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 …

Predicting the Weather

We have all watched the weather on the news, but do you know everything that goes into creating that forecast? Complex scientific models, changing variables, and technology are just some of what impacts accurate predictions of weather. Some of our Teen Innovation Students sat down with Mark Dixon of Channel 3 Eyewitness News to talk …

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 …