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All Things Scaly and Slithery
Wednesday, October 23, 2013
If you had any doubt that Ann Arbor was a unique place to live then riddle us this: Name another Metro Detroit community that has its own reptile zoo. Nestled along Jackson Road you'll find the Great Lakes Zoological Society, a place that's home to over 100 scaly critters - including a 19-foot-long python.
Teaching the Next Generation to Rock
Wednesday, August 21, 2013
Can your ten year-old lay down some hot licks and choice riffs? Is your eight year-old experienced? They can be at Rock Band School. Since 2002, Alex Johnson has not only been teaching Ann Arbor kids to rock, he's been schooling them in music theory.
A Blaze of Innovation
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
While most kids are wasting their time mastering Xbox, high schoolers Albert Foo and Sharath Anand are developing a new fire-fighting technology, one that extinguishes interior flames from outside the building. So far ExtinBreachR has landed them top science fair awards and a couple of small grants. But they've got bigger plans.
What's Next For Downtown Libraries
Wednesday, October 31, 2012
With the current debate over whether Ann Arbor should fund a new downtown library,
Natalie Burg takes a look at communities around the country that have decided to invest in updating their libraries, not only to meet the changing demands of today but to ready themselves for tomorrow.
Summers-Knoll School: Fresh Spirit In An Old Space
Wednesday, August 01, 2012
From a dairy to an organ donation headquarters, the building at 2203 Platt Road has morphed and mutated over the years, making it a challenge for anyone new to call it home. Enter the progressive private school Summers-Knoll, which saw a diamond in the rough. Now classroom "front porches," courtyard gardens, and a cavernous music room are key features in this ambitious architectural transformation.
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826Michigan: Harnessing Robot & Volunteer Power
Wednesday, March 06, 2013
peaker event asked 826Michigan's executive director Amanda Uhle how her organization attracts and activates so many volunteers and what a robot repair store has to do with teaching kids to write. If you missed the event you can still learn the answers in our video.
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Local teens select Best American Nonrequired Reading for 2012
Source: The Michigan Daily
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