Category: Studies/Partnerships

Hello girls and boys, parents and friends! Professor Labcoat here! I work at The Children’s Museum of Atlanta as the Science Educator. This means that I get to do all kinds of activities here at the museum as well as in classrooms all across Atlanta and the surrounding area! Whether I’m mixing up a chemical […]

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One of my favorite Museum memories came five years ago, when Atlanta’s mayor, Kasim Reed, came to participate in our Read Across America programming and share a book with some children. History has forgotten which book was handed to the mayor to read, but he looked at it with a raised eyebrow and said “I […]

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As we enter the season of giving, the theme for our Outside the Box exhibit will change to “Box It Up! Pay it Forward” for the month of November. The Museum is partnering with Boxes of Beauty, a nonprofit organization in Atlanta, to help do our part. We learned about Boxes of Beauty quite recently […]

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Last week, NPR Ed produced several stories about the importance of play in childhood development and why adults need to carve out time for daily play as well. Below are a few of our favorite pieces. Listen or read the entire series at NPR’s website. Scientist Say Child’s Play Helps Build a Better Brain When it […]

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