As part of my recent visit to Sudbury I spent some time at Dynamic Earth. I remember years ago visiting Sudbury as a child and I have a vague recollection of going underground as part of that visit. But I haven't been back to Dynamic Earth as an adult or visited since it received a … Continue reading Mining History at Dynamic Earth
I'm definitely more of a history buff than a science person, but as you might have guessed by the numerous times I've written about it I think Science North is a pretty awesome place. It's rarely crazy busy, encourages hands on learning, and is a perfect size to cover in an afternoon. This past weekend … Continue reading Science North – The Child Edition
My most recent post, "Community Driven: Thirty Years of Science North" can be seen over on Activehistory.ca. The post looks at the history of Science North, its connection to Northern Ontario and the community roots of the organization.
This past weekend I spent the better part of the day at Science North. I have fond memories of Science North from family outings as a child and my recent visit rekindled a lot of my enthusiasm for hands on learning. I work in an archive where most visitors have very little hands on exposure … Continue reading Hands on Learning at Science North