The Next 100: Diversity In National Parks

PacSci Perspectives Last summer, Glenn Nelson’s op-ed in The New York Times, “Why Are Our Parks So White?” started a lively national conversation about diversifying the national parks. Nelson, a former NBA sports columnist and Seattle-based...

Festival Spotlight: Stan McNaughton, Event Co-Chair

PacSci Perspectives As a teenage busboy, Stan McNaughton kept his ears open as he cleared tables and scraped plates at Pacific Science Center events, enthralled by speakers who discussed cutting-edge science. He was especially thrilled by Senator Henry...

Paws-On Science + CO2 = Cool Third-Grade Science Project

PacSci Perspectives With about a week until her school science fair, nine-year-old Penelope was stumped. She wracked her brain, but couldn’t think of a good project to enter in the science fair. Then, she and her mom attended Paws-On Science: Husky Weekend, an...

Sisters Soar To Stratosphere, Land At White House

PacSci Perspectives Go backpacking. Raise chickens. Or make a weather balloon. Those were the ideas Seattle sisters Kimberly and Rebecca Yeung came up with last summer when their parents gave them a mission to find a family activity that involved project management....

IMAX Movies: Inspiring Generations

PacSci Perspectives As children, Ben Wong and his siblings were over the moon whenever their dad took them to Pacific Science Center’s IMAX® Theater. “No easy feat to wrangle five energetic kids,” Wong says, “But we were enchanted, watching...
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