Let Your Imagination Take Shape with Clay

Do you love “clay days” in the art room at school? more »

Sep 2, 2014 Articles

Make Your Own Ocean in a Bottle

Discovery Place shares how to make your own ocean in a bottle along with the fascinating science behind it! more »

Sep 2, 2014 Articles

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University Meadows Elementary School

New to the school this year, Principal Christopher Bernard shares the top 10 things to know about University Meadows Elementary School. more »

Sep 2, 2014 Featured Schools

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Clear Creek Elementary School

Principal Debbie Heath shares the top 10 things to know about Clear Creek Elementary School. more »

Aug 31, 2014 Featured Schools

The Big Ride

It’s big, it’s yellow, it’s exciting, and it can be scary. For new kindergarten students especially, heading off to a new school on the bus is a leap into independence that can cause a lot of angst for the whole family. more »

Aug 31, 2014 Articles

Roller Coaster Engineering: The Science of Wheeee!

You know riding a roller coaster is a thrill, but did you know roller coaster engineers use physics to design these fun rides? more »

Aug 31, 2014 Articles

114 Building Blocks: An Introduction to the Period Table

Everything around us is made from nature’s very own Lego set, the 114 chemical elements. These building blocks make up all things in the universe – even you. more »

Aug 31, 2014 Articles

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  • Baby Gorilla Birthdays

    Bomassa and Apollo, the zoo's two baby gorillas, arrived in August 2012. Now the zoo staff is celebrating both special anniversaries and their impact on the zoo as well as the U.S. captive gorilla population. more »

  • Becoming a Zoo Keeper

    Kids - Wanna be a zoo keeper when you get older? Check out this video from the NC Zoo that explains what it takes to become a keeper. more »

  • Great Ape Weekend (2012)

    Great Ape Weekend 2013 is coming up soon - September 14-15, 2013. Why not check out this video from last year about Great Ape Weekend 2012. more »

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    Learn all about the upcoming BBQ and Blues festival, brought to you by the Charlotte Center City Partners. more »

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