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Spy Science with Codes Galore!…

For the final SEC program before our summer events, I thought it would be fun to focus on spies, all of the cool gadgets they use, and especially some nifty code making/breaking techniques. As always, we began with a presentation that introduced a lot of really interesting history about spies and the tools they have […] Read more >

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Science Explorers Club does SOUND!

In anticipation of April’s visit from Mystic Aquarium to talk about how Beluga Whales communicate, I thought a program where our scientists learned a little about “sound” was in order. And besides, what is more fun than creating a lot of really obnoxiously loud noises?… Read more >

Mighty Magnets

Magnets are such fun, and thanks to a donation from Metacomet School here in Bloomfield, I finally had enough magnets to put together a proper program for Science Explorers Club 🙂  First, we started with a few safety rules for our program…(What? Safety rules for magnets?…) SAFETY RULES FOR MAGNETS Yes indeed, there need to be […] Read more >

“Floating Ink”

For December, I wanted our SEC scientists to relax a little and to get a chance to tap into their creative energies. Though I’ve never done this project as a full-sized program before, I couldn’t resist. While we normally keep most of our projects solidly in the realm of S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math), I […] Read more >

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Halloween Science

What does ‘Halloween Science’ mean to me? Let’s see…goo, and glow in the dark, and dry ice magic! And that’s exactly what we explored at our October Science Explorers Club program! Before we launched into our projects and experiments, it was important that our scientists understood on a basic level how different items glow in […] Read more >

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Balloon Bonanza!

You’re never too old to have fun with balloons…and our Prosser Science Explorers discovered recently just how many interesting things we could also learn with a little help from our piles of balloons! Read more >