The Green Witch
Narnia Altered by Climate Change at the Franklin Museum
by Kathryn Walker
For students growing up in the greater Philadelphia area, one field trip was guaranteed to make the school calendar every year: the Franklin Institute. Recently renamed the Franklin, this science museum is famous for its walk-through human heart, its planetarium and observatory, the Sky-bike, and a series of levers that allow ten-year-old girls to lift 500-pound weights.
Though I live even closer to the museum now than I did while growing up, I thought little of it in recent years until a little girl I know told me about her visit to the museum’s special Narnia exhibit, which opened in November . . .
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Kathryn Walker is a graduate of Hillsdale College and Eastern University. She currently teaches Literary Genres and Advanced Placement Language and Composition at Valley Forge Military Academy in Wayne, Pennsylvania. She and her husband, Chris, attend Cornerstone Presbyterian Church in Ambler, Pennsylvania.
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