You might remember from our last GROW blog post that the GROW team is hosting a teen from the Youth Exploring Science (YES) program over the summer. That would be me! My name is Christopher, and I’m going to be helping around the GROW gallery (mostly at the greenhouse) as well as writing blog posts… Continue reading
Have you ever visited the GROW gallery and wondered, “When will the aquaponics greenhouse ever be open?!” Well, you’re in luck! Thanks to safety improvements made by our exhibits department, the greenhouse is now open for self-guided exploration during the Science Center’s normal operating hours. We were able to creatively reuse material from the recently… Continue reading
Support science for our future. Make a gift to the Science Center’s Annual Fund or Youth Exploring Science Program today to help power connections to STEAM through efforts like these. In a typical year, the Saint Louis Science Center’s Education team can interact with thousands of people—through field trips, on- and off-site education programs,… Continue reading
Support science for our future. Make a gift to the Youth Exploring Science Program today to help power connections to STEAM through efforts like these. In January of 2021, after nearly a year of all-digital programming brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic, the Science Center’s Youth Exploring Science (YES) Program returned for more in-person learning… Continue reading
Support science for our future. Make a gift to the Science Center’s Youth Exploring Science Program today to help power connections to STEAM through efforts like these. Educating during a pandemic is an issue many teachers have been tasked with solving over these past months. In the age of COVID-19, schools across the globe must… Continue reading
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!