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Hear it From A HTHT Scientist

Recently, One of our High Touch High Tech Scientists, Jet Stream Julie, went to teach at an after school elementary program. She taught Germs Make Me Sick© science program to a group of K-3rd  graders. The purpose of this experiment is for the children to learn about those nasty little germs that make us sick and […]

HTHT Welcomes Our Newest Franchise in Maine!

High Touch High Tech – Science Made Fun is pleased to announce our newest Franchise location! Please welcome to the HTHT Family, High Touch High Tech Maine! Genia traveled to Asheville, NC during the week of December 9th–December 14th, 2017 to complete her franchise training. Give Genia Sklute a warm welcome to the HTHT – […]

On the Map Monday: Snow Storm 2017

  One of the strongest snowfalls to hit the Western North Carolina Region, came to visit us at High Tech High Touch this weekend! There was anywhere from 8 inches to 18 inches of snow, in different areas and was considered the 15th biggest storm on record. Schools closed, Government offices shut down and companies […]

Happy 50th Birthday Google Doodle!

  Have you ever had to solve a puzzle using a secret code? On December 4th, 2017 the Google.com homepage showcased a “doodle” that celebrated 50 years since children programming and coding languages were first displayed to everyone, worldwide! To celebrate “computer science education week” the ‘Google Doodle’ team and researchers from MIT created the first ever kids focused coding […]

Turning up the Heat!

As the temperature drops, the coats and scarves come out and you probably barely think about heat -unless you leave your coat behind!  Have you ever wondered about how we keep the heat or why we need it? Or how animals and humans differ? What would you need to survive in the extreme cold? All […]

What will your “little turkeys” be doing this Thanksgiving break? HTHT has a few suggestions…..

Is everyone looking forward to the long holiday weekend? The leaves are changing, the temperature is dropping, food is smelling and tasting fantastic. Also……the kiddos are out of school. It is nice to spend time with relatives, eat amazing foods, do a little shopping, and watch some football. But what about the kids?  It can […]

Fall into Hibernation With Fun Science!

Beautiful leaves, fruitful harvests, and cooler weather are all things we think of when we picture fall.  It is a transitional time from the sweltering summer months to the frigid winter months.  For many creatures, fall is also a transitional time when they prep for hibernation. What exactly is hibernation? Bears snoozing in a den […]

Company Summer Picnic June 2017

Recently, Science Made Fun of the San Francisco Bay Area, FROSCH Global Conferences and Events of Burlingame, CA came together to provide exciting, hands-on science activities at the Summer picnic for employees and families of a local company. Science Made Fun SFBA shared a tent, named Cheers to Science, with Ron the Python man.  The […]

Giant Antarctica Iceberg Breaks Away

In a recent post by CNN, a massive iceberg weighing more than one trillion tons has broken away from western Antarctica on Wednesday, July 12 2017. The break happened on the Larsen C ice shelf. Experts confirmed via satellite that the shelf had broken away.  Scientists believe the iceberg has a volume twice that of Lake […]

The Great American Eclipse is Coming!

On August 21, 2017, millions of of American’s will see one of nature’s most wondrous spectacles, a total eclipse of the Sun. A total solar eclipse is when the Moon completely blocks the Sun. During a solar eclipse the moon passes between the sun and Earth and blocks all or part of the sun. This […]