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This Week in the Wonder Ground: Gadget Inspectors

  They say you can’t learn to make an omelette without breaking some eggs. So this month in the Wonder Ground we’re breaking all sorts of stuff in order to learn what makes electronics and gadgets work. We started with a biography of a beloved historical figure from American history: Ticktock Banneker’s Clock by Shana […]

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This Week in the Wonder Ground: How to Set a Goal

It’s important to start a new school year on the right foot.┬áThat’s why the we’re kicking off a new year of Wonder Grounding with a focus on Library Science. The library is bursting with great resources to help you learn, explore, and achieve great things. In fact, we offer so many different types of materials, […]

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This Month in the Wonder Ground: Light

Have you ever played shadow tag on a sunny day? Or watched a lightning storm while cuddled up with a friend or pet? Or perhaps you keep a flashlight hidden under the covers so you can read past your bedtime. All of these activities are fun ways to explore and study light from a scientific […]

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This Week in the Wonder Ground: Muscles Move Us!

You move your body so much in the course of your daily life, but how often to you really stop to think, “How does this whole apparatus work?” We Wonder Grounders decided to take a closer look our own human bodies in motion in order to understand how our muscles do their work. Activity 1: […]

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