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Make it a Season of Science with the Museum of Science and Industry's Summer Brain Games

Make it a Season of Science with the Museum of Science and Industry's Summer Brain Games
Free on-line summer science activities are offered by the Museum of Science and Industry in their Summer Brain Games program which runs June 17- August 12.   Designed to keep kids engaged and entertained, a free on-line activity guide with weekly experiments will be provided to participants.  All families that register will receive a voucher... Read more »

Summer Reading Programs: Children Earn Free Stuff

Summer Reading Programs: Children Earn Free Stuff
Summertime and the living is easy-easy to earn freebies for completing minutes in various summer reading programs. I was paging through Redbook Magazine’s June issue and it  listed Pottery Barn, Barnes and Noble, and Showcase Cinemas as just some of the businesses offering incentives to young readers. I researched a little further and came up... Read more »

Tips for Tackling the Science Fair

Tips for Tackling the Science Fair
The science fair…I still remember competing in one when I was just seven years old.  It stands out in my mind for several reasons- the hours spent learning about and making simple machines, having to explain my project to judges even though I was extremely shy, and the red second place ribbon I received, which... Read more »
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Meet “Mr. Roboto” and Celebrate National Robotics Week at MSI

Meet “Mr. Roboto” and Celebrate National Robotics Week at MSI
Say the word robot and I will word associate the Styx song from ages ago, “Mr. Roboto.” I can’t help it! You may not necessarily meet the robot from the rock opera- but you will meet many “cousins” at National Robotics Week at MSI.   In fact, today only – Murata Boy, who can ride... Read more »
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