Women Leading Change: Celebrating the Petit Family Foundation Women in Science Leadership Award

At our recent Virtual Gala: Thank You Science, we recognized the outstanding individuals and organizations who are active in their communities, inspiring lifelong learning and making a difference.  The 2021 Petit Family Foundation Women in Science Leadership Award honorees and finalists were announced and we wanted to take this opportunity to highlight their work. You will …

Robots of Tomorrow: An Interview with Dr. Ritu Raman

This summer, I interned with the Connecticut Science Center’s Programs team through the NASA Connecticut Space Grant Consortium. I wanted to use my passion for 3D designing, engineering, and STEM education to give back to the community. While writing a blog post on mechanical engineering and robotics, I came across Dr. Ritu Raman, an assistant …

Science At Play: Make Your Own DoodleBot

Materials to Collect Cup  Markers  Tape/Hot Glue  DC Hobby motor 1 x AA Battery Holder   AA battery Sheet of Paper Wirecutters  Build Your Own Gather all of your materials. Some things like the DC motor and the battery holder can be recycled form toys that no longer work. If you do not have one readily …