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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...

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.

Sari on Science: An “eggceptional” physics party trick

Try this fun physics party trick: Can you drop an egg into a glass of water without touching the egg or breaking it?

Sari on Science: How to make your own tin-can laser show

Laser light is not a natural form of light; it’s man-made. Here’s an activity for an at-home version of a laser show you can build yourself.

Learning at home: measure up!

Measuring --- whether in the kitchen with measuring cups and spoons, or a ruler, tape measure or 10-foot pole --- is an ideal way...

National Park Service children’s music CD gets kids thinking about the environment

Here's a fun way to get kids thinking about the environment. “Songs for Junior Rangers,” a National Park Service CD, features 20 catchy tunes...

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