Adventures into Space with Star Trek at Liberty Science Center

Star Trek Adventures into Space at Liberty Science Center

Go Boldly into Outer Space with Star Trek! When Star Trek hit television screens in 1966, it empowered viewers to go boldly into outer space exploring the possibility of what might be in other worlds and galaxies. It also demonstrated the ability for us to have characters of diverse backgrounds and complex roles. Decades later, … [Read more…]

Learning Adventures at Gumbo Limbo Nature Center

Learning Adventures at Gumbo Limbo Nature Center

Get Outdoors at Gumbo Limbo Nature Center! While Florida is well-known for castles and transporting us to imaginary worlds of Harry Potter and princesses, it also possesses massive opportunities for engaging learning experiences about nature that are fun and low-cost. What I find to be the most surprising and enjoyable are visiting local nature centers … [Read more…]

Cosmic Celebration at Liberty Science Center

Cosmic Celebration at Liberty Science Center

Did you know that the Liberty Science Center has opened the largest and most technologically advanced planetarium on the Western Hemisphere? The Jennifer Chalsty Planetarium offers an 8K projection with lights producing trillions of colors across a dome with a 27 meter diameter. How impressive is that? With 588 panels seamlessly joined together, guests will … [Read more…]

Scales and Tails at Alligator Adventure in Myrtle Beach

Alligator Adventure in Myrtle Beach

Is it later gator or see you in a while crocodile? At Alligator Adventure it’s actually both. When we travel, I look for locations to visit that one, if not all of the family members, will enjoy. Ideally, it will offer an educational component or complement an interest one of us already possesses. Exploring Myrtle Beach there … [Read more…]

Wild Wizarding Weekend at the Academy of Natural Sciences

Wild Wizarding Weekend

Fantastics beasts, owls, training dragons, fortune telling and magic! Those are all things you have read about in books, seen in the movies or experienced at major theme parks, but this November, enter into a wizarding world nearby in Philadelphia. That’s right, November 24-26, guests at the Academy of Natural Sciences will experience the wizarding … [Read more…]

Amazing Places to See the Stars in New Jersey: A Guide to Planetariums and Observatories

Amazing Places to See the Stars : Planetariums and Observatories in New Jersey

Reach for the stars in New Jersey! When children look up at the night sky their imagination soars. Whether it is gazing at the white moon or the splash of stars, we have a long history of believing in the impossible when stargazing. What we love about exposing children to astronomy is that it encourages … [Read more…]