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Urban Ecoscapes and the Loudoun Farm Fall Tour

Come visit to Notaviva Vineyards as part of the Loudoun Farm Fall Tour on October 18 (from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm) and October 19 (from 12:00 – 3:00 pm) to learn more about urban ecoscapes.  During this time, we’ll be exploring how to keep our world sustainable through using storm water and how to plant a mini-garden – even if all you have is a rooftop!  Free, family fun for all ages.

Ice Cream Science!

Children’s Science Center Director of Education Lori Ann Terjesen was a guest on Let’s Talk Live on News Channel 8 on July 9.  Download the Ice Cream Science activity sheet to try making ice cream at home.  If you missed the live show, watch the segment here.

Children’s Science Center Announces Sites and Development Plans
The Children’s Science Center announced sites and phased development plans for a 5,400-square-foot first operating site to be located at Fair Oaks Mall, in Fairfax, Virginia and a 53,000-square-foot world-class children’s science center to be located at the Kincora development in Dulles, Virginia.Read all about this exciting news: press release | press kit | fact sheet | renderings | vision

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Early Childhood Hands-On Science (ECHOS):

The Children’s Science Center has a program focused on some of our youngest learners — ECHOS (Early Childhood Hands-On Science). The program was developed to enrich, engage and excite pre-school children in STEM learning through the use of an educational, interactive, hands-on medium. Read our press release. See program overview and application.

Imagine Their Future:

The Children’s Science Center is hosting special events entitled “Imagine Their Future”. Guests get an exciting look at our mission and value of bringing an interactive children’s science center to Northern Virginia. Join us for our next program!