Tweets from the Science Lab

It takes a minute to think, “How should I say that in 140 characters or less?” We put our Near West scientists to the test, and asked them to tweet about their zebra mussel shell research — so far — and get a feel for what online tweets are really all about. It’s easy to mispell a word here and there, now isn’t it? And difficult to stay within 140 characters, right? And what does Continue reading

EarthFest in CLE: 25 Reasons to Celebrate

You can’t say enough about Cleveland’s EarthFest celebration. 25 years – what a milestone for my city! Every year, it keeps getting better. At last Sunday’s event, I made some new connections and learned about a bunch of programs that are making an impact on our environment. I munched on a delicious coconut cupcake and met a lot of great people working their booths, but I didn’t get a chance to see everything. There are Continue reading

April 1: Time to Sow Seeds!

Our team of young scientists over at Near West Intergenerational School in Ohio City are ready for spring. They participated in the latest round of zebra mussel shell experiments on April Fool’s Day. Bring on the green! Check out our recent updates to our photo gallery to learn more.