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Recent Museum Visits: Nature versus the Unnatural


I recently visited two sites in the DC area: the Mount Rainier Nature Center and the National Museum of Unnatural History. Both use elements of a natural history museum on a small scale – one to depict real science, and … Continue reading

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Favorite Museum Photos: Nature Centers


Kingman and Heritage Islands Park, located in DC, is the site of a proposed environmental education center. When I visited a year ago, Kingman Island had outdoor classrooms, clusters of rocks or benches where students could sit. Irvine Nature Center, … Continue reading

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Week 3: Irvine Nature Center


Nature center mission: Irvine is an environmental education organization. Our mission is to educate and inspire current and future generations to explore, respect and protect nature. My visit to Irvine Nature Center was my first official Weekly Museum Visit with … Continue reading

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Week 2: Kingman and Heritage Islands Park


Living Classrooms mission: Living Classrooms Foundation strengthens communities and inspires young people to achieve their potential through hands-on education and job training, using urban, natural, and maritime resources as “living classrooms.” Living Classrooms is the foundation that manages Kingman and … Continue reading

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