Science Sunday: Homemade Crystals

We see crystals in many different places in nature. Many of us probably think of rocks as crystals, but did you know that snowflakes are also a form of crystals? So we know crystals are beautiful and come in many different shapes and sizes, but what else can we learn about them? We are exploring …

Science Sunday: STEM In a Box

Science Sunday today is inspired by one of our favorite programs here at the Science Center, STEM In a Box. STEM in a Box is an at-home kit of science activities for kids ages 6-12. Each box comes with all the materials you will need for three weeks of engaging science, plus live interactive online …

Science At Play: Walking Colors

   Materials to Collect 7 Clear plastic cups Tissue paper or paper towels  Water Food coloring (primary colors to start) Try it! Start by taking the cups and putting water in the  cups, (about a ¼ to half full). Put red food coloring in the 1st and 7th cup. Put yellow food coloring in …

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 …