Advancing science literacy through hands-on, inquiry-based science learning, employee volunteerism, and public education.
Shooting for the stars
Launching the annual Alka-Rocket Challenge
Science Studio adds hands-on family fun to your Amazon Alexa
From kid-friendly experiments to homework help, the Science Studio skill helps to entertain and teach kids about important STEM concepts.
Science Studio: See How it Works
The Science Studio skill offers STEM homework assistance and step-by-step instructions for kid-friendly experiments that can be done in and outside the home.
Storm in a Jar Activity
What if you could sit atop a cloud and watch the rain fall? In this activity, you can see what is actually happening in the sky before a rain storm.
STEM Heroes: Knatokie Ford
Dr. Knatokie Ford spent her childhood years in Akron, Ohio as a shy girl who never imagined she would one day advise the President of the United States.
STEM Heroes: Dr. Wanda Austin
We’re turning our gaze toward the stars as we celebrate Dr. Wanda Austin.
STEM Heroes: Margaret Hamilton
Margaret Hamilton, a computer scientist born in Indiana, wrote the code for Apollo 11’s successful landing
Journey of a Bite: Avocado
The green food phenomenon has taken the world by storm, and today there’s no food that has more universal appeal than the avocado.
Journey of a Bite: Cherries
With their ability to grow in almost every climate and condition in the world, Cherries have a special place in our hearts & on our tables.