Science Sunday: Playing the Theremin

Welcome back to another edition of Science Sunday. Okay, you might notice that we look a little different today than we normally do- and that is because we are getting ready for our annual Spooktacular Science Weekend– happening next weekend, October 23-24. Now that we have that settled, let’s get into the science for today- …

Science Sunday: Applesauce Oobleck

If you are a fan of the Science Center, then you may have heard us talk about oobleck before. Oobleck is a favorite of ours, there are so many different ways to make it. Now, oobleck is also unique as it acts like a solid sometimes and a liquid other times, we call this a …

Science Sunday: The Science Behind Geiger Counters

We are talking about the science behind… Geiger counters… Okay, while the name might seem a bit unfamiliar, the sound is something you have probably heard in some of your favorite science fiction movies. Geiger counters measure radiation, and today we are going to test out some different materials to see if we can find …

Science Sunday: Experimenting with a String Slinger

What is a string slinger? Something you can only find here at the Connecticut Science Center of course! Today on Science Sunday, we are going to show you how this interesting gadget, fully designed and built by our STEM Educators here at the Science Center can be used to make a string appear to defy …