Friday, September 21, 2018
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 Scatter plot. As long as my grandson has been willing to play around with graphs recently, we have been trying to come up with more things to graph. A scatter plot with trend line of baby age to height. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) After we graphed the number of letters in state names and the size of states in area and population, we turned to rivers and created scatter plots. One of the things I found out in all this graphing activity is that you have to figure out how many lines you have available on your graph paper, in both directions, across the top and up the side. Then, find out the highest... (Read More ...)

Last week, readers spent the most time on:  List of Star Wars air, aquatic, and ground vehicles (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Popcorn and Crowds Peas and Cheese Salad Do You Get Along with Your Grandchildren’s Other Grandparents? How Big Is Your State? Who Invented the Hula Hoop? Last month, readers spent the most time on: Grandparents. Poems. Funny. How To Do Nothing with Nobody What Are 10 Top Tips for a Long Marriage? Popcorn and Crowds Moore’s Law Coming up next week: Do You Like Tapioca? Monday, May 20, 2013 Moms. Desserts. House rules. Star Wars Tuesday, May 21, 2013 Lightsaber.... (Read More ...)

Who Wrote The Star-Spangled Banner? At the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History, they have poster photographs of popular items in the museum, with the floor and room where they can be found. Judy Garland’s Ruby Red Slippers, from The Wizard of Oz are pictured, Archie Bunker’s chair, Minnie Pearl’s hat, the American flag that flew at Fort McHenry during the War of 1812 and inspired Francis Scott Key to write The Star-Spangled Banner. While I would rather see the posters displayed prominently as soon as you walk in the front door, once we’d found them, it was easy to... (Read More ...)