07/12/18

Red, White & Boom Sensory Bottle

Since our nation’s flag was designed and adopted in 1777, the colors red, white and blue have always held a special place in each American’s heart. Celebrate these three patriotic […]

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07/03/18

Under Pressure

Did you know that the air around Nashville weighs about 30 lbs per square inch? That’s twice as heavy as the air is at sea level (14.7 lbs per square […]

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06/27/18

Reach for the Stars Slime

With the Fourth of July quickly approaching, we here at the Adventure Science Center are looking at science experiments that can help bring some star-spangled science into your home! This […]

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06/18/18

Alka-seltzer Rocket

When Francis Scott Key wrote “The Star-Spangled Banner” in 1812, he mentions “the rocket’s red glare,” but what rockets were he talking about? Over 200 years ago, Francis witnessed the British fleet […]

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03/13/18

Great Chain of Pi

Mmmm… pie! Wait, no, we’re talking about mathematic’s favorite irrational constant, pi! This infinite number (3.14159265…) is an extremely important tool used to calculate everything from a circle’s diameter to how […]

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