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Ladybugs art project for preschoolers

All bugs are insects, but not all insects are bugs. Unlike a bug, an insect goes through stages to become an adult. Such is...

Sari on Science: The bugs in your own backyard

You may have heard the headlines: Cicadas are coming out to greet many states in the Midwest and on the East Coast. Billions of...

Sari on Science: Space helmet challenge

Space exploration is incredibly important. It helps us explore the universe and understand our solar system, including the big blue planet we live on!...

Sari on Science: Balloon rockets help explain how we’ll propel ourselves to Mars

After watching the incredible NASA Mars Perseverance rover landing last month, my daughter asked if she could go to Mars. At one time, this...

Astronaut exhibit at Arizona Science Center explores life outside of Earth

Astronaut, a new interactive and hands-on exhibition, is landing at the Arizona Science Center Feb. 6-May 31, along with a “space lab” promising visitors...

Learning ReimaginED is a one-stop portal for STEAM curriculum

The City of Mesa Arts and Culture Department has launched Learning ReimaginED, a virtual portal offering STEAM curriculum — science, technology, engineering, the arts...

Sari on Science: Learn about paleontology via cookie “excavation”

What’s your favorite dinosaur? Don’t worry, there’s no wrong answer — because, as my daughter would tell you, all dinosaurs are awesome! But if...

Sari on Science: Make magical “dancing” milk

Looking for activities to keep your family busy while staying home? All you need to do is take a look around your kitchen. Chemistry...

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.

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. The 66 million-year-old dinosaur fossil, on display through...

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...

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