The Importance Of Citizen Science

PacSci Perspectives   Since Pacific Science Center began in 1962, we have been involved with many projects that included ordinary citizens helping to research or better understand certain subjects. Our guests have helped us track residents of our Tropical Butterfly...

Fresh Sheet – October 7, 2017

PacSci Perspectives   In this week’s pupae shipment from El Salvador, we have a species that we’ve never seen before: Perrhybris pyrrha. As a result, we don’t have any photographs to show of this species. However, the Christine Reiman Gardens at Iowa...

You Can Be A Citizen Scientist In Our Tropical Butterfly House

PacSci Perspectives   Cit-i-zen Sci-ence: (noun) the collection and analysis of data relating to the natural world by members of the general public, typically as part of a collaborative project with professional scientists. Even though the Living Exhibits Department...

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...
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