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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 >