Humans Of PacSci

PacSci Perspectives Meet Robin Snelling, a recent transplant from Washington D.C., who was inspired to volunteer at Pacific Science Center after trying a Tinker Tank activity at Seattle Design Festival last year. The simple, inexpensive challenge — to design...

Senator Patty Murray Visits

PacSci Perspectives We were honored last week to convene Connected STEM Learning Roundtable with Senator Patty Murray, a gathering hosted by Pacific Science Center and the National Girls Collaborative of more than 50 community leaders, STEM educators and students from...

Teen “Stream” Stars Win Another Envirothon!

PacSci Perspectives Congratulations to the high school students in our Lake Washington Watershed Internship Program (LWWIP). Our two teams, based at the Mercer Slough Environmental Education Center, recently placed first and second in the regional Envirothon Contest....

Math, Fish & The Bering Sea

PacSci Perspectives For marine biologist Dr. Kirstin Holsman, math is as essential as nets, boats, and waterproof boots. Every few years, come May, Holsman joins a team of scientists aboard a small vessel on an annual survey of the Bering Sea, dropping nets at more...

Proton Preschool: Inspiring Our Littlest Learners

PacSci Perspectives At age three, Rick Bresnahan loves many things: pouring liquids to the tippy top of test tubes, experimenting with squishy dough circuits that glow, and singing with Proton Preschool classmates about Herman the Worm. Most of all, he loves his big...
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