Archive for March, 2011



HTHT Chicago hosts “2011 Father & Son Science Night” at Homewood Public Library

High Touch High Tech of Chicago hosted the “2011 Father/Son Science Night” for Homewood Story hour at the Homewood Public Library in Homewood, Illinois. Over 70 father & son duo’s participated in the fun hands-on science event. Mrs. Anne, a scientist from High Touch High Tech Chicago, took the participants on an amazing science adventure […]

Happy 200th Birthday Robert Bunsen!

We would like to wish Robert Bunsen a happy 200th birthday today! Nearly everyone who has set foot in a chemistry lab has seen a variation of the burner that carries his name, but did you know he was blind in one eye from a laboratory accident where glassware shattered during an experiment? Bunsen created […]

HTHT Atlanta Spark Excitement for 5th Graders at King’s Ridge Christian School!

Scientists from HTHT Atlanta took Mrs. Fullilove’s fifth grade class on a “Hair-Raising” adventure and explored the amazing world of electricity. The students at King’s Ridge Christian school in Alpharetta, GA, got hands-on in our “Edison’s Workshop” on March 9th.  The class stepped back in time- to the days of Thomas Edison, learning about the […]

Weather Experiments Blow into Concord Classrooms

  Second-graders got a chance to learn the science behind weather on March 14th  in a series of hands-on demonstrations. Tornadoes swept through the second-grade classrooms at Concord Elementary School Monday. But these tornadoes were nothing to fear. The kids themselves created them with little more than empty pop bottles, colored water and a little […]

Students at Anderson Elementary School Finally Get To Have Fun With Science!

  High Touch High Tech Atlanta is bringing their exciting & fun “Finally Fun Machines” program to Anderson Elementary School today! Anderson Elementary school, located in Clayton County, GA has 77 students that are spread throughout the 4th grade class. Each student will get have the opportunity to get hands on while they discover the […]

Full “Supermoon” Brightest & Closest to Earth This Weekend!

  Look to the skies this Saturday night, and you’ll see the biggest and brightest supermoon of the year!  In fact, Science.com says that the full moon on March 19th of this year marks the closest and brightest Earth’s moon has orbited the planet in eighteen years. A ‘Supermoon’ is a term coined by astrologer […]

“Science Saturday” at Barnes&Noble Sparks Fun for WNC Community!

Saturday, March 12th marked to premiere of High Touch High Tech’s “Science Saturday” at Barnes & Noble. The event was a great success that allowed children of all ages to get hands-on & have FUN with science! Over 150 kids came out to visit us at the Asheville Mall &  took part in awesome science […]

Things are heating up for High Touch High Tech Atlanta with their Sizzlin’ Science Summer Camps!

High Touch High Tech of Atlanta are gearing up for another sizzling summer full of fun science! Last year, summer of 2010, HTHT Atlanta started their week long Sizzlin’ Science Summer Camps. From 9:00am – 3:00pm, kids got a chance to discover the scientific world around them. Judging by the pictures, they all had a […]

FREE “Science Saturday” at Barnes & Noble This Weekend!

Who’s ready for some fun?! Come out and join us for our FREE “Science Saturday” event this weekend at Barnes & Noble in the Asheville Mall! From 10am-2pm, children of all ages will participate in a FUN hands-on science experience – “cheMystery”. Each child will get to make & take home their very own “Space […]

Lava Spews 65 Feet High After Crater Collapse

  A new vent has opened at one of the world’s most active volcanoes, sending lava shooting up to 65 feet high, scientists at Kilauea volcano said Sunday. The massive eruption began when the floor of the Pu’u O’o crater collapsed, making way for the lava to come out. The spectacle was incredible, and according […]