Science at Home

Hip, hip, hooray to all of our brave nurses, doctors, researchers, statisticians, engineers and so many others battling on the frontlines to keep us all safe. We now know more than ever, the important role science, technology, engineering and math plays in solving our current health crisis. Our mission to inspire the next generation to pursue the STEM fields of study to become the problem solvers of tomorrow is even more powerful.

As we continue to keep our community safe by staying at home, we wanted to do our part in continuing the learning and the fun! Powerhouse Science Center is pleased to bring science directly into your living room, laundry room, kitchen, under the table, and in the backyard with our new digital programs!

Catch a new Science Storytime on Mondays, Try It! Science on Wednesdays and Night Sky Minute Fridays!

Community Resources

While we are all at home with our favorite museums and destinations temporarily closed, many of our favorite places are continuing their fun and educational experience through virtual content! Below are other websites to visit and find what other content is offered by different organizations.

Girl Scouts

Are you ready to draw your own comic? How about learn the science behind rocks, or cook a tasty treat? Join us virtually at Girl Scouts Heart of Central California where we build girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place. Explore the Outdoors, STEM, Life Skills and Entrepreneurship with fun and engaging interactive Webinars and recorded video open to ALL girls, members or non-members, at and

More activities found HERE.

COVID-19 Virtual STEM Fair

Looking for something fun to do this summer with the potential to win a cash prize? The beginning of the COVID-19 Virtual STEM Fair is just 3 weeks away! This virtual science fair encourages participants to further their knowledge in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) through project-based learning. Students in grades 6-12 may enter.  

More information found HERE. 

SAM Virtual Learning

Sacramento Area Museums (SAM) has gathered an engaging list of local museums who are all going virtual with their content.

Check out the FUN and FREE content HERE!

Want more information about these and other exciting Powerhouse events? Give us a call at 916.674.5000