Candles and Pomanders

Candles and Pomanders

We’re back to classes, which means it’s time to share what we learned. This week, we started preparing for the holidays by creating candles, pomanders, and other holiday themed gifts. We poured, dipped, wrapped, and painted candles while learning a little...
Brainssss!!!!

Brainssss!!!!

This weekend we dissected a sheep’s brain. Dissection is a great way to encourage interest about anatomy and to learn a little more about yourself. We got our specimen’s from Home Science Tools for those interested in trying dissection for themselves. When...
Finding DNA at Vacaville’s Imagine That

Finding DNA at Vacaville’s Imagine That

We like to do activities each weekend at Imagine That. We’ve played with pulleys, vacuums, painted and built marshmallow launchers all in the past month. Each Sunday we also play with slime. This weekend was no different. We’ve been talking about...
Rube Goldberg at Imagine That!

Rube Goldberg at Imagine That!

For Labor Day this year, we here at Vacaville’s Imagine That thought it would be fun to explore the scientific meaning of work and how simple machines help get work done. In physics, work happens when an effort or force is used to move a mass over a distance. So...
STEAM Storytime at Imagine That

STEAM Storytime at Imagine That

This week, we held our first STEAM storytime. We are offering storytimes Tuesday and Wednesday mornings at 11. Each storytime will have a welcoming song, a story, a song or movement tie-in and a science or art themed activity. This month we are reading the...