Science Sunday: Experimenting with Candy

Halloween is right around the corner. It is only fitting that we do a couple of experiments using candy. Here is what you will see when you watch this episode of Science Sunday: Skittles and M&M Experiment: For this experiment, line up Skittles or M&Ms on a plate in any pattern you would like. Then …

Science Sunday: Mazes & Brain Games

This past weekend, we opened our brand-new traveling exhibit, Mazes & Brain Games, at the Connecticut Science Center. To mark the occasion, we decided to share with you some fun activities to show how your brain can be tricked with your own vision.  Our first test uses an old whirligig fidget toy with a different …

Science Sunday: Learning About Pendulums

Note: As you watch this edition of Science Sunday, we encourage you to follow along and let us know what you discover using your homemade pendulum.   Pendulums are important in our everyday lives. They are used for timing, playground swings, a metronome in music, a wrecking ball and so much more. Now, you might have …

Science Sunday: Why Invisible Gases Can Be So Dangerous

We are suiting up with protective gear for this latest edition of Science Sunday: gloves, lab coats and, of course, goggles. Why? Because today we are working with invisible gases to show how they can be so dangerous, and why — especially firefighters — warn us about the dangers of gas leaks. First, we used …