Category Archives: Science

Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery

October 23, 2018 As on many of our travels, we often come across something to do that wasn’t on our agenda. The Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery was one of them. This is the largest trout-rearing fish hatchery in … Continue reading

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Science Center of Minnesota

July 29, 2018 The Science Center was AWESOME! We could have easily spent three or more days there. One of John’s favorite sights was this giant astronaut. He said it reminded him of the Sta-puft Marshmallow in the first Ghostbusters … Continue reading

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Mississippi Headwaters

July 26, 2018 This is what we’d looked forward to for a long time. We were at the headwaters of the Mississippi. For the next week we’d be tracking the river through Minneapolis and into northeastern Iowa. But here is … Continue reading

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Itasca State Park

July 25-28, 2018 We decided that since we were “Up North” that it would be a good time to check out the headwaters of the Mississippi River so we booked into Itasca State Park. Just listing all that Itasca has … Continue reading

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International Wolf Center

July 16-19, 2018 Chloe attended a four day summer day camp at the International Wolf Center in Ely and loved it. She learned all about wolves, wolf packs, humans and wolves, moose and wolves and so on. They spent time … Continue reading

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Duluth Waterfront & Aquarium

July 11, 2018 We spent an enjoyable day at the Duluth waterfront. There are several large gravel parking areas right next to their park. They charge parking during events but it was free when we rolled in and there was … Continue reading

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Edible Science

June 21, 2018 Earth and Space Science Lab, Frederick MD While we were based in Maryland our favorite volunteer job was at the ESSL. https://education.fcps.org/essl/home Frederick County Public Schools has a seriously awesome science lab that is open to the … Continue reading

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