Density and Shipbuilding

The Connecticut Science Center will host its next MakeFest on Saturday, September 18. In celebration of our state’s history of innovation and ingenuity, we will feature local makers, artisans, and tech whizzes to inspire visitors to build and create with their own hands. This time around, the Amistad will dock for its month-long stay in …

Robots of Tomorrow: An Interview with Dr. Ritu Raman

This summer, I interned with the Connecticut Science Center’s Programs team through the NASA Connecticut Space Grant Consortium. I wanted to use my passion for 3D designing, engineering, and STEM education to give back to the community. While writing a blog post on mechanical engineering and robotics, I came across Dr. Ritu Raman, an assistant …

A GEAR in the Life: Gears and Engineering

One of the most well-known logos for engineering is a set of gears. Do you know what they do, how they work, or how they play into our lives? Today, we are going to dive into quite possibly the most famous mechanical device ever, the gear, and learn about some of the exciting careers that …

STEM Career Connections Spotlight – Young Explorers in Science

We get to work with STEM professionals from Connecticut and beyond through STEM Career Connections programs at the Connecticut Science Center. During these programs, employees from many CT-based companies have informal conversations with students and families, sharing why they’re passionate about their work and building connections that empower and inspire future generations. This year, we …