Science Sunday: Spring-time Animals

We brought out 2 of our friends at the Science Center to help give our PSA- Public Science Announcement. It is spring time here in Connecticut which means you may start to see a few more animals on your outdoor adventures. Animals like our friends Ima the Eastern Box Turtle and Alex the Black Rat …

Science Sunday: Infrared Technology

We are playing some laser tag this morning, and it’s not just because it is a super fun game. Think about the game for a second, if someone from your own team hits you, your score does not change. If someone from an opposing team hits you, then your score is impacted. How does the …

Science Sunday: Writing with Electricity

Yes, you read the title of this Science Sunday correctly, today we are going to be writing with electricity. How is this possible? We will be using the process of electrolysis to create a chemical reaction using electricity. Still confused on how this all works? Watch the full Science Sunday segment below to learn more. …

Science Sunday: Butterflies

You all know and love our Butterfly Encounter here at the Science Center, so today we are going to explore a little more about the butterflies that call the Science Center home. Each pair of butterfly wings are unique in color, complexity and size. Watch the full video below to see exactly what we mean …

Science Sunday: How Daylight Savings Works

Happy Monday everyone! Are you feeling a little extra tired on this Monday morning? That’s probably because we sprung forward over the weekend. Daylight savings time was this past weekend, so you may notice a lot more daylight for a lot longer in the afternoon. How does daylight savings time work? Does it affect the …

Science Sunday: Learning About Fossils

Our brand new traveling exhibit, Dinosaurs Around the World, opened this past weekend here at the Connecticut Science Center. Dinosaurs lived millions of years ago, way before the first humans ever walked the Earth. So, how do we know so much about these creatures? Scientists and researchers have discovered and analyzed fossils found all around …

Science Sunday: Fossils

We were inspired by our new traveling exhibit, Dinosaurs Around the World for this Science Sunday. Opening this weekend, March 6, 12 animatronic dinosaurs will be taking over the Science Center. How have we been able to learn so much about these amazing creatures that lived millions of years before the first humans walked the …

Science Sunday: Forensic Mystery

We are celebrating the opening of our brand new permanent exhibition, Genome in Me, with a very special Science Sunday. We need your help to solve a forensics mystery- with genetics. We came in and found all of our cookies at the Science Center had been stolen, so let’s find out who stole them. Genome …