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Our office is moving in July!

NOTE: June 30, 2022 will be the last day we will be open so we can pack and move.

Research projects and community programs scheduled outside of our physical office will continue as planned. If you need to reach us, email us ( or leave us a message on our voicemail, (360) 778-5806, so we can respond to you as soon as possible.

We will open at our new location on July 18th at: 600 Dupont Street, Bellingham, WA

Solar Scientists

Solar Scientists
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Skill Level: One

Solar Panels
Scavenger Hunt: Looking for solar panels


Solar Scavenger Hunt


Objective: Identify how prevalent the use of solar energy is in your community.
Science Skills: Observation
Life Skills: Wise Use of Resources

Skill Level: Two

Solar powered toy car
Using the power from the sun to propel the vehicle.


Build a Solar Powered Car


Objective: Youth will build a solar powered vehicle
Science Skills:  Build, Observe, Measure
Life Skills: Cooperation

Skill Level: Three

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Making a Photovoltaic Cell


Objective: Have youth build a photovoltaic cell out of copper strips
Science Skills: Build/Construct, Measure, Infer
Life Skills: Following directions