Thursday, July 11, 2013
Every living thing on this planet is subject to evolution and extinction. The natural evolutionary process dictates the beginning and end of various species. So, what happens when we start to advance our technological capabilities and introduce the process of de- extinction?...
Monday, July 1, 2013
For a long time humanity has employed animals to assist us in living a bit more comfortably. We’re familiar with the use of cows, horses, and dogs, but what about cockroaches? Throughout human history animals have played an important role in our technological progress. For...
Monday, April 29, 2013
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Science is the process by which we can ask and answer questions about our natural world. Everything from your most routine activities all the way to the quest for our universe’s origins are fair game for the field of science! So, lets put science to the test and...
Monday, February 25, 2013
Migrate with hundreds of millions of Monarch butterflies across North America! Discover the hideaway of these magnificent creatures – a secret that was unlocked after 40 years of research by Dr. Fred Urquhart. Immerse yourself in this compelling adventure as you find a super generation of...
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Friday, September 14, 2012
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...
Have an up-close encounter with snakes, cockroaches and rats. Find out how different living things survive and reproduce in different environments. Learn about how changes over time have influenced the way living things look and behave today.
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Meet our Rat Basketball team and learn about operant and classical conditioning as you watch two rats play basketball – no, we aren’t kidding.
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.