Author: Adam Johnston

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Grab-and-Go Science Make-up!

We may have missed some of you during our Thursday grab-and-go sessions, so we’ll come back tomorrow: Friday, July 17th, from 11:00-Noon at Bonneville Elementary (490 Gramercy Ave) with extra science kits to hand out. And, remember that we’ll do launch demonstrations with Ott Planetarium on Saturday (July 18th). Live, virtually viewable rocket launch demonstrations will…

Raisins in Soda

For some people in my family, there’s no good use for a raisin. I happen to disagree. I love them mixed in with nuts and candies, and I also discovered that they make for a great science investigation. When someone set aside all of their raisins, I decided to take video of what happens when…

ice melting

We’ve done a few investigations just watching ice melt. By taking some video and speeding it up, you get to see the whole process in just a few seconds.

yard aliens

When we’re in the parks, we often find that there are great critters to look at hiding in the grass or in the bark of trees. It’s great that on See It! days we have lenses and microscopes to see these crawling things up close. Lately, since we’re not in parks, I’ve been paying more…

sunshine spots

It was a nice morning, and I thought it would be a good choice for me to sit in my backyard and read a book. But it’s easy for me to get distracted, and soon I was really interested in a spot of light that was on my chair: I wondered what made this spot…