Create the cutest pet rocks with your kids! Perfect for fun garden decor or to just have as a little friend to have around your home! *Free with admission to museum
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 […]
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 […]
If you’ve ever pulled or squeezed a spring, or stretched a rubber band, you felt the tension as the object was about to bounce back to its shape before you pulled or squeezed it. That tension is stored energy, or potential energy. Once you let go, that energy is released and turns into kinetic energy.
Today we are exploring planets, moons and gravity! It’s not just the planets and stars that have gravitational pull! Everything in the universe, even you, has a pull just their own gravitational pull! Amplify that pull and learn about gravity and orbits with this silly game.
One of the unique features of cacti is that they don’t need frequent watering. For Mother’s Day, we are going to “plant” some rock cacti that don’t need any water at all! These planters make a great gift for the mothers, grandmas and aunts in our lives, or a fun display for anyone.
Join us in the STEAM Lab for science-focused experiences!
Join us in the STEAM Lab for art focused experiences!