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The Nature of Science

What is science? In this activity, youth learn about the different ways of studying the world around us. They will use the scientific method to design and test an alka seltzer rocket.

Earth and Environmental Sciences


Nitrogen cycles through our ecosystems. It is an essential nutrient for many living things and plays a key role in the environment. However, too much nitrogen can be harmful.

Earth and Environmental Sciences

Sensitive Shells

Discover the impacts of ocean acidification by observing the effect of acidity on shellfish.


Elements and Compounds

A hands-on activity set focused on elements and compounds and their use in everyday life.


Pure Substances and Mixtures

Learn about the properties of pure substances and mixtures.



Learn about the properties of fluids.

Earth and Environmental Sciences

Filtration Station

Learn about the importance of clean water and create your own water filter!

Earth and Environmental Sciences

Meet the Greenhouse Gases

Learn about global warming and the structure of greenhouse gases.


Properties of Liquids and their Interactions

Explore the properties of liquids and solids and how they interact.



Students learn about different types of chemical reactions.

Earth and Environmental Sciences

Acid Rain Demonstration

Students learn how acid rain is formed and the use of pH indicators.

Earth and Environmental Sciences

Ocean Acidification

Students will learn how the production of carbon dioxide contributes to environment issues such as ocean acidification.

Earth and Environmental Sciences

Airy Acidification

Students learn how greenhouse gases contribute to ocean acidification.

Earth & Environmental Science Volunteer Activities


This workshop explores the effect of acidification on marine and freshwater systems.

Information Technology Volunteer Activities

Brain Buster Virtual Quiz

Students participate in a series of exciting virtual quizzes.