Topic: the body human
Friday, June 21, 2013
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.
Friday, September 7, 2012
Coffee is one of the most commonly purchased products in the United States. Actually about 400 million cups of coffee are sold every single day!
Topics Covered: the body human, coffee, drinks, qyw, question your world, beverages, food, health, home, nutrition, wellness, the body human, Drink, RVA, Data, stem, science, technology, engineering, Math, Mathematics, Scientific Method, United States, Unites States of America, Life Science, chemistry, biology, Life Processes, Liquid, Chemicals
The human body is a pretty amazing and complex thing. to celebrate the human body, and our summer exhibition Body Worlds & The Brain, we made some eye-catching visits to two of our community partners who know a lot about the human form - The Richmond Ballet and The Downtown YMCA.