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Now that school is back in swing, we want to share some of our favorite memories from our eight weeks of camps from across the country.

from Popular Mechanics

Teen Uses Google Maps to Discover What Could Be Ancient Mayan Site

While his theory is going to require some on-the-ground verification, this 15-year old's belief that a hidden Mayan city exists in Mexico is awesome! If this intrigues you, our Space Quest Science Camp would be the perfect place to sharpen Astrological skills and help discover even more exciting things on our planet and beyond!

from Science News

Why kids look funny when they run

Today's #tbt takes us back to 1860, when James Wallace Black took the photo "Boston as the Eagle and the Wild Goose See It." It was the first photo ever taken in the air in America! While floating in a balloon over Boston, attached by a 1,200 foot cable, he took eight photos and this one survived! The science and ingenuity of physics and photography came together to produce this piece of American history.

You probably heard lots of loud noises last night, but do you know the science of fireworks? http://science.howstuffworks.com/innovation/everyday-innovations/fireworks.htm

Curious about out 2016 locations? Destination Science will be returning to these cities, with schedules and dates available in January! https://destinationscience.org/locations-at-a-glance/

Today's science experiment is a delicious one! Bet you never tried to make popcorn this way! What You Need: - Dried corn cob - Paper Bags - Microwave What You Do: 1. Place the cob in a brown paper lunch bag. 2. Fold the bag up a couple times to keep the steam in. 3. Cook the cob in the microwave. Set it to a popcorn setting if you have that. 4. Open the bag when finished to see the result! Why It Works: Each kernel of popcorn contains a small drop of water stored inside a circle of…