Science http://wuis.org en State Museum Lecture Will Examine Secret Lives Of Paleoindians http://wuis.org/post/state-museum-lecture-will-examine-secret-lives-paleoindians <p>This month's Illinois State Museum science lecture will focus on the Secret Lives of Paleoindians.&nbsp; Dr. Thomas Loebel of the Illinois State Archaeological Society will present his research on these early inhabitants of North America and show that there was more to their societies than simply being nomadic hunters. &nbsp;<br /><br />He's completed digs throughout the mid west including Illinois and Wisconsin and says much has been learned...</p> Tue, 10 Dec 2013 16:00:00 +0000 Sean Crawford 14445 at http://wuis.org State Museum Lecture Will Examine Secret Lives Of Paleoindians Fundraising Efforts Continue To Build Science Museum http://wuis.org/post/fundraising-efforts-continue-build-science-museum <p><a href="http://www.kidzeum.org/">The Kidzeum</a> has been collecting money since 2009 in order to build a science museum for kids. The ongoing goal of raising enough funds seems to finally be near. The museum's board is kicking off its final fund raising phase, 2 million dollars is still needed. We recently caught up with board president, Rachael Thompson, about where the museum is headed, where it will be located, and what it will feature:&nbsp;</p> Fri, 15 Nov 2013 11:41:00 +0000 Rachel Otwell 13069 at http://wuis.org Fundraising Efforts Continue To Build Science Museum