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Program 28: Balloon Bonanza Reboot!

Spring is in the air, so I wanted to revisit a crowd-pleasing program for my crew:  balloon science! With a few simple activities and a pile of balloons, we talked about air pressure, the properties of polymers, centripetal force, friction, AND Newton’s 3rd Law of Motion! Read more >

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Program 23: Summer Fun with Bouncy Balls!

What better way to have some summer fun than playing with polymers and making our very own BOUNCY BALLS! That’s right. With a few easy to find ingredients, our scientists were able to create their very own bouncy balls. Now, our bouncy balls didn’t have quite the “spunk” of the classic bouncy balls you find […] Read more >

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Program 9: Halloween Science

What does ‘Halloween Science’ mean to me? Let’s see…goo, and glow in the dark, and dry ice magic! And that’s exactly what we explored at our October Science Explorers Club program! Before we launched into our projects and experiments, it was important that our scientists understood on a basic level how different items glow in […] Read more >