Adversity and Resilience: the Maya People of Chiapas

The Connecticut Science Center is pleased to feature a piece by our community partners, Deborah Fernandez and Mary Jo Fernandez, who were kind enough to join us for Straight Talk: Maya by Moonlight back in September.  Millions of descendants of the ancient Maya, whose civilization and cities you can explore in the Connecticut Science …

A New Kind of Community Day

Since March, much like the rest of the world, our team at the Connecticut Science Center has been hard at work rethinking how we deliver top-notch programming in service to the community around us. Staff members have developed innovative online learning opportunities. We have updated the way visitors interact with exhibits, and special events have …

How a Classic American Game is Taking a Swing at Data

On any given night between April and September in our capital city, you will hear adults and children alike singing Take Me Out to the Ball Game at the top of their lungs. Going to Dunkin’ Donuts Stadium and watching the Hartford Yard Goats play has become a staple summertime experience for many throughout the …

Planting Michaela’s Garden

Throughout the spring and summer, and even fall, weather permitting, visitors to the Connecticut Science Center explore our rooftop garden. There, we invite them to observe native plants and pollinating insect species, take in impressive views of the Connecticut River, and enjoy and draw inspiration from the blooms in Michaela’s Garden.  Did you know that …