In this easy science experiment, Lauren shows us how to extract DNA from a strawberry using common household materials. Connect with curiosity!
Even if you’ve never heard of chromatography, you have probably seen it in action. Chromatography is a process of separating a mixture of chemicals into various parts. It can be used in forensics and for testing food, beverages, and prescription drugs. In this at-home experiment, we use water, markers, and paper towel strips to better… Continue reading
Have you ever seen Elephant Toothpaste? In this at-home chemistry demonstration, we return to a classic. Watch as Lauren uses household items to create a substance that foams, bubbles, and changes temperature. Connect with curiosity!
How much do you about volcanoes? Did you know that the United States and its territories have 169 active volcanoes? Test your knowledge of volcanoes through our Science Savvy Quiz and see how “science savvy” you are. DISCLAIMER This content was filmed before the recent Stay At Home Order, and was done so in a… Continue reading
Have you ever heard a jar “pop” when you first take off its lid? If you have, then you’re familiar with a vacuum seal. Watch as Aric shows how a vacuum seal can form when you heat the contents of a pot, cover it with a lid, and let it cool. Connect with curiosity!
Now is the perfect time to plant potatoes and mint in your garden. They are both quick to grow and are very hearty. Our Supervisor for the Agriscience Component of the Youth Exploring Science Program, Kerry, shows us what we need to know and how easy this is to try at home! Connect with curiosity!
Did you know that you do not need to worry about harvest time when it comes to growing lettuce? You can keep picking it throughout its growing season – which is now! Watch how our Supervisor for the Agriscience Component of the Youth Exploring Science Program, Kerry, tells us all we need to know about… Continue reading
ST. LOUIS, MO.(April 29, 2019) – The Saint Louis Science Center’s Youth Exploring Science (YES) Program is proud to celebrate its 20th graduating class. The program works with teens from communities traditionally underrepresented in science-related career fields throughout their high school years to increase their interest in science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics (STEAM). The… Continue reading
What would you do if you had sixty minutes to introduce yourself to the basics of computer programming? Computer Science Education Week is a worldwide event designed to help answer that very question and educate people on the importance of computer science. 2018’s Computer Science Education Week starts on December 3rd, falling as it does… Continue reading