Category: Science

Michigan Science Center

The Michigan Science Center has an abundance of attractions to offer. With approximately 87,000 square feet of science to explore, guests can get lost in the three main floors filled with over 250 hands-on exhibits.  The Michigan Science Center hosts engineering, health & wellness, motion, and space exhibits.  My children particularly love...

Carpenter Lake Nature Preserve

Carpenter Lake Nature Preserve is a peaceful and serene place with a nature trail and deck overlooking a lake where you can fish or relax. Carpenter Lake Nature Preserve is located on 10 Mile Road, East of Inkster, in Southfield.  The property is home to 42 acres of woodlands, forested wetlands and native...

Smithsonian Museum Day – Free Admission on September 22nd

Smithsonian magazine has designated Saturday, September 22 as the 14th annual Museum Day, an initiative in which participating museums across the United States open their doors for free to those who download a branded ticket. The annual event allows museums nationwide to emulate the spirit of the Smithsonian Institution’s Washington, D.C.-based facilities, which offer...

Dangerous Levels of Weed-Killer Found in Breakfast Foods

The Environmental Working Group (EWG),  a non-profit and non-partisan environmental advocacy organization,  found popular oat cereals, oatmeal, granola and snack bars come with a hefty dose of glyphosate, according to independent laboratory tests commissioned by EWG. Glyphosate, the weed-killing poison in Monsato’s Roundup, has been linked to cancer by California state scientists and...

Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum

The Ann Arbor Hands-on Museum is located at 220 East Ann Street in Ann Arbor Michigan.  Over 250 interactive science and technology exhibits provide opportunities for guests to explore and learn while having fun and sparking creativity and curiosity.  https://www.aahom.org/ Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum Pricing and Hours Museum Hours (as of 8/7/2018):...

Sterling Heights Nature Center
Sterling Heights Nature Center

Summertime is the best time to get outside and enjoy all that Metro Detroit has to offer by way of Nature Centers and Playgrounds. We made our way out to the Sterling Heights Nature Center to check out their newly renovated space.  WOW.. it is amazing. The front door opens to...

Maybury Farm in Northville

We are loving the spring weather here.. spending as much time as we can outside.  We recently visited Maybury Farm in Northville. The farm is located at 50165 8 Mile Rd. which is between Beck and Napier and just a few minutes from I96 and I275. The Farm is operated by the...

Underwater Quest at Legoland

My family received free admission to Legoland Discovery Center in exchange for an article featuring their new Underwater Quest exhibit. We got to Legoland around 11am on a Saturday morning.  There were no lines to get in and just a short wait to get our pictures taken in front of...

Nature Centers in Southeast Michigan

We are trying to spend as much time as we can outside this year. Nature Centers provide a great way to spend time outside and a resource for learning about our world.  Check out all the great Nature Centers in Southeast Michigan with your family. Macomb County Burgess-Shadbush Nature Center ...

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