PacSci Blog

PacSci Blog

PacSci Blog is where you can discover stories from Pacific Science Center. Learn what’s happening under the arches and beyond.

Create and Innovate with Tinker Tank Makerspace

Create and Innovate with Tinker Tank Makerspace

During the third week of May, it is National Week of Making where we honor makers and their innovations. We wanted to highlight our own makerspace, Tinker Tank and its renewal this July! Hear from our Tinker Tank Supervisor Caitlin McQuinn on the exhibit, what...

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Become a Community Scientist

Become a Community Scientist

PacSci is all about inspiring curious minds from all backgrounds to engage with science. In honor of this commitment, we are looking forward to participating in Global Citizen Science Month. This celebration takes place every year during the month of April and focuses...

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Recognize Brilliant STEM Minds this Black History Month

Recognize Brilliant STEM Minds this Black History Month

Join us this Black History Month in recognizing brilliant STEM minds and their ongoing contributions and impacts to everyday life by: Exploring virtual resources for celebrating Black scientists, engineers, and innovators, past, present, and future Discovering...

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Why Teachers Want Virtual Field Trips to Stay

Why Teachers Want Virtual Field Trips to Stay

Blog first published on American Alliance of Museums website. On a virtual field trip, students search their screens for signs of movement as they try to spot the elusive macroinvertebrates lurking in a pond water sample. A grid appears over the screen with the...

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5 Ways to Make STEM Learning Interactive

5 Ways to Make STEM Learning Interactive

There's more than meets the eye when it comes to STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) learning. While these subjects might seem more intimidating than others, they impart valuable knowledge to help students for years to come. To help students embrace STEM...

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Together We Believe Curiosity Knows No Bounds

Together We Believe Curiosity Knows No Bounds

Woodland Park Zoo Animals Visit Pacific Science Center - Learn About Free Teacher and Educator Resources BelowSEATTLE, WA (September 28, 2021) - Together we believe curioisty knows no bounds. From the birds who fly, to porcupines (and people) observing the sky,...

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Update on PacSci’s Living Exhibits

Update on PacSci’s Living Exhibits

The animals in our Living Exhibits are one of the many highlights of a PacSci visit. From seeing new butterflies emerge from their chrysalis to learning about our Naked Mole Rat colony, each visit is filled with curiosity, wonder and newfound knowledge. However, the...

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Celebrating Betty’s Impact

Celebrating Betty’s Impact

Recent Stories Longtime Pacific Science Center supporter and emerita Board Member Elisabeth “Betty” Bottler left us on August 13, 2020 after 95 years. PacSci honors and remembers Betty for her...

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Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter

Recent StoriesBlack Lives Matter by PacSci staff | June 12, 2020We are anti-racist. We have created space for our colleagues and community to participate in today's statewide day of action in support of Black Lives Matter. Pacific Science Center stands with those who...

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PacSci Blog

PacSci Blog is where you can discover stories from Pacific Science Center. Learn what’s happening under the arches and beyond.

Create and Innovate with Tinker Tank Makerspace

Create and Innovate with Tinker Tank Makerspace

During the third week of May, it is National Week of Making where we honor makers and their innovations. We wanted to highlight our own makerspace, Tinker Tank and its renewal this July! Hear from our Tinker Tank Supervisor Caitlin McQuinn on the exhibit, what...

Become a Community Scientist

Become a Community Scientist

PacSci is all about inspiring curious minds from all backgrounds to engage with science. In honor of this commitment, we are looking forward to participating in Global Citizen Science Month. This celebration takes place every year during the month of April and focuses...

4 Research-Backed Ways Educators can Support Girls’ Interest in STEM

4 Research-Backed Ways Educators can Support Girls’ Interest in STEM

For the many achievements in women’s equality in STEM professions, we still have a long way to go. Children internalize stereotypes about who is good at and interested in STEM fields at an early age, and these stereotypes may influence their decision-making around...

Recognize Brilliant STEM Minds this Black History Month

Recognize Brilliant STEM Minds this Black History Month

Join us this Black History Month in recognizing brilliant STEM minds and their ongoing contributions and impacts to everyday life by: Exploring virtual resources for celebrating Black scientists, engineers, and innovators, past, present, and future Discovering...