Archive for November, 2010



A Few Fun Turkey Facts

  Image Source: Pixabay.com ‘Tis the season for buckled shoes, giant Snoopy balloons and L Tryptophan overload. In honor of the upcoming holiday, here are some Thanksgiving Fun Facts you can share with family over the turkey, stuffing and cranberry sauce: The average American eats 17.6 pounds of turkey per year, more than double the [...]

Smarty Plants at The Lab

If you are looking for a place where you can experience some FUN, edu-taining science programs, look no further than The Lab in Wellington, Florida. The Lab offers afterschool enrichments, birthday parties, elementary workshops, mommy & me programs and much more! We recently participated in an afterschool program where we learned about plants and how [...]

Science At Sea with Royal Caribbean

On December 1, 2010, Royal Caribbean’s Allure of the Seas will embark on her maiden voyage. The ship boasts many incredible experiences including rock climbing, a zip line, the flow rider surf simulator and much more. Even the youngest cruisers will have a great vacation as they enjoy the Adventure Ocean program! In addition to [...]

Beach Science with High Touch High Tech

Recently, our very own “Dinosaur” Dan hit the beaches of Negril, Jamaica as part of the Beach Science program.  Since 2000, HTHT and Sandal’s Beaches Resorts have been partners with one goal in mind…to provide entertaining and educational activities for children right on the beach!  For nearly 10 years, children participating in Beaches Kids Kamp have enjoyed FUN, hands-on science [...]

The Science Of Football

For those of you who are fans of the gridiron, football involves more than touchdowns, field-goals, and interceptions.  Believe it or not, there is actual, real science behind the punts, passes, and tackles made out on the field.  Expand your science vocabulary and learn about “parabolas” and “vectors” with the NFL & NBC “Science of [...]

Happy 115th Birthday X-Ray!

German physics professor Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen accidentally invented the X-Ray exactly 115 years ago today, but what a fortunate accident it was! X-rays are a form of electromagnetic radiation that is basically able to penetrate solid matter and are used to make the inside contents of objects visible.  The first “medical” X-Ray ever taken (and shown below) [...]

Senior Science Program a Success!

On Friday October 29, 2010 we presented our program Gold Rush to the seniors attending the Grove Senior Center in Asheville, NC. The program was sponsored by Asheville Parks & Recreation. The senior participants had an opportunity to “roll up their sleeves” and become prospectors. We panned for gems, as the prospectors had done during [...]

Dinosaur Dan visits Blue Ridge Christian Academy

For the 3rd year in a row, Dinosaur Dan from High Touch High Tech, went to Blue Ridge Christian Academy in Landrum, SC to produce the Dig it program for the school’s Math and Science night, on September 30, 2010. Once again it was record attendance and Dinosaur Dan provided a really cool geology experience [...]