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 …

It’s Raining Cats and…Frogs?

Of the many crazy, weird weather phenomena, my favorite has to be the accounts of unexpected objects and animals raining from the sky. Frogs have been reported falling from the sky in Kansas City in 1873, and then again in Serbia in 2005. In 1947 in Louisiana, it rained fish. Fish also fell out of …

Science At Play: DIY Barometer

If you watched our Lunch Bunch: Science of Weather Facebook Live today, Aoife showed a few different weather tools you can make at home. Here, a few of our Teen Innovation Ambassadors will show you another weather tool you can make at home- a barometer. Teen Innovation at the Connecticut Science Center provides youth, primarily …

Science Sunday: Cloud in a Bottle

We were inspired today by some of our favorite meteorologists for a weather themed science experiment. Today, we are going to make a cloud inside of a bottle. For this activity, you need just a few simple supplies, so we encourage you to try this along with us at home. Follow along by watching the …