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.

Interview with Elphaba, Queen of the Naked Mole Rats

Interview with Elphaba, Queen of the Naked Mole Rats

Recent StoriesInterview with Elphaba, Queen of the Naked Mole Rats by Queen Elphaba | June 9, 2020 The naked mole rat reigns supreme at PacSci, fascinating our guests for decades and stumping researchers for even longer. We are proud to introduce you to Elphaba, Queen...

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Dangerous Products

Dangerous Products

In this PacSci Podcast, we look at products throughout history that killed, injured and poisoned, and the marketing campaigns that went along with them.

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The Science and Art of Scents

The Science and Art of Scents

Read about the experiences of a Discovery Corps member completing an internship with Molly Ray Fragrances, learning about the science behind scents, and helping to develop a Girls Night Out program.

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Weather or Climate?

Weather or Climate?

Veteran meteorologist Jeff Renner explains the difference between weather and climate and just why changes in the latter are critical to all of us.

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Meet An African-American Woman “Pathmaker”

Meet An African-American Woman “Pathmaker”

Recent Stories At Pacific Science Center we believe that science needs diversity. We prioritize inclusion, diversity, equity and access in order to strengthen our organization and our community. And there is no greater champion of that than Adriane Brown who chairs...

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The Importance Of Friendship

The Importance Of Friendship

On February 11 PacSci’s Science In The City will explore relationships that research now indicates may be as important to your health as diet and exercise.

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Drip, Drip, Drip

Drip, Drip, Drip

There’s something new inside PacSci’s Building 4. It’s an interactive sculpture that combines visual components with sound in surprising ways.

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Alternative Mythologies

Alternative Mythologies

A new augmented reality exhibition is a thought experiment about evolution that introduces our guests to some amazing creatures.

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Laser Dome Lights Up December

Laser Dome Lights Up December

PacSci’s laser dome lights up December with extra shows to brighten your holidays and new this year: Artist Choice Laser Performances every Saturday night.

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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.

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...

Five Ways to Supercharge Your Winter with STEM Learning

          With winter break around the corner, you might be looking for some ways to bring STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) learning out of the classroom and into your child's daily life. Below is a list of five fun ways to...

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...

Seattle Storm and Pacific Science Center Partner to Ignite Curiosity

Seattle Storm and Pacific Science Center Partner to Ignite Curiosity

PacSci named as Storm's first Official Science Partner SEATTLE – The Seattle Storm and Pacific Science Center (PacSci) today announced a new partnership between the four-time Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) Champions and the nonprofit science...