the body human
Why can’t we stop thinking?
Try to stop thinking for five seconds.
Okay, now you’re just reading this and not-stopping-your-thoughts!!
So why can’t we stop thinking? Well, this is the handiwork of our old friend, evolution.
Ah sleep, so peaceful!
So, why do we sleep?
Well, first of all every animal with a brain sleeps. A lot of really important things happen while we are off in dreamy dream land. Sleep is when the body gets a chance to repair and process things. This allows our brain to be refreshed and our cells (throughout the body) to get repaired, an important part of how wounds heal!
Explore the world of music and the science behind the sounds. Construct a “musical” instrument and learn about resonance, vibration, frequency and pitch.
Quick! An outbreak has occurred. You be the detective. Test to see who is infected and track the progress of the disease back to its source. Explore the science of epidemiology. What solutions are effective for killing diseases? Be a scientist and start a sample of real germs to take home and watch grow.