Category: updates

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:

Summer 2020

As you can surely appreciate, we’ve made the decision, along with Arts in the Parks, to provide alternative programming for the summer. Instead of planning a tour to visit hundreds of you congregating in our local neighborhood parks, we’ll come up with things we can share for you to do at home.


We’ve wound down another summer tour, and as things are being scrubbed, parked, and shelved, I’m reminded that this isn’t only about the kids who come to the program. It’s also about the people who work and volunteer here. Many of the people who host science each summer are working on degrees, and many of…

playing in the dirt

As I was walking through the scene at the park today, I overheard a mom telling her kids, “You could go play in the dirt over there.” I made an internal note of that. When and where else do you hear a mom telling her kids to go play in the dirt? In this case,…

2019 Summer Parks Tour

We’re looking forward another summer of science outside in Ogden City Parks! Here’s our schedule for 2019, 11:30a-1:00p at each of the following: June 10-14: Lorin Farr Park (769 Canyon Road) June 17-21: Monroe Park (850 E 30th Street) June 24-28: Lester Park (663 E 24th Street) July 1-3: Mt. Ogden Park (3144 Taylor Avenue)…