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Why Did the Chicken Cross the Mobius Strip?

To get to the same side! A strip of paper connected into a half loop is one of the most intriguing shapes you’ll ever encounter! For such a seemingly simple shape, it has some amazing qualities. For example, it has only one side. What?! How is that possible?

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Bowling Ball, Feather, and Reproving the Laws of Physics

Here at Nomad Press, we are total science nerds. But even we sometimes wonder: why do people do the same experiments over and over after someone else has already proved a point?

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11 Morning Meeting Ideas for Happy Classrooms!

Morning meetings are terrific opportunities to connect with your students, have them connect with each other, and set the tone for a day of enthusiastic learning!

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How Fireworks Work!

Nomad authors are a dedicated bunch! All the activities in Nomad Press books are vetted by the authors (and often their children, classrooms, and neighborhood kids). Sometimes that makes for comical outcomes, like the experiment described in the following guest blog post from Nomad author Susan Berk Koch! Luckily, Sue’s porch is just fine. Have a […]

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