PacSci DIY: Ocean Acidification In A Cup

PacSci Perspectives   Create your own example of carbon-dioxide rich atmosphere in a cup and watch the reaction of the water beneath it. Does the water change color? Does it bubble? Does it stay still? This PacSci DIY demonstrates how the ocean atmosphere interacts...

PacSci DIY: Camps Edition Squishy Circuits

PacSci Perspectives   With Mid-Winter Break, Spring Break, and Summer Camps just around the corner, here is a sneak peek of one of the many fun camp activities you can expect your camper to take part in. Materials You Will Need for Squishy Circuits: Play Dough Battery...

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...
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