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. …

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 …

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 …

Science At Play: Gardening from Food Scraps

Have you ever wanted to grow your own vegetables, but been unsure of where to start? This guide will give you some ways to reuse your kitchen scraps to grow your own vegetables at home! It is a great way to repurpose produce that might be wilting or starting to sprout – those fruits and …