DIY Science Experiment: Egg in a Bottle

You might be asking yourself why you would want to put an egg in a bottle. The answer is, of course, for science! This is a great experiment for explaining the basics of the ideal gas law. Mainly, that gases expand and contract when they change temperature. Here we will explore how to actually do

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Observing the Opposition of Jupiter
Observing the Opposition of Jupiter

Jupiter is one of the marvels in our solar system. Appropriately named after Zeus, it has a tremendous mass. In fact, it  outweighs the rest of the planets of the solar system by a factor of two–and it knows how to throw its weight around! Its gravity holds 67 confirmed moons in orbit, including the

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Space Rocks!
Space Rocks!

Space is a place of extremes.  We have extremely large objects like stars and extremely small objects like dust particles in a stellar nebula.  And then there are the objects that are more in the middle.  A good example of these in between objects are comets, asteroids, and meteoroids.  However, when these rocks come into

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Get Ready for the Geminid Meteor Shower
Get Ready for the Geminid Meteor Shower

Want to watch possibly one of the best meteor showers of the year?  Then look up in the sky on the evening of Saturday, December 13th, or early the next morning to catch one of the most reliable meteor showers we have: the Geminid Meteor shower.  Every year around this time of year the Earth

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Happy Thanksgiving
Happy Thanksgiving

Today at Guided Discoveries we are thankful for so many things. Thank you to Ross and Kristi Turner who started it all over 35 years ago. Please watch these videos to find out just a few of the things we are thankful for at AstroCamp and CIMI. Happy Thanksgiving everyone!!! CIMI  ASTROCAMP 

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AstroCamp’s “Winter is Coming” Space Contest!
AstroCamp’s “Winter is Coming” Space Contest!

Stay warm and curl up with some hot chocolate in new spacey AstroCamp gear! You can win by entering the “Winter is Coming” contest today! Our Astro Goodie bag prize includes a hoodie, a beanie, a water bottle, and some tasty hot chocolate:) You can earn entires by visiting the website or commenting on this

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Blacksmithing – You Bend Metal

“We’re going to take hot metal, and we’re going to bend it to our will!” That is the motto for the Blacksmith class at AstroCamp summer mission.  We take rods of iron; heat them up in our very own forge to a scalding temperature of well over 1000 degrees Fahrenheit, and pound them into a shape of

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5 Step DIY Tie Dye T-Shirts
5 Step DIY Tie Dye T-Shirts

DIY Tie Dye shirts are very popular here at AstroCamp especially during summer camp.  We want to take you through the process of making one of these awesome shirts. Only 5 Steps and your done! Step 1: Make a solution of water and soda ash and soak the T shirt in it for 20 minutes.

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