One of our favorite parts of STEM in a Box is that we get to try so many different activities with the kids in each session. We wanted to share with you one of the activities from our most recent STEM in a Box session, Ancient Makers. How did brilliant minds from hundreds of years ago most efficiently get water to travel uphill? This cool invention is called the Archimedes Screw and is actually still a technology in use today. Watch the full Science Sunday segment below to learn more.
There is so much more Science Sunday to explore. Check out the full gallery of segments on our blog: https://ctsciencecenter.org/blog_categories/science-sunday/.
Aoife Ryle is a STEM Educator at the Connecticut Science Center. In addition to working with school groups, she works with our Teen Program, Overnights department, and shoots weekly science segments for WFSB. She has a degree in Bioengineering from the University of Maine and has a personal interest in the life sciences and engineering which makes bioengineering a perfect crossover.
Mark Dixon is a meteorologist on WFSB Channel 3 Eyewitness News and a host of the weekly Science Sunday segments with the Connecticut Science Center. He has been nominated for several Emmy awards for weather anchoring and has won awards from the Connecticut Associated Press Broadcaster’s Association and the American Meteorological Society.