Now's the perfect time to embark on some at-home science by starting a collection with common rocks and minerals you can find in Virginia, if not right in your own backyard. Here's how!
Ah, springtime in Virginia. Flowers are blooming, birds are singing and… it’s raining. But without rain, we wouldn’t have those lovely flowers nor would we have food to put on our tables. Rain also brings us the beautiful sky show we call a rainbow!
Hey there Science lovers! Lexie Barrell here. I love helping Museum guests learn all about the world around them, especially when it comes to plants and animals! And phenology is a great place to start!
Last week we shared a list of recommendations for STEM-filled movies, podcasts, books and shows our staff suggested enjoying during this stay-home period. There were so many great suggestions that we split the ideas into two parts. Here's another round of entertaining, educational and inspiring content to distract your mind and fill some quarantine time.
Due to the global pandemic, human activity around the globe is vastly reduced. The lack of regular human activity is now noticeable in the air, on land, and in our waterways. How is COVID-19 impacting the natural world?