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.


Some of our background noises are quieter these days. What are you hearing? What can you start to notice at different times of day or in different places? Here’s an example of some of us listening to birdsongs.

looking up and beyond

As the weather gets nicer, it’s not only great for going out in the day, but also for going outside at night. There’s a lot of great science happening both during light and dark hours. In fact, observing dark skies is a scientific study all by itself! Sometimes we take it for granted, but the…

Earthquakes and phonebooks #randomactofscience

Sometimes you get to try a science experiment at home by collecting different household items, putting them together in unique ways and watching science happen (Check out the hot chocolate experiment for more details). Sometimes science takes you by surprise, all you have to do is sit there and watch it happen. This morning the…