Dear Science: Hurricanes

We have received so many amazing questions through our Dear Science campaign, including this one from Parker in Enfield. How do hurricanes form? Connecticut was just impacted by Hurricane Henri last weekend. So, how do storms such as these form in the middle of the ocean? For answers to these questions and more watch the full …

Science Sunday: Composting to Celebrate Earth Day

Earth Day is this week so we are celebrating all week long here at the Science Center. Today we are kicking off with a Science Sunday all about composting. What do you think, does organic matter (food scraps) break down the same way in a landfill as they do in a compost? The answer may …

Science Sunday: Spring-time Animals

We brought out 2 of our friends at the Science Center to help give our PSA- Public Science Announcement. It is spring time here in Connecticut which means you may start to see a few more animals on your outdoor adventures. Animals like our friends Ima the Eastern Box Turtle and Alex the Black Rat …

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? …