Science Sunday: Fun with Bubbles

We are taking Science Sunday outside this weekend to experiment with some bubbles. The Connecticut Science Center puts a special ingredient in our bubble solution that makes it work so well. Do you know what it is? Watch the full Science Sunday segment below to learn more, plus see us make a GIANT bubble. We …

Science Sunday: Experimenting with Physics to Make Art

Have you ever gone around a corner in a car or on a roller coaster and felt yourself being pushed towards the corner? Have you ever spun your arm around in a circle and felt it pulling away from you? What causes these forces? What are these forces called? Today we will demonstrate how these …

Make it Grow Spotlight: Keney Park Sustainability Project and the Urban Ecology Wellness Center

On a sunny, sweltering day back in May, the Connecticut Science Center hosted its second installment of MakeFest, Make it Grow, presented by Stanley Black & Decker in partnership with the Connecticut Master Gardener Association (CMGA). The Science Center team welcomed nearly 700 visitors on-site to engage safely with community partners, dig in, get their …

Science Sunday: Science Behind Sparklers

Did you know that traditional sparklers can burn at up to 3000 Degrees Fahrenheit? 3000 Degrees! Now that’s HOT. This makes it very important to be careful with them and closely supervise children who play with them. How do these sparklers get to such high temperatures? What does it mean that sparklers are made of …