Volunteer Spotlight: James Lin

PacSci Perspectives   Volunteers are an essential part of wonderful guest experiences at Pacific Science Center. Meet James Lin, an electrical engineer on the Surface team at Microsoft who applies his talents in our Tinker Tank. 1. How long have you been volunteering...

PacSci DIY: “Mini Lightsabers”

PacSci Perspectives   If you, like millions of us, are excited about the latest chapter in the Star Wars saga now playing in our Boeing IMAX Theater, then this PacSci DIY is for you. You’ll need: copper tape (aka slug tape) LED lights coin cell battery wooden...

PacSci DIY: Fake Snow

PacSci Perspectives   There’s no business like “snow” business in this month’s new episode of PacSci DIY! Make your own fake snow and learn more about Sodium Polyacrylate. What you’ll need for this experiment: 1-2 cups of water 1-2 cups...

PacSci DIY: Fall Slime

PacSci Perspectives   Take your fall celebrations to a whole new level with this easy-to-make recipe for fall slime. Here are the ingredients you will need: 2 mixing bowls ¾ tsp of Borax detergent (you can get at any store) 2 cups of white school glue 3 cups of warm...

PacSci DIY: Pumpkin-Cano

PacSci Perspectives   Want to know another way to spice up your pumpkin for Halloween while also learning the basics of acid-based reactions? Make a pumpkin-cano! What you’ll need for the experiment: A Jack-O-Lantern A measuring cup Baking Soda (about 2-3...
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