Grow Some Rock Candy

Grow Some Rock Candy Ages 4 and up with adult help   The kitchen is a great place to practice your science skills, including this tasty experiment to learn about chemistry! In order to make rock candy, we need to grow sugar crystals from a supersaturated solution. A supersaturated solution means there is more sugar […]

Week of the Young Child with PNC Grow up Great

          Week of the Young Child: Tasty Tuesday with PNC Grow up Great.  Fun for young children and their caregivers This week, The Museum is celebrating early childhood education with NAEYC’s Week of the Young Child. We will have activities on the blog, and in the museum, all week that will […]

Make a Mini Book

Make a Mini Book Ages 5 and up  To celebrate the PBS Kids Writers Contest, we are going to be making our own mini-journals. The theme of the writing contest this year is the great outdoors, and what better way to capture your stories and pictures about nature than this tiny journal. It is perfect […]

Creating a Rock Collection

        Creating a rock collection  Ages 3 and up Have you seen our amazing exhibit, Curate Your Community? It features collections of natural materials from local artist Andy White. Today, we are going to be working on our collections.  Rock collecting can be a great hobby because it does not require a […]

Sound Scavenger Hunt

                Sound Scavenger Hunt Ages 6 and up    It is almost time for another Concert from the Couch! We are so excited to welcome back Your Song, My Song for another fabulous concert on April 9 at 6:30 pm on the Discovery Gateway Facebook Page. Before the […]

Eggshell Chalk

  Eggshell chalk  Ages 5 and up   Now is the time of year when a lot of us have some leftover eggshells. Don’t throw them away-recycle them into some beautiful chalk instead. By using some simple materials from your kitchen, you will have all the tools you need to make a sidewalk masterpiece.  Materials […]