Science Sunday: Upcycling

We hear the word upcycling being used a lot, but what exactly does it mean? Upcycled simply means taking materials that have already gone through their intended purpose and trying to find a new use for them. A very common material that gets upcycled is cardboard- with all of the deliveries we get, especially around …

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 Sunday: Sand Drag

We were inspired by the opening of the newest traveling exhibition, Mummies of the World: The Exhibition for this edition of Science Sunday. As many of us have probably seen (whether in pictures or in person) the massive pyramids built by the ancient Egyptians. Many times mummies, just like the ones seen in this exhibition …

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 …