Science At Play: Fun Sensory Play Recipes

It is definitely fun to get messy and play with squishy, moldable sensory items like doughs and slime. The two we have to share with you today are some of the simplest to make and provide hours of enjoyment for all ages. Plus, they can be stored in airtight containers and reused again later! Cloud …

Science At Play: Coding at Home

Sitting down in front of a computer to embark on your first coding adventure can sound like the beginning of an epic journey to some; to others it’s a terrifying leap into the unknown. I am here to tell you that it’s both. Learning to code is a lot like learning to cook. Sometimes you …

Science Sunday: Diet Coke and Mentos

 Materials to Collect Unopened diet coke Mentos (any flavor) An outdoor space Old clothes  Try it! Place your new bottle of diet coke in a place you don’t mind soaking in diet coke.  Take the cap off the bottle and drop some mentos in.  Get out of the way! What is the Science?  That …

Science At Play: Strawberry DNA

Materials to Collect Strawberries (fresh or frozen) Resealable sandwich bag Dish soap Water Salt Measuring spoons Cold rubbing alcohol (91% isopropyl alcohol from the drugstore works great) 8-10 oz. clear plastic cup (or any drinking glass) Coffee filter and rubber band OR fine mesh strainer Measuring cup Paper Clip Small cup with a spout to …