Topic: the body human
Friday, June 28, 2013
This summer the Museum has challenged the community to boost their happiness, knowledge, strength and beyond through its newest permanent exhibition, Boost! With everything from walking a tightrope to composing your own music, Boost! makes improving yourself easy and fun…but how do you...
Friday, June 21, 2013
Explore states of matter, chemical symbols, atoms, molecules and conservation of matter. Put on your safety goggles and take part in an exciting chemical reaction with common household items.
Visit our state-of-the-art kitchen to discover the secret life of plants! Is an eggplant a fruit or a vegetable? Is a potato a stem or a root? Identify parts of a plant and learn about edible plants while tasting some delicious recipes.
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Why do we like the music we like? Think about all the music you've ever listened to. Everything from Beethoven's 5th to "Call Me Maybe" are processed through the brain, but what about them allows the brain to say yay or nay? So, why...
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Friday, January 4, 2013
Why can’t we stop thinking? Try to stop thinking for five seconds. Ready? …steady… ……GO! Okay, now you’re just reading this and not-stopping-your-thoughts!! So why can’t we stop thinking? Well, this is the handiwork of our old friend,...
Friday, September 28, 2012
ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ.... ZZZZZZZZZZZZ.... ZZZZZZZZ.... ZZZZ..... Ah sleep, so peaceful! So, why do we sleep? Well, first of all every animal with a brain sleeps. A lot of really important things happen while we are off in dreamy dream land. Sleep is when the body gets a...
Friday, September 14, 2012
Explore the world of music and the science behind sound. Construct a “musical” instrument and learn about resonance, vibration, frequency and pitch.
Quick! An outbreak has occurred. You be the detective. Test to see who is infected and track the progress of the disease back to its source as you explore the science of epidemiology.