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SciWorks presents Ocean Commotion Day on June 28

By Staff SciWorks is inviting their visitors “dive into the wonders and mysteries of the sea” at Ocean Commotion Day on Saturday, June 28 from 1:00-5:00pm. Interactive stations around the museum will feature activities, crafts, and demonstrations for all ages which will illustrate the ways in which the ocean shapes the […]

by · June 25, 2014 · 0 comments · Education, Features, Just For kids
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Be an Engineer in SciWorks’ New “Tech City” Exhibit

By Staff A new traveling exhibit entitled “Tech City” will open Saturday, June 14 at SciWorks.  The “Tech City” exhibit allows visitors of all ages to explore the real-world problems faced by engineers.  SciWorks members and other visitors are invited to preview the Tech City exhibit at Family Friday Night on […]

SciWorks Celebrates Reptiles Day on Saturday May 17

SciWorks Celebrates Reptiles Day on Saturday May 17

By Staff   SciWorks will celebrate some of the Earth’s most fascinating and misunderstood creatures during Really Rad Reptiles Day on Saturday, May 17 from 1:00-5:00 p.m. Visitors can meet and learn to identify a variety of live reptiles, both big and small and chat with herpetologists. Kids will create […]

by · May 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Education, Just For kids
WFDD’s Radio 101- The Long Reach of “Dr. Who”

WFDD’s Radio 101- The Long Reach of “Dr. Who”

By Josh Breakstone   A vital piece of the internationally acclaimed show, “Dr. Who,” lives in the Triad. A Radio 101 youth explains where. The popular BBC series, “Dr. Who,” first aired in November 1963 until 1989. It was then relaunched in 2005. It has an international fan base and […]

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Why is Your Daughter Wearing Pink This Wednesday?

By Edie Joines You may have noticed your daughter getting dressed on Wednesday and making sure to wear something pink. If she did, she may have been marking the 10th Anniversary of Tina Fey’s first film as a screenwriter, “Mean Girls.” The film featured Lindsay Lohan, Rachel McAdams, Lacey Chabert, […]

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WFDD’s Radio 101- A Different View of Family Planning

By Caroline Li CCD and WFDD are partnering to bring you some of the amazing audio documentaries created by this year’s crop of Radio 101 students in which some Triad high schoolers are getting on-the-job training for their future career. Radio 101 is WFDD’s education program for high school students. […]

by · April 23, 2014 · 0 comments · Education, Features, Just For kids
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SciWorks to Host Brownie-Junior Girl Scout Camp-in

By Staff SciWorks will host an overnight camp-in for Brownies and Junior Girl Scouts on Friday, April 25. During the camp-in, participants will explore the museum’s interactive exhibits and see a planetarium show. They will also participate in an educational science program and create some fun crafts as they delve […]

by · April 18, 2014 · 0 comments · Education, Just For kids
WFDD’s Radio 101- Forged by Fire

WFDD’s Radio 101- Forged by Fire

By Amanda Whalen   CCD and WFDD are partnering to bring you some of the amazing audio documentaries created by this year’s crop of Radio 101 students in which some Triad high schoolers are getting on-the-job training for their future career. Radio 101 is WFDD’s education program for high school […]

by · April 17, 2014 · 0 comments · Education, Features, Just For kids
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W-S Students Invited to Create Bookmark Design – Winner Will Appear on 5,000 Bookmarks

By Staff   Students in Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools have been invited to participate in the third annual bookmark contest sponsored by Bookmarks and Art for Art’s Sake. The student who creates the winning design will have his or her artwork printed on 5,000 bookmarks that will be distributed throughout Forsyth […]

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Electrify Your Strings – Putting the Flying V in Viola

Photos by Edie Joines Paisley IB Magnet   Anyone leaving the historic RJ Reynolds Auditorium on Tuesday night without a renewed passion for the education of young people here in Winston-Salem was not paying attention.  Trans-Siberan Orchestra Viola master Mark Wood along with his wife Laura Kaye and son Elijah […]