Pittsburgh averages 39 inches of precipitation in a year, including both rainfall and snow, which is almost identical to the national average. We are generally considered to be blessed with water, but can still suffer from periods...
Board Games: an actually fun way to teach logic and reasoning skills
Having access to answers and information is only one aspect to nurturing the development of a child’s intelligence. Discovery and critical thinking skills are developed through experience and strengthened with creativity....
#bioPGH Blog: Carpenter Bees
Certainly their wood-boring abilities may be problematic, but carpenter bees' biology is fascinating as well
#bioPGH Blog: Of Monarchs and Milkweeds
Monarch caterpillars were spotted in the garden!
What’s Up with 10,000 Steps?
In the world of pedometers built in our phones, FitBits and Apple watches it’s likely that you have picked up on the universal fitness goal of 10,000 steps a day. So, is 10,000 the perfect number according to science, or...
#bioPGH: How Does Your Wild Baby Grow?
Let’s check out a few different strategies behind wild baby-raising biology!