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Chinsekikan - The Japanese Museum of Rocks That Look Like Faces | Photo courtesy Sankei Photo

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Unplugged Play Spaces

Children love to bring home rocks and seashells. Nurture that impulse by dedicating a spot to a mini nature museum.

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There's A Magical Trolley Ride In Ohio That Most People Don't Know About

Trolley rides through a beautiful forest are rare. That's why you need to take a weekend to visit to the Ohio Railway Museum in Worthington, Ohio.

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8 Bizarre Roadside Attractions In Oregon That Will Make You Do A Double Take

From the Keller Fountain to Yaquina Head Lighthouse, these amazing man made wonders in Oregon will drop your jaw. 

This is an amazing unit on studying rocks and soil. Totally hands-on. They make a rock museum, float pumice and sink other rocks, describe their rocks in their science journals, sift soil, there are printables about what we use rocks for that can go right in the journals. Love this!

Actually that is kinda sweet 'cause you see all these things with a father and his daughter doing cool stuff together like break into a museum after hours. I think there was a Simpsons episode where Homer and Lisa broke into a museum and had fun and become closer. So in all that is really sweet and kinda funny.