The Lab

August 24–30

Circuits in The Lab

Conduct electricity with playdough? Fruits and vegetables? Pencils? Yep! This week we'll be creating some circuits of the silly kind which can give us some great possibilities in alternative energy resources.
Tues-Sat, 10:30am–2:30pm
Sundays 12:30–4:30pm
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free with admission
August 31–September 6

Floating and Sinking in The Lab

Learn about Archimedes' principle and find out why it's so important to plankton. Build a slowly sinking object out of cork and metal, then have a "slow race" to the bottom of our giant graduated cylinder!
Tues-Sat, 10:30am–2:30pm
Sundays 12:30–4:30pm
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free with admission
September 7–13

Sunny Days in The Lab

OPEN LABOR DAY! Use UV-sensitive plastic to test the UV protection of sunscreen, sunglasses, and clothing. Take-home project while supplies last!
Mon-Sat, 10:30am–2:30pm
Sundays 12:30–4:30pm
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free with admission
September 15–20

Plants & Pigments in The Lab

Ever wonder why flowers come in so many shapes and colors? Visit The Lab to conduct chemistry experiments on flowers and investigate the science behind their diversity.
Tues-Sat, 10:30am–2:30pm
Sundays 12:30–4:30pm
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free with admission
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