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Art & Maker Wednesdays: Chromatography Butterflies | Children's Museum of Atlanta

Art & Maker Wednesdays: Chromatography Butterflies

Art + Science = Fun! Let’s make some beautiful butterflies while we learn about the process of chromatography. Materials & Instructions WaterAn eyedropper, straw, or spray bottleCoffee filters or paper towels (we used both!)MarkersA clothespin, pipe cleaner, or piece of string STEP 1: Use your markers to decorate your coffee filters or paper towel. Abstract…
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STEM Tuesdays: Flower Dissection | Children's Museum of Atlanta

STEM Tuesdays: Flower Dissection

Flowers are blooming all around us! Let’s take a closer look and learn about the different parts of a flower. Materials & Instructions Flowers (several different kinds, if you have them!) Flower dissection diagram Optional: a magnifying glass Let’s get started! Make sure you have your flower diagram with you. STEP 1: Take a good…
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Music Mondays: Jam Session with Parker | Children's Museum of Atlanta

Music Mondays: Jam Session with Parker

VOCAB WORDS BASS: Sounds and instruments that have a low pitch. Want to learn more about pitch? Check out last week’s blog post! TONE: A musical sound. CHORD: When multiple notes or tones are played at the same time, that is called a chord. HARMONY: Harmony happens when we play different tones at the same…
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Health & Wellness Fridays: Germ Fighters | Children's Museum of Atlanta

Health & Wellness Fridays: Germ Fighters

WASH YOUR HANDS! You’ve probably heard that a lot lately, but do you know why it’s so important? Let’s do a simple activity to learn the amazing properties of soap. Materials & Instructions Shallow dish full of waterCup of waterGrated chalk powder or pepper (we used chalk powder)SoapOptional: hand sanitizer STEP 1: Sprinkle chalk powder…
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Literacy Thursdays: Storytime with Bria! | Children's Museum of Atlanta

Literacy Thursdays: Storytime with Bria!

VOCAB WORDS Elegant: to be graceful and stylish. Imagine a ballet dancer! Splendid: something is amazing, beautiful, or excellent. Clumsy: the opposite of elegant! When someone is clumsy, they are awkward and not graceful. Embarrassed: feeling upset because of something that went wrong or was silly and are afraid of what others might think. Encouragement:…
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