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If civilizations are remembered for what they leave behind, our time might be labeled the Plastic Age. Plastic can endure for...
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Why Was Last Year So Rainy?

Last year sure felt soggy here in Richmond, VA. After looking at all of the rain we got last year, scientists have announced it was the second wettest year since we began keeping records of rainfall here in the capital city. This trend does not just apply here, many parts of the nation got rocked with rain storms. Why was last year so rainy? Listen to this Question Your World radio report produced by the Science Museum of Virginia to find out.

Why Observational Drawing Is a Fun and Educational Activity for Children of All Ages

By encouraging your child to draw from what they see, instead of drawing from what they know, you are helping them to explore the details of the world around them.  You are engaging their problem solving and creative thinking skills as well as helping them to develop fine-motor skills