Archive for 'WOW Past Events'

WOW- Nature Numbers!

Posted on 16. Jun, 2014 by .

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This past Saturday was WOW’s Nature Numbers outing. We explored the fascinating world of nature numbers. We discovered the Fibonacci sequence in pinecones, pineapples, daisies, and flowers we found on the greenway. We also discovered fractals – in ferns, Queen Anne’s lace, and various plants growing along the walkway. At the end of our walk, […]

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WOW- Frog and Toad Outing!

Posted on 25. May, 2014 by .

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WOW frog and toad outing was enjoyed by a group of families.

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WOW- Davidson Herpetology Lab!

Posted on 17. Feb, 2014 by .

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WOW paid a visit to the Davidson College Herpetology Lab.

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WOW- Bird Outing!

Posted on 27. Jan, 2014 by .

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Thanks to Mark Stanback, Ornithologist from Davidson College, for spending time Saturday morning explaining some of his research concerning bluebirds and brown-headed nuthatches. Over 50 participants attended.  He pointed out that bluebirds often bully nuthatches out of nest boxes, and thus the reason to install boxes with a smaller hole that bluebirds cannot enter. Mecklenburg […]

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WOW- Through The Horse’s eyes.

Posted on 17. Nov, 2013 by .

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WOW’s most recent outing provided kids and parents a chance to learn how our body language can communicate and build a relationship with horses – and they saw it in action with the horses at Triple Play Farm. Kris Batchelor has an incredible ability to communicate with horses, and kids got a chance to try it […]

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Come Stargaze At Fisher Farm Park!

Posted on 18. Oct, 2013 by .

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People of all ages are invited to a wondrous night of stargazing at Fisher Farm Park on Friday, October 25th — sponsored by WOW-World of Wonder, Woodland Discovery and the Davidson Lands Conservancy. The Physics Department from Davidson College and the Charlotte Astronomy Club are providing equipment and expertise for this popular event.  All telescopes […]

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WOW-Butterflies and More!

Posted on 08. Sep, 2013 by .

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WOW sponsored an event at Fisher Farm Park where we learned more about Butterflies and other insects.

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WOW- Farm Tour!

Posted on 15. Jul, 2013 by .

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Theresa Allen, manager of the Farm of Davidson College, introduced us to this 3-plus-acre farm which provides naturally-grown, local produce to Davidson College students.  We saw tiny seeds and then the produce they produced: lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, beans, squash, melons, strawberries, and herbs. We watched worms composting, planted sunflower seeds to take home, and munched on […]

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WOW-Letterboxing

Posted on 08. Jul, 2013 by .

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On July 13 how about trying out our treasure hunt at the Farmer’s Market. We want to use this as an opportunity to introduce you to the fun hobby called Letterboxing. This activity developed out of something a man in England did. In 1854 James Perrot put his calling card in a bottle and then […]

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WOW- Creek Outing!

Posted on 17. Jun, 2013 by .

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A group of children and parents enjoyed learning about what lives in a creek.

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