Science Sunday: How Suction Cups Work

Welcome back to another edition of Science Sunday. We are talking suction cups on this segment today. Most everyone has probably had some experience with suction cups, so we thought we would explain a little bit of how they work. There is no glue or adhesive that helps it to stick to surfaces, so how …

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 …