Their activities include Star Wars Science and Introduce a Girl to Engineering week! If you're in the bay area for this, you should go.
"Join us at The Tech for a week-long celebration of engineering! Engineers Week is a national event that brings engineering to life for people of all ages, and celebrates engineers and the difference they make in our world. Come and engineer an Ewok escape vehicle, build a Rube Goldberg device, program a human robot to perform in our RoboTheater, tinker with LED lightsabers and hovercrafts in our Jedi Tech Hands-On Science Workshop, and meet some of our favorite engineering role models and partners! As part of our E-Week activities, we’ll also be celebrating Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day @ The Tech with special programs and partners on Thursday, February 20, 2014."
In the introduction the author notes how books on everyday life of the Romans usually describes more specialised events like going to the baths, amphitheatre and evening parties but rarely describes the typical activities of any household such as doing the washing up or taking out the rubbish. This book is the authors attempt to redress this lack with a stated aim to ‘look at the range of activities involved and the amount of time that had to be dedicated to them on a daily or weekly basis’. --> http://www.unrv.com/book-review/running-the-roman-home.php
Instead of parents teaching kids about safety, have your kids teach it to you. Ever since AOL, I have never learned privacy faster and more thoroughly than having to help my mother hide from people she wanted to ignore.
Tweens and teens know all the more dangerous neighborhoods in the webs anyway. Not only can you ensure they know how to navigate it responsibly, but it gives them a sense of awareness of their own digital presence.
It's Safer Internet Day! Take a look at the new Google Safety Center and discover our simple tools and tips to help keep you and your family safe and secure online. http://www.google.com/safetycenter/