Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Let anatomy amaze you. Observe as an educator dissects a cow eye while explaining its different parts and functions. Can cows see color? Do our eyes change over time? Learn about the eye-brain system by comparing the difference between human eyes and cow eyes.
Topics Covered: Creatures
Friday, September 7, 2012
We all know about the story involving the groundhog and its shadow, but there's more to this rodent than that tale. Enjoy some fun groundhog facts to ring in Groundhog Day!
Ssssssssome people are scared of snakes, but why? Here are some cool facts about snakes and your chances of a snakey run in with these reptiles in the state of Virginia
Cool trends come and go – a lot has changed in the last few decades, especially in the Arctic.
On this day we celebrate romance, love, and loyalty. These concepts extend past the human species. Check out a couple of examples of animals that mate for life. We hope you all have a good Valentine's Day!
Crabs can be found almost all over this planet! Here in Virginia one of the most well known crabs is the Blue Crab, but how much do you know about our local crustaceans?
Topics Covered: Creatures, Crabs, Crabitat, science, Crustaceans, Video, Critters, Animals, beach, Beach Science, ocean, water, Chesapeake Bay, RVA, Data, stem, technology, engineering, Math, Mathematics, Scientific Method, Oceanography, Life Processes, Living Systems, Earth Patterns, Cycles, Change, Earth Resources, Life Science, Earth Science, biology
Come face-to-face with Corn Snakes, Eastern Box Turtles, and other reptiles and amphibians in Virginia ecosystems. Meet scorpions and arthropods like the Madagascar Hissing Cockroach and Rose Hair Tarantula. Live Animal Lab presentation times vary daily. Please check our schedule upon...
Dive below the surface and explore an exciting underwater world. Get your hands wet with water samples. Peer at invertebrates and leaf debris through a microscope and learn how to separate them. EcoLab presentation times vary daily. Please check our schedule upon arrival.
Tuesday, August 28, 2012
Thursday, August 23, 2012
The morning began with a quick dash for coffee at the local Starbucks. After some light conversation about our personal teaching positions we headed out at approximately 8:30 am. We met with Kaitlyn and Chris from the SCA at the National Park, for the second day, to continue our monitoring of the...