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BRIMS Co-Sponsoring the Mammoth Cave Research Symposium

The Mammoth Cave International Center for Science and Learning (MCICSL), Mammoth Cave National Park, the Cave Research Foundation, and the Hoffman Environmental Research Institute (WKU) would like to announce the 10th Mammoth Cave Research Symposium. The Symposium will be held … Continue reading

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Please Donate Now

Your Year-End, Tax Deductible Gift can help BRIMS move into its new home at the Historic Mentz Hotel in Park City, Kentucky.     Please help us move the museum by making a donation.

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Press Release: BRIMS New Location

Bowling Green, KY, November 1, 2012 – The Board of Directors of the Barren River Imagination Museum of Science (BRIMS) is pleased to announce that effective November 1, 2012, work will commence to prepare its new home in Park City, … Continue reading

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Make your own Modeling Dough!

1 cup flour 1 cup water 1 T. oil 1/2 Cup Salt 1 T. Cream of Tartar Food Coloring Mix ingredients in a pan Cook over medium heat until mixture pulls away from the sides of the pan and becomes … Continue reading

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Have your own Perseid Meteor Shower Observing Party

Perseid Meteor ShowerObserving Party When: Saturday, August 11, 2012- August 13, 2012 9:00 PM-early morning Where: Back Yard away from lights How: In a Lawn Chair- preferably reclined The shower splashes through the sky every year in early August when … Continue reading

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Make Your Own Lava Lamp!

You can make your own lava lamp with items you have around the house! You will need: A bottle Water Food Coloring Vegetable Oil Alka Seltzer 1. Add water to your bottle 2. Color your water the color you would … Continue reading

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Barnes and Nobles Book Fair to Support BRIMS

Barnes & Noble will be hosting a bookfair on behalf of BRIMS from Friday June 8, 2012 to Sunday June 10, 2012 .  A portion of the sales will go to support  BRIMS.  Be sure to let the cashier know … Continue reading

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Air Vortex Cannon

The air vortex cannon, sold commercially as the air bazooka or airzooka is a short, wide plastic tube with a slight taper and a plastic diaphragm at the larger end. The diaphragm is attached to elastic strips which allow it … Continue reading

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Transit of Venus Events – Come Join us!

The transit of Venus across the sun is a rare occurrence happening Tuesday. Western Kentucky University’s department of physics and astronomy is offering a free public viewing of the event at Houchens-Smith Stadium beginning at 5 p.m. Tuesday. BRIMS will … Continue reading

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Thank you to Greenwood Mall!

Thank you to Greenwood Mall for partnering with us for space for our temporary exhibit space.  It was a GREAT spot! and I know Brimsley really had a great time there!  We are in the process of moving Friday the … Continue reading

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