Topic: science museum of virginia

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...

Friday, August 2, 2013

Science and technology have been leading the way for massive changes throughout human history. We are healthier and more connected to each other than ever thanks to the many individuals working in the science industries. So,how about our meals? Can we more efficiently feed the...

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...

Friday, June 28, 2013

This summer the Museum has challenged the community to boost their happiness, knowledge, strength and beyond through its newest permanent exhibition, Boost! With everything from walking a tightrope to composing your own music, Boost! makes improving yourself easy and fun…but how do you...

Thursday, May 16, 2013

For about 200,000 years humanity has been making its way from Africa to just about every corner of this planet. The study of our past helps explain the evolution of life here on Earth. We’ve put a lot of time and effort into digging through the past and have constructed the time...

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Our lovely and comfortable home here on Earth is a long ways away from the end of our solar system. Don’t forget, there’s a lot of space in space.  Here on Earth concepts of boundaries involve rivers, lakes, mountains, human imposed borders, and so on.  However, this...

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Why do we like the music we like?   Think about all the music you've ever listened to.  Everything from Beethoven's 5th to "Call Me Maybe" are processed through the brain, but what about them allows the brain to say yay or nay?     So, why...

Monday, April 22, 2013

Tired of opening bottles the old fashioned way? Say goodbye to busted teeth and those awkward stares from strangers by making your own recycled bike chain bottle opener!!  For this project you'll need an old bike chain, a bike chain cutter, a bike chain link set, and your favorite...

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Our lovely and comfortable home here on Earth is a long way away from the end of our solar system. Here on Earth concepts of boundaries involve rivers, lakes, mountains, human imposed borders, and so on. However, this is not how the limits of our solar system ...

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