WonderLab After Dark: A Celebration of LGBTQ+ Scientists

2019-10-23T13:45:47-04:00October 23rd, 2019|News, Programs|

WonderLab is teaming up with Bloomington PRIDE for WonderLab After Dark: Over the Rainbow. This 21+ event will feature food, fun, and activities paying tribute to LGBTQ+ pioneers in Science,Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM). Come dressed in your Halloween best and experience a spooky science lab with plenty of scary-fun tricks. Enjoy local treats, (including [...]

WonderLab Awarded Funding for new Science of Art exhibition Series

2019-10-18T15:22:09-04:00October 18th, 2019|News, Programs|

WonderLab has been awarded a grant from The Bloomington Arts Commission through the 2019 Arts Project Grant Program to fund WonderLab Science of Art (SOA). This three part program series will explore the relationships between science and art through gallery exhibitions and demonstrations by local artists, accompanied by engaging activities developed by WonderLab staff.  Science [...]

Baby Brains: A New Laboratory for Studying Child Development

2019-08-26T12:33:31-04:00July 12th, 2019|Exhibits, Mission, Programs, Support, Wonderlab Education Blog|

A conversation with Dr. Linda Smith – Bringing Head Cameras Home  Dr. Linda Smith. Photo courtesy of Linda Smith What is learning? What does it mean to learn? WonderLab intern Aditya Belamkar sat down with Distinguished Professor and Chancellor's Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences Dr. Linda Smith, who provided some insight into [...]

WonderLab Celebrates International Day of LGBTQ+ People in STEM

2019-07-03T14:07:58-04:00July 3rd, 2019|News, Programs|

Friday, July 5, 2019 is the second annual International Day of LGBTQ+ People in STEM.  WonderLab is joining museums and science centers around the world in recognizing past and present accomplishments of LGBTQ+ people in STEM. Come to WonderLab for Pride in STEM event and learn about foundational LGBTQ+ scientists, as well as meet scientists [...]

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 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 [...]