A Day In The Life Of A Science Superhero

PacSci Perspectives   I had just finished the last lesson for the day about engineering about gears, when Sam, another Science On Wheels educator, pulled me aside. Sam, Alec, and I were visiting a school in Okanogan, Washington with our Engineering Van, and it was my...

Total Solar Eclipse: What You Need To Know And How You Can View It

PacSci Perspectives   On August 21, 2017, people across the United States will be able to witness a truly astounding celestial event: a total eclipse of the Sun. The path of the eclipse will traverse the country starting at the Oregon coast and extending to the coast...

Engineering T Cells To Kill Cancer

PacSci Perspectives   “I’m so, so sorry. The results are back, and we’re going to need you to come in so we can discuss your options,” the woman on the phone said to me. Everything became fuzzy. My eyes filled with tears. My knees gave out. I...

A Learning Experiment

PacSci Perspectives Pacific Science Center’s Tinker Tank is one of our most popular attractions. Our guests just love to come in and build all sorts of stuff. Rube Goldberg-style creations, air-powered rockets, small creations that fly in our vertical wind...
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