Science Sunday: Experimenting with a Centrifuge

Have you ever seen a centrifuge in a TV show or movie? One of those very expensive looking pieces of equipment in a lab that always seems to have a use when solving a crime or testing an experiment. How exactly does this piece of technology work and is it possible to build your own …

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 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.  …

Does Turkey Really Make You Sleepy?

With Thanksgiving approaching, my mind often thinks of all the mouthwatering food I soon will consume. If you are like me, you probably find yourself stuffed and tired after dinner. Turkey often gets the blame for why you start to become drowsy, but why do we blame the turkey?  You may have heard that turkey …

Science At Play: Spooky Glowing Science

Halloween is tomorrow, can you tell we are excited? Halloween is great because there are so many spooky experiments you can try at home to get in the spirit- including these spooky glowing experiments. Can you think of something that glows under blacklight? We have just a few you can find around your house- some …

Science At Play: Make Your Own Crystals

If you have ever seen a geode, you will marvel at the beauty inside the seemingly plain exterior. Geodes are empty rocks filled with crystals and today, one of Teen Innovation Ambassadors is going to show you how to create your own crystals at home. Follow along and you can have your very own crystal …