Step into our labs to see colorful flames, foam fountains and rainbows in tubes. Energize your students with captivating programs that make science come to life!
Why do we look like we do? Explore the world of genetics and see show characteristics get passed on from parents to offspring. Learn about how genes, heredity and environmental factors influence the way organisms look.
Recommended Grade Level(s): Life Science, Biology
Explore characteristics of magnets and investigate some of their everyday uses!
Recommended Grade Level(s): K - 2
What owls are found in Virginia? Study the common habitats and food sources for each type. How does the shape of an owl’s face help them to hear? Explore how structural adaptations allow owls to be quick and effective predators. Become a wildlife biologist and find out “hoo” was for dinner as you dissect an owl pellet!
Recommended Grade Level(s): 3, Life Science
Explore parts of plant anatomy as we identify local pollinators and examine their importance in our ecosystem. What role do pollinators play with plant reproduction and what happens if they disappear?
Recommended Grade Level(s): 3, 4, 5
Extreme heat and rain events are already becoming more common here in Virginia. How can we leverage design, engineering and natural landscapes to make our houses more resilient to these changes? Students will learn actionable steps they can take at home to become more resilient today.
Recommended Grade Level(s): Earth Science
Explore the world of music and the science behind sound. Construct a “musical” instrument and learn about resonance, vibration, frequency and pitch.
Recommended Grade Level(s): 5, Physical Science
What do a bear, a bee and a moth have to do with pollination? How does their search for food help the life cycle of a plant? Join us to find out through a variety of hands on activities and observations of a live honeybee hive.
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