Science At Play: Confetti Launchers

Happy New Year! This New Year’s Eve is probably going to look different for a lot of us, but there are still a lot of fun ways you can celebrate at home. What is a New Year’s celebration with out confetti launchers? Plus, it is so much more fun when you make the launchers yourself …

Science At Play: Column Contest

We have a contest you can try with anyone in your family over the holidays. Grab a piece of paper, some tape and a few heavy books. Then, challenge your family to see who can create the strongest column out of a single piece of paper. Watch below to see who created the stronger column- …

Science Sunday: How Batteries Work

We are bringing you an activity today you can try at home… and maybe something similar to what you will find in our STEM in a Box. Today, we are making a battery out of a lemon, yeah you heard us right- a lemon. Through this activity we will also learn just how batteries work. …

Science Sunday: Homemade Calorimeter

So we have all heard of calories, right? They are a measurement almost everyone uses to determine how healthy a food item is. What exactly is a calorie though? Explore that and how you can find the calories of your favorite foods right at home. Keep watching to learn more. S Materials to Collect Empty …

Science At Play: Testing Vinegar

What do ketchup, lemon juice and vinegar have in common? They all can be used as cleaners for objects in our everyday lives. All three of these kitchen staples are acidic which means they can be used to clean objects such as coins. Which do you think will work best? Alex from our Teen Innovations …

Science At Play: Friction Rice

We are just full of tricks this week- and today it is time for another one. It only takes a few materials- and a little science- to completely amaze and stump your friends and family. Friction rice is a great activity for anyone in the family, and is very simple to set up. Keep watching …

Science At Play: Smell & Taste

Does your sense of taste and smell based on if you can see the food or not? That is exactly what some of our teens from the Teen Innovations program are testing out today. They are testing out three different fruits, how does the smell and taste differ when one of the participants is blindfolded? …

Science At Play: Sound Science

Sound is all around us, but what exactly is it? Simply, sound is just vibrations in the air. There are so many fun activities you can try to experiment with sound, so we are here to show you just a few of them. Go ahead, grab you materials and follow along with us below.  …