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This is a photograph of something we found at Discovery Headquarters.

Can you guess what it is?

Put your guess in the Comments section now and find out on Wednesday if you’re right!

This Wednesday, October 2nd, we’re going behind-the-scenes at Discovery to reveal what makes our building special and how it got its LEED certification. We encourage you and your teachers and classmates to join us to learn how STEM plays a role in everyday life at Discovery. See if your mystery photo guess is read on the air, and find out if you’re right, by tuning in.

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  1. gage (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    I think they are Viking ships

    • kaitlyn (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

      it looks like carpet up close with a spill or something……….i hope

  2. Grace (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    Yay! First comment!
    Anyway I think it might be a bat wing or something..

  3. Adriana (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    dried up coral or dried up soil.

  4. isaac (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    Morgan says camel

  5. Grace AND Ben (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    HI WE THINK ITS PIE HEHEHEHEH OR PIZZA OR A DIFFERENT FOOD BYE

    • Logan (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

      are you just joking?please tell me you are. -_-

  6. phillip (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    a ant farm

  7. Pinker (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    I think it might be a bee or ant nest…

  8. Jon (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    I think it’s a sponge or maybe some kind animal hair

  9. Angelika (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    It looks like snake skin!

  10. Bella (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    Trees

  11. Devin (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    I think it is mossy, green, petrified wood.

  12. Aly (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    I think this is snake skin or some sort of microorganism!

  13. angelica (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    My Guess is a Pre-Historic painting on a wall

  14. Avery (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    I hope I get semi close to what it is but is it a dead leaf? Or is it foot/ hoof prints? Maybe it’s a frog! Well I don’t have any more guesses!

  15. tadonya (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    i think that it is part of the moon

  16. Grace (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    I think its an ant hill!

  17. Ethan (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    i think it is a planet surface.

  18. Kate (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    a tree with a weird pattern or something??????

  19. Dylan (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    I think it’s snake skin

  20. Karoline (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    I think that this mystery photo is showing a little bit of a snakeskin. I believe once they show the full picture, it will be a picture some sort of snake.

  21. Corrie (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    I think it might be a shawdow

  22. Kael (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    Maybe a close up picture of the moon

  23. Sophie (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    I think it might be like ants in an ant farm or something, if not I would go with bats

  24. Clarissa (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    Rattlesnake skin?

  25. Jane (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    I think it is dust

  26. Katie (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    Its a snake skin close up.

  27. Mckinley (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    I think it is a snake skin or a snake.

  28. Caleb (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    snake skin

  29. Sade (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    I think its some sort of rock or stone. It’s very bumpy and looks like a sediment rock.

  30. victoria (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    i think is a cheetah print up close.

  31. Shrinidhi (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    Is it a fossil

  32. Cherub (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    Insulation?

  33. Sam (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    I think it is a cave drawing

  34. dylan (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    same here hay grace

  35. Corrie (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    I think it might be a shadow or something like that. Or I think it might be the top of a cave

  36. Keerthana (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    Yay! Second comment!
    Anyways i think it might be a painting…

  37. Alex (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    A dog

  38. Sophie (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    i think it is a picture of a ground, but with a drawing on it. A drawing of 2 ducks?

  39. Robert (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    It looks like a dirty sponge to me.

  40. staci (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    a cave painting

  41. Jeanette Edelstein (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    Great guesses here. Snakeskin is obviously in the lead for number of guesses. Hope you can tune in on Wednesday to find out the answer! Keep the guesses coming….

  42. maria (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    i think it’s two dragons

  43. Michael (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    A rock

  44. Anna (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    Bat wing possibly? No a chemical explosion!

  45. Gabriella (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    An asteroid zoomed in?

  46. Derpboy & Derpgirl (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    either a ant hill, something dried up (like coral or sponge), or moss.

  47. Jordan (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    I think it is just a shadow of the clouds. or posably some leaves.( I know I have bad spelling):)

  48. Sam (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    I think that it is a shadow of two ducks. The shadow is probably cast in a shallow creek, stream, or riverbed.

  49. Asa (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    I think it is a peice of wood with weird markings on it. I really don’t know. Thats my best Idea

  50. Joey (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    An aerial picture of land, maybe ponds also.

  51. Jo (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    Maybe a sponge?

  52. jeffrey (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    fossil

  53. Christian (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    It looks sorta like a picture… of a picture of a picture of a picture of a picture of a picture of a picture of a picture of a KITTYCAT!!!!!!

  54. Rachel (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    I think it’s a carving from when the cavemen and indians walked the Earth long ago. If your a blogger on here and your reading this right now, you will be seeing a lot of my blogs! So I will be blogging in my free time after NWEA and MEAP. Thank You so much if you read my blogs and like them! Also, you can reply to my blogs and maybe if I’m on here we can chat! But there will be no meeting in person! THANKS FOR READING!!!!

  55. Crystal (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    I think it’s a snake skin

  56. Ryan (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    i think it is a Viking ships

  57. Mia (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    I think that it is a shadow of something.

  58. jane (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    i think its is cheetah fur. :)

  59. bob (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    I think it is coral

  60. Olivia (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    I think it’s mold.

  61. Shelby (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    I think it’s a flying horse.

  62. Brooklyn (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    I think it is coral

  63. Mackenzie (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    I think that it might be a cave wall, a rock, or maybe a shadow of something.

