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This Week in the Wonder Ground: Light is Everywhere

Big Idea: Light is all around us. Activity: We challenged the kids to make the Wonder Ground completely dark. We used thick paper, cardboard, and fabric to cover the window and the door, and then turned off the lights. Even with the window and door completely covered with several layers of material, slivers of light […]

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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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Lego Day 2017 a Big Hit at Niles Public Library

Lego Day a Big Hit at Niles Public Library On Jan. 21 the Chicago Lego Users Group (ChiLUG) paid the library an all-day (10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.) visit, armed with dozens of demonstration Lego-building projects to dazzle visitors. Quite an eclectic mix, these Lego maestros: adults, kids, and in-between. One grown-up was especially fond […]

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