How does the shape of a heavy jet plane enable it to glide along like a bird in the air? Lift, drag, thrust, and gravity all contribute to whether or not an object can get up and stay up in the air and
Dr. Phil Burnham, Adjunct Professor at George Mason University, will return to Cleveland Park to facilitate a six-part discussion series entitled "Literature of the English Speaking World." In this, the seventh annual series, Dr. Burnham aims at giving readers a sense of the wide diversity of English language writing on a global scale over the past several decades.
Curious about a famous person? Want to learn more about him or her? Are you interested in contemporary figures or historical ones? Do you have a school project and need a reliable source?Find out how to use Biography in Context, one of the databases available for free on the DC Public Library website. One of Cleveland Park Library's adult reference librarians will explore the site with you and help you navigate it on your own, from the library or from home.
Learn how to make an easy lava lamp with this fun science experiment. The children will have a chance to use simple household items to make their own lava lamp. They will learn how citric acid and baking soda react when mixed with water. How oil and water don't mix. This is an action and reaction experiment that kids will enjoy. Come and join us for this fun experiment on August 15 at 3:30 p.m.
On Thursday, August 14, 7 p.m., Kyle Wichtendahl, Education Coordinator at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine in Frederick, MD, will present a lecture about medical practices during the Civil War and their legacy.