PacSci DIY: Pumpkin-Cano

PacSci Perspectives   Want to know another way to spice up your pumpkin for Halloween while also learning the basics of acid-based reactions? Make a pumpkin-cano! What you’ll need for the experiment: A Jack-O-Lantern A measuring cup Baking Soda (about 2-3...

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...

Miracle Berries Explained

PacSci Perspectives   After the HiHo story on Miracle Berries, Pacific Science Center has been flooded with all kinds of questions about these flavor altering little fruit. https://www.facebook.com/HiHoKids/videos/1950008198548486/   Is it really as amazing as the...

The Interactive Terracotta Warriors

PacSci Perspectives     The terracotta warriors are a wonder — architecturally, scientifically and artistically. Those who have been to Xian say they are breathtaking just to see from a distance. But what if you could see these ancient wonders as they once were, in...

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PacSci Perspectives What do you get when you combine thrilling IMAX movies and amusing STEM-focused demonstrations with energetic science interpreters, electrifying hands-on activities, unbelievable creatures from across the animal kingdom and captivating interactions...
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