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Santa Maria Children’s Discovery Museum

  While vacationing along the Central Coast of California, we had the opportunity to check you the Santa Maria Children’s Discovery Museum and I am so glad we did! We arrived shortly after it opened at 10am on a Tuesday morning.  We were one of a small handful of families at the center.  The volunteer coordinator who greeted us at… 

What You Need to Know about Microplastics

  According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration(NOAA), microplastics are tiny pieces of plastic debris, less than five millimeters in length. Unfortunately, our reliance on plastic in all forms, including microplastics, makes it “the most prevalent type of marine debris found in our ocean and Great Lakes”, again from NOAA. Despite their small size, the effects from microplastics loom large as… 

New Scalp Cooling Cap Prevents Hair Loss In Breast Cancer Patients

The average person sheds between 50 and 100 hairs a day — hardly noticeable on a scalp carrying 100,000 strands. To cancer patients, however, total hair loss (including the eyebrows and eyelashes) is quite common. Though the physical and emotional tolls of intensive chemotherapy and radiation can be utterly devastating, few people consider the impact hair loss has on women.… 

Orlando Science Center in Florida Visitor’s Guide and Photos

Looking for places to visit with your family in Orlando?   Are you asking yourself: What should I do when it rains in Orlando?  Where should I go if it is too cold to visit Disney? You should check out the Orlando Science Center.  It is the perfect place for hands-on learning, I mean fun, tell the kids they get to play.… 

A Bug’s Life: Your Young Scientist’s Next Fair Project

Finding the perfect science fair project for your children can be quite the challenge. Whether your kids attend public school or private school, which make up 25% of all schools in the United States, they will need a project that impresses their teachers and peers while being feasible to complete. Are There Bugs Under Your Feet? In this project, the… 

Virtual Reality Introduced To Michigan Senior Living Community

Senior living communities offer a plethora of perks: there’s no work to do, no food to prepare, and no stress to manage; it can be surprising to know that nine out of 10 Americans want to stay at home for as long as possible when such an easy life is waiting in a community full of peers their own age. American House,… 

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 the World Health Organization.  It was found in all but… 

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): Monday: 10 – 5 Tuesday: 9 – 5 Wednesday: 10…