Science Becomes Colorful

Science Becomes Colorful

Hooray for May! May brings all kinds of interesting holidays and nature events, including bird migration, the celebration of Amelia Earhart’s solo flight across the Atlantic and of course, Mother’s Day.  Spring is in full swing and what a better...

Blowing Wind

Have you ever noticed what a windy month March is?  Perfect for flying kites, and perfect for trying out a weather vane.  Make your own weather vane and then make some weather observations.   Materials – Drinking straw (use a straight...
An Apple A Day

An Apple A Day

Fall or autumn is full of apples – an apple for the teacher, apple picking, apple cider, etc. Have you ever wondered why apples turn brown when you cut them up or take a bite and then let them sit for a while?  Do all apples do this?  Is...
Hatching Sharks

Hatching Sharks

In our last blog we featured the picture here as a hint about what is coming to the Lab – were you able to guess what it is?  If not, here’s a hint: what you’re seeing is actually an egg case.  The dark round spot in the photo is a yolk sac and...