Science At Play: Seed Balls

Happy Earth Day! Earth Day is definitely one of our favorite holidays around here at the Science Center, and we love sharing ways you can celebrate at home. It was a little chilly here in Connecticut this morning, but warmer weather is coming, which means beautiful flowers will be popping up all across our state. …

Spring Scavenger Hunt

The weather is finally starting to warm up and it is the perfect time to get outdoors and watch the landscape change from winter to spring! Here are some interesting things to keep an eye out for next time you go for a walk! Flowers: The flowers are starting to come up! Look for some …

Dear Science: Why Does Yeast Rise?

We have received so many amazing questions through our Dear Science campaign, including this one from Oli, age 10. Why does yeast rise? You might know that yeast is used a lot in baking, especially in baking bread. There is something very special about yeast that causes it to rise, do you know what that special …

Science At Play: Color Mixing

 Materials to Collect Various colors of paint or food coloring A jar to mix in Different colored lights, or lights with colored filters over them Try it! Mix your paints or food colorings together in your jar In a dark room, shine your colored lights at a white background. Overlap the lights and see …