Space

6 Educational Picture Books to Enjoy Reading This March

I have spent the last few weeks reading some brilliant picture books covering topics from vehicles to dinosaurs, racism to…

March 2, 2021

Review: ‘History Comics: The Challenger Disaster’ by Pranas T. Naujokaitis

'History Comics: The Challenger Disaster' by Pranas T. Naujokaitis is a middle-grade graphic novel that explores the disaster in detail.

November 3, 2020

Mars Month: ‘Space 2069’ by David Whitehouse Book Review

'Space 2069' imagines where humanity may be in terms of space exploration by the time of the 100th anniversary of…

July 31, 2020

Mars Month: How NASA Picked the Perseverance Rover Landing Site

NASA had very clear mission objectives for Mars Perserverance. How did they find a site that fulfilled all of them?

July 31, 2020

Mars Month: Bake Some Mars Cookies for Launch Day/Where to Watch

Today I will be sharing a recipe for Mars cookies, offering suggestions for a full launch day menu, and sharing…

July 27, 2020

Mars Month: Signs of Possible Life at Mars Perseverance Site

Scientists have found possible signs of ancient life at the Mars Perseverance landing site! What does this mean? Read on!

July 26, 2020

Mars Month: ‘The Search for Life on Mars’ by E Howell and N Booth

'The Search for Life on Mars' is a detailed look at humanity's quest to discover conclusive evidence of life on…

July 24, 2020

Mars Month: Build Your Own Cardboard Telescope Kit

Build Your Own Telescope is an eco-friendly kit that will allow you and your kids to put together your very…

July 20, 2020

Mars Month: Build a Rover with Remote Control Machines: Space Explorers

Remote Control Machines: Space Explorers is an engineering, robotics, & science kit that allows kids to build and control their…

July 15, 2020

Mars Month: Once Upon a Time I Lived on Mars by Kate Greene

'Once Upon a Time I Lived on Mars' recounts the time author Kate Greene spent living inside a simulated Mars…

July 13, 2020

Mars Month: Pepper Mint in The Magnificent Mars Expedition

The Magnificent Mars Expedition is a STEM kit that includes a story linking to experiments and activities you can do…

July 8, 2020

Mars Month: ‘The Sirens of Mars’ by Sarah Stewart Johnson

'The Sirens of Mars' is a part memoir, part historical narrative of the exploration of one of our nearest planetary…

July 6, 2020

Mars Month: ‘Mars’ First Friends’ by Susanna Leonard Hill

'Mars' First Friends' is an adorable picture book that depicts an anthropomorphized Mars as sad, bored, lonely, and longing for…

July 3, 2020

Mars Month: Welcome to Mars Month at GeekMom!

Welcome to Mars Month at GeekMom! We are celebrating the planned launch of Perseverance on July 20th with a month…

July 1, 2020

Pride Month 2020: ‘The Gravity of Us’ by Phil Stamper

'The Gravity of Us' is an LGBTQ YA novel set in the not-too-distant future when NASA is about to launch…

June 25, 2020

COBI: Could This Be My New Favorite Construction Toy Company?

My son and I have spent some time building model kits from COBI and I might just have a new…

May 30, 2020

5 Inspiring Books for International Women’s Day 2020

International Women's Day has arrived once again, and GeekMom is here to provide you with a reading list of books…

March 8, 2020

Exploring the Universe at Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre

Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre is a family-friendly science center and my family was invited along for the day to see…

September 17, 2019

Apollo Month Recap: Happy 50th Anniversary Apollo 11

In case you missed any of the many posts across GeekMom and GeekDad, here's a recap of all the content…

July 20, 2019

Apollo 50th: Sharing our Memories of the Space Program

Today, as we celebrate 50 years since mankind first stepped onto the surface of the moon, some of the GeekMoms…

July 20, 2019