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Science at Home

Learn It, Try It, and Share It!

Professional Da Vinci Science Center educators want to continue to bring science to life and lives to science, even while you’re at home! These Science at Home activities have been carefully selected to ignite your sense of curiosity and encourage you to:

  • Learn It – Explore some new resources and discover fun-facts about various topics.
  • Try It – Complete some of the challenges we’ve suggested for learners of all ages.
  • Share It – Show us your work! We’ll re-post our favorites so we can all learn from one another!

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Immerse yourself and your kids in the fascinating world of dinosaurs and fossil hunters with hands-on activities and interactive lessons that you can do from home! Learn More

Explore gravity, flight, and the engineering process. Try out the crowd-favorite Egg Drop Challenge at home! Learn More

Explore Inertia, Gravity, Friction, and The Bernoulli Principle! Learn More

Help us to bring science to life! 

Take a photo or video of you and your family doing some of our Try It activities and tag us on social media with the hashtag #ScienceAtHomeDSC.

Facebook: @davincisciencecenter
Twitter: @davinciscience
Instagram: @davincisciencecenter

We’ll share some of our favorites so that we can all learn from each other!

Other Useful Links

  • Rube Goldberg Machine Video Contest
    Family fun! Build a wacky chain reaction contraption that drops a bar of soap into someone’s hands. Learn More
  • Design Challenges
    Try these family-friendly activities designed to unlock your creativity!  Activities are available in English and Spanish. Activities created by TGR Foundation, a Tiger Woods Charity. Learn More
  • Stuff Spinner
    Tell the PBS Kids Design Squad Stuff Spinner what you like and what stuff you have. Put it into the Stuff Spinner and it will suggest some design and build activities just for YOU! Learn More
  • Chemistry Activities
    Hundreds of activities and learning resources for K-12 families and teachers from the American Chemical Society Learn More
  • 50 Experiments for 50 Days
    Check out these 50 hands-on experiments from our friends at Steve Spangler Science Learn More

Live Cameras

Stuck at home?  No problem! Pick your favorite animal and have fun observing animal behavior LIVE over the Internet.

Live Science

  • Ask A Stevens Prof 
    Live Zoom with Stevens Institute Professors on a variety of topics for K-12 students every day at 3:30 p.m.! Learn More