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Art & Maker Wednesdays: Marble Art

Let’s get creative! Try this art project with us at home to learn the basics of color theory. Materials & Instructions Step 1: Place your paper onto your tray or baking sheet. Squirt a few small blobs of paint onto your paper. Try to use several different colors. Step 2: Set your marbles (or other…
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Why should we wash our hands for 20 seconds? | Children's Museum

Why should we wash our hands for 20 seconds? 🧼

Welcome to Ask Professor Labcoat where Children’s Museum of Atlanta answers YOUR science questions! Our friend Bethany asks why do we need to wash our hands for 20 seconds? Kate (Professor Labcoat), our fun-loving, curious and brilliant Science Educator, gave this answer: Most scientific studies on the subject agree that vigorously scrubbing your hands for…
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STEM Tuesdays:Bean Sprouters | Children's Museum of Atlanta

STEM Tuesdays:
Bean Sprouters

Let’s plant some beans! Spring is in the air, and nature is blossoming all around us. Regardless of whether you’re indoors or out, do this simple botany activity with us to learn about plant growth. Materials & Instructions Step 1: Moisten your paper towel or soil with water.  Step 2: If you’re planting indoors, put…
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Music Mondays: Bean Tambourine | Children's Museum of Atlanta

Music Mondays:
Bean Tambourine

It’s time to make some music! Make a DIY tambourine with us, then shake it to the beat of some fun songs. MATERIALS & INSTRUCTIONS Materials: Two paper plates, a handful of dry beans, uncooked rice, or beads (we used dry black beans!), a stapler, and some decorating supplies like crayons, colored pencils, or markers.  Step…
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How much does planet Earth weigh? | Children's Museum of Atlanta

How much does planet Earth weigh? 🌏

Welcome to Ask Professor Labcoat where Children’s Museum of Atlanta answers YOUR science questions! One curious kiddo asked how much does planet Earth weigh? Kate (Professor Labcoat), our fun-loving, inquisitive and super smart Science Educator, gave this answer: There is no scale big enough to weigh the Earth, and the planet is zooming through the…
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