Bring Tinker Tank Into Your Home With Rocket Launchers

PacSci Perspectives At Pacific Science Center, we strongly believe in experimentation to help spark innovation. In our hands-on design space, Tinker Tank, we use a variety of materials to invent, create and experiment. This summer we are tinkering with wind, gravity,...

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...

Camps For Curious Minds: A Summer Experience Worth Repeating

PacSci Perspectives Every summer, Pacific Science Center’s Camps for Curious Minds staff are excited when they see the familiar faces of campers who have joined in our camp programs for years. So what makes Camps for Curious Minds something kids want to return...

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...

Top Tiny Images On Display

PacSci Perspectives Have you ever seen the eye of a honey bee? You will when you view the top 20 finishers in the annual Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition now on display at Pacific Science Center. First place in the annual competition went to Australian...

Exploring The Tides Of Environmental Health

PacSci Perspectives I’ve spent a large portion of my life with my feet in the sand or my head under water. I have always been drawn to the ocean – the smells, sounds, and feel of it; the amazing creatures that call it home. I grew up watching Jacques Cousteau...