Internet Field Trip: 5 Links to Share with Your Kids
by Parent Co.March 14, 2015
Share awesome, fun links with your kids on an Internet Field Trip curated for Parent Co. by Today Box. Today Box curates fun and educational daily facts, videos, photos, and jokes for curious kids and the grown-ups who raise them.
Week of March 14, 2015
Launch a rocket fueled by 20 pieces of soft candy 813 feet into the air in this short film explaining the Candy Rocket Project in Japan.
This week people all over the world celebrated the spring festival of colors called Holi. Take a trip to India to experience it for yourself in this short film.
Scientists used to believe chameleons change color to camouflage themselves in their environments. They now know this isn't true. Learn more about why chameleons change colors in this short video by Veritasium.
Experience the beauty and thrill of surfing off the African coast with Koa Smith. Ride in a barrel for 30 seconds with film shot with a GoPro.
Tour the Video Game Collection of the Museum of Modern Art in New York City.
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