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Go Nuts on Backyard Feeders!

Go Nuts on Backyard Feeders!

During these Covid-19 days, my family and I have become a lot like domestic, homebound cats who spend a good deal of their time fixated on the birds just outside the windows. We hung a few new feeders and have devised several ways to keep local squirrels from raiding...
Backyard Bioblitz!

Backyard Bioblitz!

Love nature? Have a backyard? Then you should host your very own Bioblitz! A bioblitz is a communal citizen-science effort to record as many species within a designated location and time period as possible. These typically happen in parks, natural areas, etc. and are...
What is that mystery plant?

What is that mystery plant?

April showers bring May flowers but you may not have the fondest idea of what they are.   Adam McEvoy here from the Innovation Hub and I can help with that. All you need is a phone and a few clever apps and you can find out what those weird plants are without having...
Play games and contribute to real science

Play games and contribute to real science

Play games, contribute to science!  Adam McEvoy here from the Innovation Hub. I am sure a lot of you have been spending some of your recently abundant free time at home playing video games. Did you know that you can participate in actual science studies by playing...
Pottery Word Search

Pottery Word Search

Is your child missing their after-school pottery class at the Hub? Here’s a fun little pottery word search to keep those pottery terms fresh!  As they search for each word, have your child tell you about each tool and how they use them while making their pots! We look...
Learn to Paint with Watercolors at Home

Learn to Paint with Watercolors at Home

Follow along with Sarah Cray of the Let’s Make Art youtube channel as she shows you how to paint a Brontosaurus or a Dragon Fly! Kids can learn about color mixing and other basic watercolor techniques while following along. Let’s Make Art has kits...