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The Science Behind the Sprouts

2019-06-24T15:16:43-04:00June 7th, 2019|Exhibits, Mission, Support, Wonderlab Education Blog|

Cognitive Neuroscience Inspires Exhibits WonderLab has worked for more than twenty years to ensure that science education is both accessible and fun. The Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience Lab, (DCN Lab) has been researching the ways that infants and toddlers learn about and experience the world since 2007. In late 2016 WonderLab staff met with scientists from [...]

Honey Bee Social Structure

2019-04-24T14:28:29-04:00May 24th, 2019|Exhibits, Mission, WonderLab Alive!|

Honey bees are extraordinary creatures. Like humans, they live in groups, enjoy each other’s company, and work together to achieve common goals. Unlike humans, they are eusocial. This means the individual bee is part of a caste, or type, of bee: either the “worker” or non-reproductive caste, or the “royal” or reproductive caste. Bees in [...]

Snoopy in Space at WonderLab

2019-05-14T12:00:51-04:00May 14th, 2019|Mission, News, Programs|

The year is 1969. The Space Race is heating up, and the USSR and the USA are vying for dominance in above the clouds. The world was watching, and both nations had incredible support from their allies and citizens. The USA had one distinct advantage over its rival, however - Snoopy. At the time, Peanuts, [...]

WonderLab Welcomes Rick Van Kooten!

2017-10-12T11:21:56-04:00October 12th, 2017|Mission|

Rick Van Kooten, a professor of elementary particle physics, will join WonderLab Museum of Science, Health, and Technology’s board of directors next week. Van Kooten will start as a member of WonderLab Board of Directors at their monthly meeting on Monday October 16th. An accomplished physicist, Van Kooten graduated from University of Toronto in [...]

Grant Offers Transportation Funding for Field Trips

2017-06-29T21:23:17-04:00November 11th, 2016|Mission|

WonderLab – ASTC Fund-A-Bus Grants WonderLab has received a grant from the Association of Science-Technology Centers (astc.org) that allows the museum to offer transportation reimbursement to Title I Schools for field trips. The Fund-A-Bus Program works as follows: Title I schools may apply for $72 in reimbursement per busload of students, up to a maximum of [...]