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Virtual Fun Roundup: An Outer Banks storytime, all about Pluto and a focus on owls

Posted May 27, 2020 8:02 p.m. EDT

Screech Owl (Photo by Tom Earnhardt

Get inspired and learn a little something in these family-friendly videos from museums and destinations across North Carolina.

Nano Film with Marbles

Are there any colors in clear nail polish? Shenette with Marbles answers this question in one of Marbles' daily doses of play this week.

Learn About Pluto

Morehead Planetarium answers big questions about Pluto, including why it got booted from the planet club.

Neighborhood Trees

Learn about the trees all around and take part in sketching and writing activities during this video from the N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences.

Black Ink Chromatography

This bite-sized science activity from the Museum of Life and Science focuses on chromatography, which is the separation of mixtures.

Owl Eyes and Telescopes

Learn all about owls and why humans are actually the animals with the best night vision. It's from the Greensboro Science Center.

Bernoulli's Principle

Discovery Place in Charlotte shares this lesson on air pressure.

Messages from the Sea

The Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum on the Outer Banks offers up this virtual storytime, a reading of "Messages from the Sea," by Mary Ellen Riddle.