Lions and Tigers and Science Assemblies - Oh My!
Nature is a very cool thing! This was forwarded to me this morning and I thought I would share it. Out in California in a Zoo a mother tiger gave birth to a rare set of triplet tiger cubs. Sadly, due to difficulties in the pregnancy, the cubs were born prematurely and, being tiny, they died shortly after birth. But after recovering from the delivery, the mother cat suddenly began to decline in health. Physically she was fine, but the veterinarians felt that the loss of her litter had caused the tigress to fall into a depression... Read the whole article!
Live Animal School Assemblies - Like a Visit From The Zoo!
Kids love animals! No escaping that one. A visit to the zoo is a beloved experience for all kids. And it's a great part of their education, too.
I was at a zoo recently and my kids and I got to experience an added bonus. We were passing the exhibit where the seals are housed. A zoo employee was there feeding them, which is always a great thing to watch. There happened to be quite a few kids this time in the audience. A second employee gathered the kids and started talking to them about the seals and their habits. The kids were entranced. A very cool teaching moment!... Read the whole article!
Dog And Pony Shows - Vaudeville and Science Assembly Programs
Most of you are probably too young to remember but there was a time before television, and even before movies. Yes, really! Back in those days adults routinely attended the theatre not only to view plays, operas, ballets and other high art, but also to view “low brow” entertainment in what were called vaudeville houses. An evening of vaudeville involved a running slate of different “acts” ... Read the whole article!