Topic: Idea Factory
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Virginia's relationship with science started thousands of years ago and still continues to blossom as new ideas create new opportunities in various industries. From engineering to agriculture to computer sciences and beyond, we've seen a lot of minds involved with scientific...
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Step into a macabre world where plants hold the power as you discover the biochemical, physical and neurological processes between plants and the human body. From poisonous to carnivorous to just plain nasty, learn about these diabolical botanical plants inside of a decrepit home - including...
Friday, November 22, 2013
Our collective knowledge is constantly evolving – from new discoveries on distant planets to inventions for the smallest cells in our bodies. Here at the Science Museum of Virginia, we have been busy questioning our world and keeping you up-to-date with the most current science stories...
Thursday, October 31, 2013
Pretty big! We're putting a little perspective on a huge number!
Check out the complex and interesting inner workings of some mammalian optics!
The pressure's on! Literally everywhere. Check out how various levels of air pressure have an effect of everything around you!
Topics Covered: Idea Factory, Air Pressure, science, Combustion, Lab, Experiment, Laboratory, Air, Pressure, Atmospheric Pressure, Match, Fire, Balloon, RVA, Data, stem, technology, engineering, Math, Mathematics, Scientific Method, Scientific Investigation, Reasoning, Logic, Force, Motion, energy, Matter, Physical Science, chemistry, physics, Explosion
We're positive that you'll have a good time learning about negative charges.
Thursday, August 22, 2013
Transportation has been a huge part of humanity. Initially we moved out of Africa and into all corners of the world, then we started to connect locations better by taming animals, building ships, trains, cars, planes, and we’ve even been to the moon! So, it’s no surprise that...
Topics Covered: Out of this World, Question Power, Idea Factory, science museum of virginia, question your world, stem, RVA, Transportation, Hyperloop, technology, travel, speed, evolution, space, air pockets, california, elon, energy, holiday travel, musk, pay pal, power, science, spacex, system, trains, vacation
Friday, June 21, 2013
Investigate the advantages and disadvantages of using nonrenewable vs. renewable energy resources. Design and construct your own ecofriendly creation!
Monday, April 8, 2013
Now that it’s spring, we’re all looking to clean up and get rid of some of the unused items in our homes. This April, the Museum will be collecting electronic devices from the community to recycle – but what about everything else? The United States has scheduled to have the...