  64. Morgan (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    I think its a cave wall or a coral reef

  65. Ryun (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    Wall painting

  66. Joseph (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    its a cave

  67. Anne (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    snake skin

  68. Nathan (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    I think its snake skin! I’m right give me my cookie!

  69. Max (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    Lungs up close

  70. collin (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    its a pterodactyl and tysaratops

  71. Sophia (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    I thiink it is a sentor or something that lives in the ocean. A sentor is half human and half horse(but I doubt the pictue is a sentor because its just a mith). It looks really cool and interesting.

  72. Aubrey (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    I kind of looks like a cave wall or a snake skin

  73. Sarah (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    I think it is an old rock.

  74. gabriel (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    snake body

  75. Chucky (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    Snake skin

  76. Matthew (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    I think it is dried up soil with water dripping on it in two spots.

  77. Abigail (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    I think it is either snake skin or carpet.

  78. Ashanti (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    I think it is dirt but when they took the picture they took it up close

  79. Kyndell (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    I think it is a fossil or carved rocks

  80. Toree (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    I think it’s snake skin

  81. Ysenia (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    I think it is the surface of a rock.

  82. aidan (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    I think it is snake scales under a microscope

  83. Abby (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    I think that it’s snake skin under a microscope.

  84. delaney (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    2 Boats in the water with mountians sourding it.

  85. delaney (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    Ducks on a pond.

  86. Ryan (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    It’s a picture of ancient wall writing from prehistoric times.

  87. Jacob (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    I think it’s 2 dinosurs fighting

  88. Abby (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    I thought it looked like fossills

  89. Liz (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    I think it is a cave drawing

  90. Micah (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    I think it is a bat or a cave drawing. by Native Americans or a mineral of sorts

  91. Alessandro (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    Rock!!!!

  92. Kendra (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    I think it’s carpet or a rug or a lizard or something in shape of a lizard of some sort.

  93. Aaron (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    pictograph

  94. Elizabeth (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    I think it could possibly be maybe an ancient drawing where the didn’t have pencils and wrote on rock or it could be fur with weird markings.

  95. Zaynab (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    I think it’s the inside of a beehive or snake skin up close……..

  96. Alissia (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    dragon or a horse

  97. Blake (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    I think that it is lizard skin, snake skin, or a stain in a carpet.

  98. Reagan (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    I’m betting on a blanket. anyone with me? comment!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  99. Reagan (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    Wait, Wait! Look up close! its a CARPET!

  100. kai (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    i think its a swarm of locust

  101. Asia (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    I think it is a snake because it has a scaly-looking texture and pattern.

  102. AJandKatara (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    I think it kind of looks like granite or some sort of decorative rock, maybe like a countertop?

  103. AJandKatara (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    I think it kinda looks like granite or some sort of other decorative rock, maybe a close up picture of a countertop?

  104. Gavin (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    Sand

  105. ashley (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    snake skin

  106. Liza (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    I think the two \dark\ spots look like ducks, so i guess this would a fossil?

  107. tbare03 (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    It LOOKS like a type of snake scales.

  108. Jonah (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    A blurred photo of a duck

  109. Jeanette Edelstein (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    Hi everyone. The mystery has been solved! If you watched the Virtual Field Trip to Discovery Headquarters live, you already know the answer. If you missed it, you can watch an archive of this Virtual Field Trip and others at http://www.discoveryeducation.com/live. Thanks for all your guesses and see you for the next mystery!

  110. Robert (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    I think it’s a caveman painting

  111. Van (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    A piece of Mercury

  112. Lillian (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    Ducks and or or swons

  113. Felicity (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    I think it’s a picture of dragons.

  114. Noora (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    I think it looks like a dragon on a boat!!! Hope I’m right

  115. cole (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    looks like pegusus

  116. Josiah (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    Fossil.

  117. ethan (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    It looks like bushes at night

  118. Fenwick (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    gasoline

  119. Ethan (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    I think it is a carpet stain zoomed in. The reason is that you can see the brown, which is the usual color of a carpet. Then the blackish color which would be Coke or Dr.Pepper or what have you

  120. Anna (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    I think it’s a torn bee hive.
    I’m correct !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  121. Priyanka (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    I think it is a cup of coffe or a drink possibly food
    it is most likely a drink

  122. Eris (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    I think it is a stain on a carpet closeup

  123. Adam (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    Part of it looks like Asia

  124. awesome guy (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    it looks like 2 doves

  125. lola (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    Oh wow. Nobody guessed it?

    • Jeanette Edelstein (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

      Hi Lola. Actually, Abigail, Blake, and Reagan all guessed it right, before the virtual field trip!

  126. M (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    I’m with gage I think their Viking ships

  127. nautica (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    it looks likewords to me

  128. Jakob (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    I think it is a Swan.

  129. Abbye (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    Because it is brown and it looks like it has particles, I think it is dust or soil.

  130. Logan (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    Wait,the answer is a stained CARPET?!?!

  131. Jeanette Edelstein (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    Yes, it’s true, Logan: it was a picture of a stained carpet. The community’s guesses were so much more interesting, huh!?!

  132. gaby (Reply) on Monday 30, 2013

    r u sure that is a carpet