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Counting Bird Species? Count Me In!

I​t is not a surprise that scientists discover new species of plants or animals daily.  However, recent studies have shown that the number of bird species found in the world has just about doubled. Now that is significant.  While reading an article in the current issue of Science & Children, a publication of the National…

Discovering the Unknown with VINS School Programs

​W​hen you step into a classroom with a VINS Educator, you will see students engaged in hands-on learning. Recently the VINS educators have been working in several 5th grade classrooms, to assist students to “discover the unknown”. In the 5th grade, a number of of the Next Generation Science Standards focus on Matter and Its…