Behind the Scenes at the Chicago Science and Industry Museum
Boyd Hill Nature Center
Chippewa River Ice Out
From US 50 we can learn quite a bit about Arkansas.
Here is a lesson plan from Arkansas Geography Learning Through Map Analysis
The Witte Museum gives glimpses into the art, science and history of Texas. With indoor and outdoor exhibits and free Tuesday admissions this is a great way to spend an afternoon in San Antonio.
The San Antonio Zoo is relatively new and there is still some construction going on in the African area. My favorite part of this zoo was the butterfly exhibit. I felt the dollar fee was well spent. One truly awesome animal to see is the rare Okapi. My daughter enjoyed the Komodo dragons and the tigers and the crocodiles.