Full STEAM Ahead: World of Wonder Participates in Woodlawn’s 2021 Virtual STEAMfest

For the second year in a row, WOW has participated in Woodlawn's awesome STEAMfest. STEAMfest (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) aims to pique the interest of young folks and encourage curiosity and exploration. We loved being part of this event in person last year, and we were thrilled to be asked back for the

Nature on the GO!

World of Wonder—WOW— is a partnership between Davidson Lands Conservancy and Woodland Discovery By Katie Noble World of Wonder was just getting geared up to hold our weekly, spring through fall, hands-on nature booth at the Davidson Farmers Market when COVID shut everything down. WOW committee members did indeed wonder, “How can we reach children

Apollo 11 anniversary and Stargazing Event were out of this world!

Much thanks to Professor Kristen Thompson of Davidson College and Professor Grant Thompson of Wingate University for their preparation and leading this enjoyable and educational event for WOW World of Wonder.   The activities included making name rockets with sticky foam cut outs.  For the second activity each child made asteroid imprints with marbles

Hummingbirds!

Hummingbirds love this native vine. If you enjoy watching hummingbirds at your feeder in the summer it’s not too soon to put the feeders out.  There have been some reported sightings of Ruby Throated Hummingbirds in North Carolina already. It’s best to use nectar you prepare rather than using the kind with

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