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In The Dark About How Bats Hunt At Night? Our Fun Echolocation Game Will Help You Figure It Out!
September 7, 2017 · Be The First To Comment

  Echolocation is a process in which sound waves and echoes are used to determine where various objects are in a given space. Bats use echolocation to navigate and find food when it is dark outside. Bats produce soundwaves out of their mouths or noses. These sound waves hit nearby objects and bounce back to […]

Play the Butterfly Life Cycle Game!
September 6, 2017 · Be The First To Comment

By Jennifer Moore, HMNS Outreach Presenter With school being out for just a tad longer, kids are looking for something to do around the house. Here’s a simple activity that requires little to no supplies that anyone can do. We’re going to act out all the stages a butterfly goes through as it grows!  Butterflies […]

Make Your own Solar Eclipse Viewer!
August 16, 2017 · Be The First To Comment

As we near the end of summer, we begin to look forward to the new school year! For some of us, the school year begins a bit early, and for others, it starts the very last Monday of August.   If you are looking for an end of summer celebration or a fun activity to […]

Revealing The Science Behind Baking With A Geode Cake Experiment!
July 27, 2017 · Be The First To Comment

  I like to bake. I really, really like to bake.  But I don’t have a problem. I can stop whenever I want…..   I have no formal training other than my mom was a Home Ec. Teacher and I have access to the internet.  I do, however, come from a long line of people […]



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