1. Seven Wonders of the Ancient World

    History is full of great structures. Here are some great animations showing what the seven wonders of the ancient world may have looked like. At Athena Preparatory, history is very important to us. https://www.budgetdirect.com.au/blog/the-7-wonders-of-the-ancient-world-reconstructed.html…Read More

  2. The Sky for the Week of 5-5-19

    Warmer weather is finally here. With it comes the spring sky. In the evening sky the stars Castor and Pollux twinkle brightly.  A slim crescent moon is also in the evening sky. It is close to planet Mars. While the planet Saturn is  in the predawn sky. Happy viewing. https://www.skyandtelescope.com/observing/this-weeks-sky-at-a-glance-may-3-11/…Read More

  3. Summer 2019

    Summer is coming. Here is the summer forecast for United States. Lodi should have above normal temperatures, later in the summer. Weather is a practical application of science. https://www.accuweather.com/en/weather-news/accuweather-2019-us-summer-forecast/70008124…Read More

  4. May Night Sky

    Here are few things that will be in the May night sky. Most significant is Saturn, the moon, and Jupiter aligning on May 21st. These sort of alignments are rare. Enjoy the view. https://www.accuweather.com/en/weather-news/may-2019-3-things-stargazers-should-look-for-in-the-night-sky/70008118…Read More

  5. The Sky for the Week of 4-28-19

    The spring sky is great this week. It feels like summer here in Lodi. Look for the sickle of Leo high in the southern sky after dark. While the bright star Arcturus is in the eastern sky. The new moon is on Saturday. This will make for darker skies. Happy Viewing. https://www.skyandtelescope.com/observing/this-weeks-sky-at-a-glance-april-26-may-4/…Read More

  6. Sounds of Mars

    The planet Mars is seismically active. These seismic sounds where recorded by the Mars Insight lander. This is a good example of physical science in nature. Science is everywhere in the universe. https://www.accuweather.com/en/weather-news/eerie-sounds-from-mars-reveal-1st-evidence-of-this-phenomenon-on-another-planet/70008083…Read More

  7. Hot Weather for US Southwest

    We are having the first hot weather of 2019. Spring is finally here. Some places feel like summer already. https://www.accuweather.com/en/weather-news/heat-wave-to-bake-southwestern-us-this-week/70008074…Read More

  8. Dark Skies in the USA

    There are still a few dark skies left in the USA. Some like Death Valley are best in the colder winter months. https://www.accuweather.com/en/weather-news/5-dark-sites-perfect-for-stargazing-in-the-united-states-space-astronomy/58289648…Read More

  9. The Sky for the Week of 4-21-19

    Happy Easter. The star Arcturus is very bright in the evening sky. But Sirius still brightly twinkles in the evening sky.  The Big Dipper is prominent in the sky this week. With the full moon last week, the night sky is still very bright. So the Lyrid meteor shower Monday night won't be very good. Happy viewing. https://www.skyandtelescope.com/observing/sky-at-a-glance/this-weeks-sky-at-a-glance-…Read More

  10. Happy Easter 2019

    Easter is finally here. So is the warmer weather. The following article is a great synopsis of Easter. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Easter. Also, here is the weather forecast for this weekend. https://www.accuweather.com/en/weather-news/us-easter-weather-outlook-what-can-you-expect-in-your-area/70008007. Happy Easter.…Read More