runs Jan 13 - April 11, 2014
Getting Over Geography Discover how landscapes influenced the way people traveled, traded, and entertained themselves along the Silk Road.
How Old is the Earth? Introduce Earth's history through vocabulary building, observation and discussion.
Lighting Up the Gem & Mineral Hall Discover the properties of light by examining their interaction with gems and minerals.
Super Selection Examine natural selection and conduct a research project to explore what selection pressures might have influenced the evolution of a particular species represented in this exhibit.
Modern Detectives for an Ancient World Use observations to form a hypotheses and then revise it based on new evidence and research.
Dinosaurs and Definitions Through a research project, examine vocabulary using context to infer the meaning of new words.
Shaping Dinosaurs Use dinosaurs as a topic to understand tessellations and how to calculate area and perimeter.