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Science At Play: Make Your Own Crystals

Post Author: Katelyn Rutty
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If you have ever seen a geode, you will marvel at the beauty inside the seemingly plain exterior. Geodes are empty rocks filled with crystals and today, one of Teen Innovation Ambassadors is going to show you how to create your own crystals at home. Follow along and you can have your very own crystal structure proudly displayed in your house.

Teen Innovation at the Connecticut Science Center provides youth, primarily from under-resourced communities in Connecticut, with opportunities to develop problem-solving skills, gain confidence, and explore STEM career and college pathways. Teen Innovation Ambassadors spend six weeks over the summer creating original programs and exhibits that teach others about STEM.

Teen Innovation is made possible by major support from The Gawlicki Family Foundation, and the Bank of America Charitable Foundation. Additional supporters include Beatrice Fox Auerbach Foundation Fund at Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, Stanley D. and Hinda N. Fisher Fund at Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, Cox Charities, People’s United Community Foundation, and Berkshire Bank Foundation.​

 

For more information on our Teen Programs at the Connecticut Science Center, visit CTScienceCenter.org/Teens. 

 

 

Katelyn Rutty is the Communications Coordinator at the Connecticut Science Center where she manages all of the online content platforms. She has a Masters in Business Administration from Western New England University.