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…

fountains of science

Really, we do suggest to kids that they should step back and sit on the grass when we get ready for a demonstration. But sometimes they just can’t hold back.

Paper Rockets

Learn how to build a paper rocket launcher and paper rockets at home. Paper Rocket Launcher Paper Rockets Template Paper Rocket Tutorial Part 1 Paper Rocket Tutorial Part 2

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…

2015 Summer Schedule

Our tour is back for the summer of 2015! Here’s the list of dates and parks that we’ll be at from 11:30-1:00, Monday through Friday, offering free, playful science for families to engage with: June 8-12, 2015 at Lorin Farr Park (769 Canyon Road, Ogden) June 15-19, 2015 at 4th Street Park  (502 Wall Avenue, Ogden)…