Science Saturday – Colorful chromatography
Learn about pigments and diffusion. Experiment with different tree leaves to discover their hidden colors using chromatography. Visitors of all ages are invited to discover solutions to science and engineering challenges. This is a drop-in activity, feel free to join the fun at any time from 1 to 4 p.m. Activities are included in admission and free to members. Use Hagley’s main entrance off Route 141 in Wilmington, Delaware.
River Rangers learn how to gauge the health of our local waterways by observing the variety of critters living in it.
Create “fabric” out of plastic grocery bags and find a new use for it.
Learn about Fibonacci sequences and discover how mathematics is everywhere in nature.
Light moves in predictable ways once you learn about the power of optics
Water wheels and turbines harness the power of water. Build a water wheel that lifts a weight off the ground.