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DIY Science

Rainy day blues? Summertime slump? Cabin fever?

Don’t worry… we’ve got you covered!

Adventure Science Center is proud to offer DIY Science lessons and experiments the whole family can enjoy! Each lesson provides instruction, a materials list, and ideas for activities to get hands-on with science, including sample questions to get those gears turning. Check back for more lessons!


Full STEAM ahead! Add some splishy-splashy playtime to your learning with this fun and simple DIY engineering activity. Learn now to design and build your very own paddle boat just like an engineer using objects and tools found around your home. This is a great project to do either outside in an inflatable pool or inside in your bathtub! No matter the weather, you can have fun making waves and learning more about engineering! Want to experience more engineering fun? Join us the week of... Read More
Posted by Anna Leigh Goolsby at 2/13/18 | 0 comments

IT'S JUST A (MOON) PHASE by ASC Marketing Assistant, Anna Goolsby

Have you ever looked up at the night sky and thought the moon was missing? Or that part of it had faded away? Don't worry, it's just a phase! Our moon is Earth's only natural satellite and, like other debris in our galaxy, it does not give off its own light. It's dependent on the reflection of sun's rays on its surface to light up in our night sky. When the sun is on the other side of our planet, the moon has no light and becomes a "New Moon," but as we rotate... Read More
Posted by Anna Leigh Goolsby at 2/9/18 | 0 comments

SNOW LAUGHING MATTER by ASC Marketing Assistant, Anna Goolsby

The three states of matter are the three distinct forms that matter can take in most environments. For example, water is a LIQUID at room temperature, but it can become a SOLID or a GAS when heat is added or taken away. Have fun with the three states of matter with this super COOL science activity! With just a bit of snow, a pot, and a little bit of heat, you and your little chemist can see the changes that water goes through at varying temperatures.  Materials: Snow Cooking... Read More
Posted by Anna Leigh Goolsby at 1/11/18 | 0 comments

MAGICAL SELF-INFLATING BALLOONS by ASC Marketing Assistant, Anna Goolsby

During the cold days of winter, it's easy to get cabin fever. Break up the boredom with this fun, simple science expirement using only a balloon, a measuring tape and a little lung power. With this activity, you and your little scientist can explore the effects of warm and cold air on gases as you watch the balloon *magically* inflate and deflate with the changing temperature! Materials: Balloon Measuring Tape (or a bit of string) Activity: Blow up your balloon to... Read More
Posted by Anna Leigh Goolsby at 1/11/18 | 0 comments

WOBBLE BOT by ASC Science Educators

We've all wanted our very own robot and now you can learn to make your own! All you need is a few supplies to create a wibbly wobble bot. Use the photo to help with your design and then evaluate and determine what method works best for you. Be creative! Make your wobble bot your own with fun designs, add markers to make it draw cool designs, or even get silly with googly eyes. Your only limit is your imagination! Have fun with this diy activity at home or join us in the ... Read More
Posted by Anna Leigh Goolsby at 1/5/18 | 0 comments


Haven't had a chance to try a Storybook STEM Challenge in the  Tinkering Garage  yet? Specially-designed for early childhood learners, these activities help bring favorite stories to life while also providing valuable teaching moments. Try your hands at our Three Little Pigs' House challenge at home! Can you help the three little pigs by building their houses to keep them safe from the wolf's powerful blow? Materials: Straws (20) Tape Paper Pencil ... Read More
Posted by Molly Hornbuckle at 12/29/17 | 0 comments
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