STEAM Learning Lab – Mango Lassi

Mango Lassi Yummy for Everyone  Happy Holi! Holi is a Hindu Holiday that celebrates the return of Spring! All over India, and elsewhere, crowds gather to throw brightly colored powder […]

STEAM Learning Lab – Watch A Seed Grow

Watch a Seed GrowAges 2 and up During Springtime we are surrounded by plants beginning to grow. Today, we are going to set up a science lab on our window. […]

STEAM Learning Lab – Pointillism Project

  Pointillism Project Ages 3 and up   During the month of March, the Museum is displaying the art of local artist Durga Ekambaram in a new exhibit called Intriguing […]

STEAM Learning Lab – Painting with Nature

Painting with Nature Ages 3 and up  Impressionist art is named for its ability to capture the artist’s impressions of a scene. In the 19th century, photography was becoming more […]

STEAM Learning Lab – Tasty Constellations

Astronaut Boot Camp! Tasty Constellations Ages 2 and up This tasty snack is a great way to learn about the stars! Constellations provide landmarks in the night sky and can […]

STEAM Learning Lab – Santa Lucia Day

It’s time to start a fun new tradition and have some indoor boat races! This activity Is perfect for the whole family and lets everyone show off their boat building creativity and scientific knowledge.

STEAM Learning Lab – Indoor Boats

It’s time to start a fun new tradition and have some indoor boat races! This activity Is perfect for the whole family and lets everyone show off their boat building creativity and scientific knowledge.

STEAM Learning Lab – DIY Ice Rink

This activity is a great opportunity to head outside in the colder temps. The cookie sheet with water can be placed outside at night when temperatures get below freezing.

STEAM Learning Lab – Pipe Cleaner Corn

Did you know there are over 240 varieties of corn? While we have all seen the plain yellow variety in the grocery store, corn actually comes in a wide range of colors.

STEAM Learning Lab – Leaf Crowns

We can make this fabulous leaf crown as a way to enjoy the fallen leaves that surround us. Children love to collect treasures from the outdoors, and this is a perfect way to display their discoveries.

STEAM Learning Lab – Bath Bomb

These bath bombs may look luxurious but are secretly a great chemistry experiment. Perfect for cold winter days, these bath bombs rely on the interaction between baking soda and lemon juice to make them fizz in your tub.

STEAM Learning Lab -Autumn Leaf Mobile

As the snow begins to fall, now is a great time to enjoy the last autumn leaves. By using wax paper, we can preserve the autumn leaves and make a fun mobile decoration.

ILLUMINATE at Discovery Gateway

We are so excited to be participating in this virtual celebration of light and dark.  This introductory activity is a good way to play with the light from your flashlight.

STEAM Learning Lab – Diwali

Diwali is a Hindu celebration of light. As we continue our celebration of Diwali we are going to be making marigold flowers to decorate.  During Diwali, people use marigolds to decorate because of the color and the scent. The bright smell is believed to help improve mood, and the vibrant color brings good luck.

STEAM Learning Lab – Leaf Dragonflies

Today we are going to use fallen leaves to make art! While our tutorial is going to focus on using leaves to make a dragonfly, different leaf shapes can be used to make a lot of different animals. This activity is great for the whole family because both younger and older children can find it challenging and enjoyable!