Volunteer Spotlight: Maria Viitaniemi

PacSci Perspectives   “I tell them to trust physics,” says Maria Viitaniemi, a volunteer at Pacific Science Center, when discussing her favorite interactions at the high rail bike. “A lot of people find it scary to ride a bike suspended 30 feet from...

Meet Ed Rittenhouse, Tinker Tank Volunteer

PacSci Perspectives Volunteering at Pacific Science Center is not just a fulfilling experience; volunteers provide essential support to all areas of the Science Center’s operations. More recently, we’ve expanded both our offerings and footprint for our...

Laura Schlenke: Global Health And Uganda

PacSci Perspectives In the summer of 2011, Laura Schlenke (a former Pacific Science Center fellow), and a team of graduate school researchers ventured to Uganda, with the hopes of introducing a portable ultrasound machine to a community lacking in advanced medical...

Humans Of PacSci

PacSci Perspectives Meet Robin Snelling, a recent transplant from Washington D.C., who was inspired to volunteer at Pacific Science Center after trying a Tinker Tank activity at Seattle Design Festival last year. The simple, inexpensive challenge — to design...
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