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Thursday, November 04, 2010

What Would You Pack?

Wonderopolis is a fairly new site that introduces a daily "wonder" that should interest children and adults.

I was particularly taken by Wonder #19, "What Would You Pack for a Trip to Outer Space?"

It would be an interesting question to think about with your kids. Adults may want to look through Mary Roach's new book, Packing for Mars: The Curious Science of Life in the Void [571.0919 ROA] prior to the discussion--your kids will think you're so smart!

In the Children's Room you'll find Mission to Mars by Franklyn M. Branley [J 629.45 BRA], an introduction, for kids, to extended space travel.

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