Throwing Dirt Now, Inspiring Scientists Soon: Missouri Institute of Natural Science to Expand

Kathryn Eutsler

Wed Jun 17 2015 05:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Standing in a straight line under the overcast sky, 10 grinning adults dig their shovels into the green grass. Dirt begins to fly.

The Missouri Institute of Natural Science in Springfield broke ground on Tuesday for an expansion that will double the size of the museum.