Taxidermy Wildebeest

The Migration of the Wildebeest

The great wildebeest migration is a fascinating journey that takes place on the continent of Africa once a year. The migration occurs in southern Africa in the Serengeti plains part…

Stegosaurus skeleton

Stegosaurus: Docent Tour

As you enter Dinosaur Hall you’re immediately drawn to the looming Tyrannosaurus Rex. Not only is T-Rex front and center, but he strikes such an ominous pose it’s easy to…

Water balloons

STEM Experiment: Temperature and Density

Do you think that temperature can affect the density of water? Let’s find out! The Materials Two balloons A watertight bin Hot and cold water The Experiment Fill the bin…

Kareem Wedderburn

Ahadi Youth Awardee Sees a Bright Future

Kareem Wedderburn, The 11th annual Ahadi Youth Award 2020 recipient, was born and raised in Springfield, Massachusetts. An independent scholar more than ready to explore new ways of thinking and…

Bud L. Williams

Ubora Award Winner Prioritizes Good of Community

Representative Bud L. Williams, a lifelong resident of Springfield, Massachusetts, exemplifies community service through his devotion to civic duties, his unflinching advocacy for the people he represents, and his unrelenting…

Drone bees on honeycomb

Where Did Our Honey Bees Go To?

How do honey bees, Apis mellifera, make decisions? Well, in a democratic congress of bees, each individual bee submits information and the whole colony makes a decision based on the…