Category Archives: AZ Science Center

The Art360 series, part of Adults’ Night Out, continues on February 7 with artist Jason Smith. See our interview with him below. Q: How would you describe your art? A: I take a childlike approach to my artwork. I use … Continue reading

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19 families joined Arizona Science Center’s Preschool Saturday Science class on May 18 as we got ready for the summer with a sweet treat! Preschoolers and their families read along with “Should I Share my Ice Cream?” By Mo Willems, … Continue reading

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At 4:02 a.m. local time, the Sun passed into the northern hemisphere by crossing the Celestial Equator.  At that moment, spring officially began for the northern hemisphere and autumn for the southern hemisphere.  It is called the Spring Equinox and … Continue reading

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It was an idle day in the Science Center when a dad came in with his three children: one baby, one toddler, and one that couldn’t be any older than 5 or 6. I got to talking to them and … Continue reading

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When you hear the word ‘nano’ what do you think about?  Most people immediately think of the iPod Nano or the Tata Nano car.  In fact, it seems like the word nano has become society’s buzz word for the latest … Continue reading

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Have you ever imagined what Arizona Science Center is like after hours? If you are a Brownie Girl Scout it is time to find out! Grab your troop, and watch science come alive as you have a slumber party right … Continue reading

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At Arizona Science Center our mission is to inspire, educate and entertain people of all ages about science. This past year we have taken huge steps to further advance this mission by launching a new branding campaign, Never stop wondering., … Continue reading

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One of  the perks in working at the membership desk is interacting with so many enthusiastic children—they always have funny things to say that seem to brighten my day! Today, a member came in with a little girl and an … Continue reading

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This week in STEM Club at Richard E. Miller we learned about desert birds.  Jr. Scientists dissected owl pellets, which contained the skeletons of moles, rodents and birds.  We enjoyed identifying the various bones, and learning about their food chain. … Continue reading

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One of the things we did at Ganado Elementary his week was study the different adaptations cacti have developed to survive harsh desert conditions. After observing and exploring some real cacti, the Jr. Scientists applied what they had learned to … Continue reading

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