The Smithsonian asks and answers questions about science, art, history and culture, exciting the learning in everyone, every day.
The Smithsonian has recently launched a new website seriouslyamazing.com which “poses questions and answers to show people how it can be an exciting resource for discovery and learning.”
They have created " seven quirky characthers to symbolize the questions the Smithsonian asks and answers every day:
* The Wild represents the diversity of the animal kingdom
* The Mash-Up stands for the ways people share culture
* The Green reflects the wonder of the natural landscape
* The New is where technology and creativity collide
* The Masterpiece embodies artistic expression
* The Storyteller is about America, its people and the tales they tell
* The Discoverer explores our world and the universe
Take some time to explore this site. You may discover many new resources available at the Smithonian!
Via Beth Dichter, Dr. Gordon Dahlby, Dennis T OConnor