Ever wonder how large chunks of ice fall out of spring and summertime thunderstorms?
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As the Earth revolves, we get different views of constellations. What constellations should you keep an eye out for during the springtime in the Northern Hemisphere?
The first day of spring marks a season of new beginnings. Want to take an active role in exploring or preserving nature? Find out more in this Stay-at-Home Science blog.
You may be surprised by (and probably recognize) some of the living components of your home ecosystem
As part of a collaborative research project Queens University, motion sensitive cameras captured images of various animals in the woods around Discovery Place Nature
How do trees prepare for winter? Find out here!
Let's dive in to learn about what squirrels do to prepare themselves for the colder weather.
Ever wondered what happens to all the reptiles during winter? Learn about their strategies to make it through the colder months.
Celebrate World Kindness Day! Be kind to each other, yourself and the world.
Dive into the origins and history of Daylight Saving Time and how to prepare for the time change
Learn more about four main groups of reptiles
Explore similarities in reptiles species
Take a closer look at the living residents at Discovery Place Nature.
Find out what makes wetlands in North Carolina so special, how to protect them, and the closest wetland near you.
About 90 percent of the world’s population is right-handed. Why might that be?
If you live in the heart of Charlotte, or in the vast countryside, the area around your home is called an ecosystem!
Blood pressure tells you about the force at which blood pushes against the walls of your arteries or blood vessels.
Though they may break up your lawn, these plants may be more important than we give them credit for.
Looking at a variety of different idioms that have their basis in science
Hydrangeas aren’t just beautiful; they also offer some very cool science lessons!
There are only two species of venomous snake found in Mecklenburg County, the copperhead and timber rattlesnake.
Research spotlight: An experimental toothpaste that could help those affected by peanut allergies build a tolerance over time.
Here's how you can identify poison ivy (and why you should avoid it)
Brood X is a group of periodical cicadas that only emerge every 17 years
A new vision a life with smart lenses
Meet our Marbled Salamander
Celebrate the rainy days by setting up a rain barrel
Check out some of our favorite animals with sensational senses
Some tips to help you ensure your child is comfortable and protected
By the books
National Ice Cream Day
Gear up for some out of this world reading
Four lessons your child is learning when you answer their many - many - questions
The buzz about bees
Have you ever wondered about the names of these countries?
Bet you didn't know these fun facts about amphibians
How To Raise A World Problem Solver or a Future Scientist? Celebrate Curiosity
Family fun in the kitchen
See how we care for the iconic bears in Explore More Collections lab
Join Laszlo as he reads Blueberry Bear
Compare estivation, hibernation and brumation
How to identify a copperhead
Join Natalie as she reads this Dr. Seuss classic
5 tips from a homeschool mom to help you stay sane right now
5 Ways to foster an attitude of gratitude