Science Lab Coats, Nature Hikes and Games

nature hikes and games. ranger and child identifying insects

Young children are natural scientists; they ask a lot of questions, they love to explore new things.  But how do you continue to foster and expand their natural curiosity?  Children might see science as something that they have to do in school, but how do you keep them interested in the subject at home?  You can…read more

A Parents’ Guide To Creating A Winning Children’s Science Birthday Party

Five Year Old Science Birthday Party Group

Gathering Your Ideas for a Science Themed Birthday Party Alicia (mom of Ashton) is a savvy parent whose mantra for parenting her child is ‘always be learning’.   What came first, the ‘chicken or the egg’ in Ashton’s curiosity, nature or nurture, I do not know? But when Ashton was about to turn 5 years old…read more

San Jose Tech Museum Visit

The Tech Museum  The San Jose Tech Museum Of Innovation is nestled in the heart of the major technology hub of Silicon Valley, California. The huge building in the heart of Downtown has science and innovation stuffed under its roof.  Comprising of eight exhibition areas.  It offers immersive, hands-on learning for all ages.  We started…read more

San Mateo Maker Faire 2017 Visit

Young girl sews Sugar Push Marshmallow at San Mateo Maker Faire 2017

Visiting the San Mateo Maker Faire 2017 The 12th Annual San Mateo Maker Faire 2017 was held in May. San Mateo, California is the birthplace of 150 Maker Faires worldwide. It was where Makers, Exhibitors, and kids were going to collide. I love seeing kids so excited to learn new things and see their surprised…read more

Adult Size Disposable Lab Coats Are Back In Stock!

Shop For Adult Size Disposable Lab Coats Lab workers, weekend warriors, artists, students, and teachers we are sending a shout out to let you know our shop is open, and adult size disposable lab coats are again available. Adult coats come in small, medium and large sizes.  Affordable. For single use, or reusable.  Easy to…read more

STEM Teacher Training

STEM Preschool Teacher Training with Lab Coat

STEM Preschool Teacher Training The University of Washington recently provided preschool teachers with Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) professional development as part of their Early Achievers program. Approximately 300-400 teachers gathered to learn how to bring STEM into their preschool classrooms. The hands-on training included asking the educators to explore STEM vocabulary and content…read more

Bottle Bubbler Science Experiment

Finished bottle bubbler with Makerspace Lab Coats

Learn how to do a bottle bubbler science experiment at your children’s science birthday party, for a rainy day boredom stopper or a homeschool project. Children can be very easily, and cheaply, entertained with just a few everyday items you may have around the house…and to big effect. Do you want a fun way for…read more

STEM Occupations are More Than Just Professionals in Science Lab Coats

STEM occupations are growing at 17 percent while other occupations are growing at just under 10 percent. STEM degree holders have a higher income than non-STEM careers and these very same careers play a vital role in our economy. It is quite clear that STEM education creates critical thinkers, enables generations of innovators and leads to…read more