Thoughts Behind the Wonder

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The Science Behind the Sprouts

2019-06-24T15:16:43-04:00June 7th, 2019|Exhibits, Mission, Support, Wonderlab Education Blog|

Cognitive Neuroscience Inspires Exhibits WonderLab has worked for more than twenty years to ensure that science education is both accessible and fun. The Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience Lab, (DCN Lab) has been researching the ways that infants and toddlers learn about and experience the world since 2007. In late 2016 WonderLab staff met with scientists from [...]

WonderLab celebrates National Ham Radio Day

2019-05-29T14:19:03-04:00May 29th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Ever wanted your own private communication channel that didn’t include the use of a cell phone or internet? If your answer is yes, then come to WonderLab on June 15 from 1:30- 4 p.m. to learn about Ham (or amateur) radio! According to Sarah Lynn Wells, secondary and adult education specialist at WonderLab and organizer [...]

Honey Bee Social Structure

2019-04-24T14:28:29-04:00May 24th, 2019|Exhibits, Mission, WonderLab Alive!|

Honey bees are extraordinary creatures. Like humans, they live in groups, enjoy each other’s company, and work together to achieve common goals. Unlike humans, they are eusocial. This means the individual bee is part of a caste, or type, of bee: either the “worker” or non-reproductive caste, or the “royal” or reproductive caste. Bees in [...]

Snoopy in Space at WonderLab

2019-05-14T12:00:51-04:00May 14th, 2019|Mission, News, Programs|

The year is 1969. The Space Race is heating up, and the USSR and the USA are vying for dominance in above the clouds. The world was watching, and both nations had incredible support from their allies and citizens. The USA had one distinct advantage over its rival, however - Snoopy. At the time, Peanuts, [...]

Explore the Wonders of Chemistry at WonderLab

2019-05-10T16:25:46-04:00May 10th, 2019|News, Programs|

Chemistry covers a wide range of topics from colorful experiments and the elements used in them to the individual atoms that make up those elements. Explore the wonders of Chemistry Saturday, May 11 at WonderLab Museum of Science, Health and Technology from 1 to 3 p.m. There will be two different breath-taking demonstrations at the [...]

2019 Summer Volunteer Training Sessions at WonderLab

2019-05-03T10:13:27-04:00May 3rd, 2019|News, Support|

Give back to your community and have fun doing it. Become a WonderLab Volunteer and help young people learn about science through hands on exhibits! WonderLab is always in need of volunteers age 13 and up. Go to wonderlab.org/volunteer and click on the application button that best applies to you - teen or adult. Once [...]

2019 Granfalloon Festival Kicks Off at WonderLab

2019-04-29T11:56:21-04:00April 29th, 2019|News, Programs|

Calling all Kurt Vonnegut fans! This spring, WonderLab Museum of Science, Health and Technology will kick off the 2019 Granfalloon: A Kurt Vonnegut Convergence, the spring festival of music, literature, and art. Hosted by the Indiana University Arts & Humanities Council, the Granfalloon celebrates Indiana’s most famous science fiction writer, Vonnegut, at various Bloomington venues [...]