Author: Adam Johnston

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color changes

While we’re hosting Science it the Parks each summer, we also spend some time looking at future activities.  Just yesterday afternoon, the staff were making sure that the bottles of soda (orange, grape, strawberry, and pineapple Fanta) were drunk as quickly as possible so that we could use the empty bottles for new sound experiments.  This…

rain

This is our 9th year hosting Science in the Parks, and we have yet to cancel a day.  This morning as we were getting ready, I was checking the weather radar and scanning the horizon and thinking that today might be that day.  A little rain doesn’t hurt, but it’s our standing policy that if…

Fun with Big Budah

As we’re starting our first week of the program, we’ve gotten good publicity to kick off the summer. Big Budah and “Good Day Utah” from Fox13 (KSTU) profiled Science in the Parks and Arts in the Parks yesterday. In case you weren’t up to see it, or you’d like to see a few clips again, here are…

Anticipation

This is a time of year when I lose sleep. Will we have enough volunteers? (Yes, we would love to have you help if you’re interested!)  Will all of the stuff be ready?  Did we remember to load the trailer?  Are the tents and tables repaired from last year?  Do we have enough bubble solution…