Education

OMSI Exhibit: The Science Behind Pixar

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Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI)’s newest featured exhibition spans the full STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math) spectrum, all brought together through the wonder of storytelling and entertainment. The Science Behind Pixar, opening February 23 and running through Labor Day, pulls back the curtain to reveal the creative processes used to bring… Read More

Day Trip: Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium

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Tacoma is home to one of western Washington’s most diverse congregations of wildlife. Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium (PDZA) opened its doors to curious visitors in 1905 and has been stunning sightseers ever since with interactive exhibits and multiple aquariums. The zoo is currently home to nearly 600 species, many of which PDZA is actively… Read More

Renaissance Dad: Squeezy Cheese and the Louisiana Purchase

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Introducing our newest monthly column, “Renaissance Dad,” written by Southwest Washington husband, father, chef, nonprofit founder, published author, and all-around entertainer, Perry P. Perkins. When my wife and I first discussed the option of home-schooling our daughter (AKA the Pickle), I was all for it. No more 6 a.m. alarms. No more carpools or drop-off… Read More