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Sari on Science: A simple at-home activity for explaining a pandemic

Thank you to everyone who is staying home, social distancing and wearing a mask to protect others during this COVID-19 pandemic. We are living...

Midwestern University extends deadline to apply for summer health careers institute

Midwestern University has extended the deadline for teens to apply to the seven-day summer Health Careers Institute for High School Students.

Here’s how to make an easy, science-based DIY hand sanitizer

As concerns about coronavirus continue, Arizona Science Center's Sari Custer offers this science-based DIY hand sanitizer recipe that meets CDC standards.

Sari on Science: Making cabbage chemistry rainbows

Try this red cabbage activity from Arizona Science Center's Sari Custer and make a rainbow of kitchen chemistry fun!

Sari on Science: For Valentine’s Day, make color-changing flowers

When you give a flower a drink of water, where does the water go? My daughter and I recently investigated this very question, and...

Sari on Science: DIY bath bombs make great gifts

What’s more fun than bathtub bubbles? With DIY bath bombs you can customize all your scents and colors for custom science gift-giving.

Sari on Science: Explain the formation of fossils with this fun, at-home activity

Who doesn’t love dinosaurs? My daughter and I both love these prehistoric creatures, so imagine her surprise when she asked me if she could...

What we found at the Arizona Science Center’s new “Victoria the T. rex” exhibit

"Victoria the T. rex" is as awe-inspiring as one would hope of a giant dino exhibit. Making its worldwide debut at the Arizona Science...

Sari on Science: How to make spooky “crystal ball” bubbles

Halloween is my favorite holiday. The ghosts, the goblins, the candy — and all the special effects you can dream up! Every Halloween, our...

Sari on Science: Super-secret spy messages … via banana!

My daughter started kindergarten this year, so I’m packing her daily lunches for the first time. As I was admiring our new collection of...

Sari on Science: Try an apple mummification experiment

When you think of mummies, you probably think of Egypt — or a certain series of Hollywood movies. But actually, mummies have been found...

6 ways to help young girls grow into STEM careers

As the father of a 6-year-old daughter and the director of the Scottsdale-based kids coding academy CodaKid, I have a special interest in getting...

8 ways to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11’s lunar landing

Saturday marks the 50th anniversary of a milestone achievement in science --- the day America's Apollo 11 mission landed on the moon, and Astronaut...

Sari on Science: Make foam rocket flingers to celebrate the Apollo 11 lunar landing

In 1969, Neil Armstrong became the first human to walk on the moon, and this month marks 50 years since the historic event. At...

Summer craft: The art and science of paper marbling

Paper marbling has been an art form for more than 1,000 years, with variations on the “floating ink” technique dating back to ancient Japan...

Sari on Science: Make your own LED light-up greeting card

A LED light-up greeting card is a fun, easy way for kids to start exploring circuits, while lighting up someone's day.

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