Category Archives: Health

Our Moving is Our Learning: The Power of Kinesthetic Learning and Programming in Children’s Museums

Ed note: This blog post is made in conjunction with September’s National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month.  By Logan Block Programs Manager, Miami Children’s Museum My father, a lifelong elementary school educator, used to say of children and learning, “Our work is our play.” … Continue reading

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Passion to Learn

Ed Note: This is a cross post from the blog of whitehouse.gov. You can find the original post here. Leslie Bushara is being honored as a White House Champion of Change for her leadership and commitment to libraries and museums around the United … Continue reading

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Growing Healthy Snacks

Powell Gardens, Kansas City’s Botanical Garden Kingsville, MO Powell Gardens’ Good to Grow program features age-appropriate modules on nutrition and healthy living taught within the nation’s largest edible landscape, the Heartland Harvest Garden. Students learn how to make smart food … Continue reading

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Professor Wellbody Teaches Good Health to Pacific Science Center Visitors

Pacific Science Center’s permanent exhibit, Professor Wellbody’s Academy of Health & Wellness, showcases how our daily personal choices can positively affect our health and well-being for years to come. Guests are immersed in 7,000 square feet of hands-on inventions, gadgets, … Continue reading

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