PacSci Perspectives

PacSci Perspectives

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

A Special Open House

Pacific Science Center was honored to support the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games and host over 600 Special Olympics athletes and their families on July 3.

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PacSci DIY: Milk Carton Boat

This time we team up with Pacific Science Center’s Tinker Tank to build a simple milk carton boat as preparation for this year’s Milk Carton Derby.

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Fresh Sheet – June 30, 2018

https://youtu.be/-Ld8krGduY8 Wiggling Pupae This week's pupae shipment from Suriname is already unpacked, pinned and hanging in the emerging window. When Animal Care staff were unpacking this shipment, we noticed a larger than normal amount of "wigglers", or...

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PacSci Perspectives

This is Pacific Science Center’s home for news from under the arches and beyond. Find stories and ideas featuring our exhibits, IMAX theaters, events and programs that bring science to life and ignite curiosity in people of all ages. Find posts from our Wellbody Blog, an extension of Professor Wellbody’s Academy of Heatlh & Wellness, as well as our PacSci Life Blog, that follows all the happenings from our axolotls to our naked mole rats.

Fresh Sheet – November 17, 2018

Fresh Sheet – November 17, 2018

In this week's shipment, we have a nice crop of the Julia Longwing butterfly, one that seems to have gotten its common name from a typo. Sometimes we may see this butterfly listed by the Latin name Dryas julia, but actually its name is Dryas iulia. The "I" and "J"...

Fresh Sheet – November 10, 2018

Fresh Sheet – November 10, 2018

We have Attacus atlas (Atlas Moth) cocoons in this week's pupae shipment from Malaysia. These large, beautiful moths can be quite easy to find resting on a tree branch during the day and they always delight our guests.Have you ever wondered why they're called "Atlas...

 

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