Category: updates

Grab & Go Science for Lunch

Special announcement! We have new, FREE grab-and-go science kits being dropped off at all of the Ogden School District Summer Food Service Program sites* today, Thursday, August 6th, some time in the 11-Noon hour. We’ll be heading out to distribute lots of new at-home inquiries and investigations.

Science Saturday – Rocket Science!

Welcome to the Rocket Science themed Science Saturday! As we have our eyes toward the sky trying to glimpse the International Space Station and the Dragon capsule that brought astronauts up on May 30th, or the NEOWISE comet that has been gracing the horizon for the past few days, we are reminded of how awesome…

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…

As Easy As Rocket Science

It’s a bird…’s a plane…’s a….rocket?!?!?!?! Science in the Parks is gearing up for a rocket themed Science Saturday with Ott Planetrium! A rocket is a cylindrical device that harnesses a controlled explosion to propel itself into the atmosphere (and even past Earth’s atmosphere and in to space!). To help you experience the awesomeness of…

Grab-and-Go Science Kits

Today we are going to try a grab-and-go science kit as part of a small demonstration for a local group of kids. Below are instruction videos to use the experiments provided in those kits. Each kit should include: 10 UV beads 1 film canister 2 alka seltzer packets 2 helicopter templates 2 paper clips Instructions: