Friday, January 12, 2018

Science Based Activities to Maximize Screen Time

Learn about science and play games with your favorite PBS KIDS characters like Sid the Science Kid, Dinosaur Train and the Cat in the Hat!

PBS Kids has many games, videos and activities to keep kids busy and make home time productive and learning focused. Check out their science-themed games that focus on a variety of science, technology, engineering and math concepts. Play with your child and help them learn while building a strong family bond.

Click here to visit PBS Kids Science Games

Monday, October 30, 2017

The Science of Bread

By Stacy from San Diego (anadama bread)
[CC BY 2.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons

Looking for an activity to do as a family? Learn about bread and the science behind getting the perfect rise out of this favorite food.

What's happening with bread?  Read Bread Science 101
Try it at home! Basic Raised Bread Recipe

This activity courtesy of the Exploratorium 

Monday, October 23, 2017

Dry Ice Science

October is a great time to try out some dry ice experiments at home - but only with adult supervision! Check this out:

Thursday, March 16, 2017

The History of Chocolate

Have you ever tried spicy cocoa? Learn about chocolate and how it became a popular sweet treat!

View the video and lesson here

Monday, February 13, 2017

TUMBLE: A Science Podcast for Kids

Hear the coolest science stories and discoveries. Lindsey, Marshall, and real scientists share science mysteries for the whole family. Check out TUMBLE.

Take a listen to this special episode: The Voyage of the Ocean Trash.

Sunday, February 5, 2017

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Virtual Reality and the White House

Never before has the one dollar bill been so cool! Try the new 1600 app and experience the White
House as it comes to life through your dollar bill. This new virtual reality app was released this month and let's you experience Marine One landing on the lawn, the Easter egg roll and even seasons changing. It is an entire year at the White House through virtual reality.

Go ahead and Explore It!

Click and see: How to see the White House on a dollar bill.

iOS app
Android App