In collaboration with Longwood Gardens’ Community Read, visitors will dive into the science of how gardens can effect our health.
Spend a tasty afternoon learning about the chemical properties of the items you may have in your kitchen. Make tie-dye milk art to take home!
Did you know trees can recognize their kin? In collaboration with Delaware Forest Service, visitors will learn about the amazing ways that trees work together. Create a mini forest from cardboard.
Find out what causes earthquakes and how seismologists detect and measure them. Create your own seismograph!
Discover how thermal energy is transferred and use these concepts to free treasure trapped in ice.
Learn how living things get their unique traits and discover what strawberry DNA looks like with out a microscope!
Learn about buoyancy, density, and how boats stay afloat! Build your own boat and test how much cargo it can hold!
Learn about the Summer Solstice and why we have different amounts of daylight throughout the year. Create your own model of the sun and earth!
Dive into the ocean biome - find out how some animals adapt to aquatic life and then design a way to help clean ocean pollution.
Invisible magnetic fields can be used in so many ways. Build a magnet toy and tinker with the force!
Discover the plethora of pigments that come from natural sources and use them to create a piece of art!
Learn the coded language of computers and make a bracelet using binary code!
Find out how rainbows are revealed in the world around us in this colorful program. Use science to make a rainbow bookmark or card to take home!
Learn about patterns, the Golden Ratio and discover how mathematics is everywhere in nature.
Learn about center of gravity and build a free-standing trophy that can balance a ball on top!
Optical illusions and tricks of the mind will have you guessing what's real! Test out your perception and make a spinning disc picture.
Find out how robots are built and programmed and visit with a local robotics team to test out their designs