Monthly Archives: August 2012

Food Friday

The poor kiwi.  No one really knows what to call it.  The fuzzy, green fruit with black seeds is originally from China and was first called yang tao.  When missionaries brought them to New Zealand, they were renamed Chinese gooseberries. … Continue reading

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Thinker Thursday

In 1041, a scientist named Pi Sheng came up with an invention that would truly change the world.  For hundreds of years all books that were written had to be written by hand.  Until Pi Sheng.  Sheng created the world’s … Continue reading

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Wagging Wednesday

How good is your nose?  The average polar bear can smell seals and other bears up to THREE MILES away! Join us on Wagging Wednesdays to learn about all kinds of creatures (even if they don’t have a cool tail … Continue reading

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