Archive for May, 2011



HTHT of WNC Joins Forces With Heroes and Villains at Fanaticon 2011!

  It’s a bird… It’s a plane… no, it’s scientists from High Touch High Tech of WNC making “Super Hero Slime” to ensure hours of hands-on fun for all citizens of Asheville. On Saturday, May 21st, The WNC High Touch High Tech team joined forces with the heroes and villains of Asheville, NC to bring [...]

Dinosaur Dan presents “Hands-on Science for a High Tech World” to educators across WNC!

For the third year in a row, HTHT of WNC provided its “Hands-on science for a high tech world” workshop for early childhood educators from around Western North Carolina. This year 48 teachers, and early childhood directors participated. The hour and half workshop flew by, and everyone had a great time. More importantly, wonderful science [...]

Inside the heart of the volcano for the first time!

For the first time in history scientists have descended 650 feet into the magma chamber of a volcano. These incredible images show one explorer gently lowering himself into the heart of the dormant Thrihnukagigur volcano in Iceland.  When it last erupted 3000 years ago, superheated molten rock from the depths of the Earth’s crust spewed [...]