PacSci Podcast: Tech Creations Workshop with Tinker Tank

PacSci Perspectives   Tech Creations is a workshop series for grades 6-8 that focuses on problem solving with real world issues and current technology. Our newest series is about detecting earthquakes. Learn more in this quick PacSci Podcast then check it out here....

Generations of Curiosity: How Grandpa Joe’s Curiosity Ignited Mine

PacSci Perspectives   My Grandpa Joe and I were born at very different times, under very different circumstances, and on opposite sides of the country. We, nonetheless, shared at least one important trait: the desire to learn by experimenting. Grandpa Joe asked and...

FrankenToys

PacSci Perspectives   On October 28-29, 2017 Pacific Science Center’s Tinker Tank becomes the Island of Misfit Toys. Our guests and staff will reanimate old toys and electronic gadgets to create something new. Will these workshops make you want to shout...

PacSci DIY: Elephant Toothpaste

PacSci Perspectives   Want a tip for a party trick or try an experiment at home with your kids? Try this quick and easy science experiment, Elephant Toothpaste. Here’s what you’ll need for the experiment: 16oz. soda or water bottle (clean) ½ c. 20 volume...
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