, you have to retrain them to be curious again. You have to spend some time creating a culture of curiosity. This mailing list will give you some ammo.

Oxplore

The Home of Big Questions

12-Fold Flower Tower

One of a large family of recursive origami patterns called Flower Towers developed by Chris K. Palmer

Time Lapse of a Tiny Hot Dog

This is considered a "painting for ants" and features a tiny hot dog. The artist even puts sesame seeds on at the 1:00 mark!

What 2,000 Calories Looks Like

Even as restaurants talk about smaller portions, they continue to serve a full day's worth of calories in a single meal — or even a single dish.

Photo Mashups Result in Humorous Juxtapositions

Theses are great story starters, or inspiration for kids’ own photography!

An innovative edible spoon, a smart alternative to plastic waste | The Kid Should See This

Smart videos for curious minds of all ages, a free resource for parents & teachers: Science, art, nature, animals, space, tech, DIY, food, music, animation, and more.

How do birds learn to sing? | The Kid Should See This

Smart videos for curious minds of all ages, a free resource for parents & teachers: Science, art, nature, animals, space, tech, DIY, food, music, animation, and more.

Inside the Meteorite Clean Room at the Smithsonian | The Kid Should See This

Smart videos for curious minds of all ages, a free resource for parents & teachers: Science, art, nature, animals, space, tech, DIY, food, music, animation, and more.

The animated adventures of Lucas the Spider | The Kid Should See This

Smart videos for curious minds of all ages, a free resource for parents & teachers: Science, art, nature, animals, space, tech, DIY, food, music, animation, and more.

Never-before-seen footage of baby clownfish hatching | The Kid Should See This

Smart videos for curious minds of all ages, a free resource for parents & teachers: Science, art, nature, animals, space, tech, DIY, food, music, animation, and more.

Opera singers sing during real-time MRI scans | The Kid Should See This

Smart videos for curious minds of all ages, a free resource for parents & teachers: Science, art, nature, animals, space, tech, DIY, food, music, animation, and more.

Blood Moon Lunar Eclipse, both time lapse and real time videos | The Kid Should See This

Smart videos for curious minds of all ages, a free resource for parents & teachers: Science, art, nature, animals, space, tech, DIY, food, music, animation, and more.

The Microbes on the Handprint of an 8-Year-Old After Playing Outside | Colossal

After her son played outdoors, Tasha Sturm took a handprint in a petri dish and look what grew!

Super Mario Bros was designed on graph paper

In talking about an upcoming game (more on that in a bit), Nintendo’s Shigeru Miyamoto and Takashi Tezuka discuss the process they used in designing the levels for the original Super Mario Bros. Much of the design work happened on graph paper.1

Astronaut (and Italian Air Force Captain) Samantha Cristoforetti explains how to cook on the International Space Station