News - Category: Stories of Service

eScience Labs Hosts Science Fair at Local School

By esltim, 02/16/2016 - 16:19

By Caitlin Runne-Janczy

DENVER – Feb. 5, 2016. Students at Stargate Charter School in Thornton, Colo. recently participated in an afternoon of science and fun at an eScience Labs-hosted science fair.

Members of the eScience Labs team set up five experiments for students to participate in. From dissecting owl pellets and identifying the bones within to using rockets to learn about the principles of physics, the students had a blast.

eScience Interns Bring Science to Low Income Kids

By Nathan, 07/23/2014 - 13:25

This week eScience interns took science on the road! Eight interns went to Warren Village, a transitional housing program that helps low income single parents acquire the life skills to achieve self-sufficiency. While parents took night classes, eScience interns partnered with kids to extract DNA from bananas, have a rocket launching competition, test buoyancy by engineering their own boats, and even explore geology by observing crystallization processes.

eScience Labs Helps Local Boy Scouts Paint a Church Fence

By Nathan, 04/09/2014 - 08:29

March 4, 2014: eScience Labs assisted Troop 712 in painting the Bethany Luthern Church fence. The fence painting was Andrew Higgins's Eagle Scout project. The fence was longer than a football field and over eight feet high. eScience contributed over 20 gallons of paint and assisted in painting the fence with Troop 712. The project took over 16 hours to prepare, paint and touch up.

Year-End Review: eScience Labs' Community Outreach Program Grows!

By Nathan, 03/18/2014 - 11:32

December 23rd, 2013: Volunteering and spreading goodwill is a common theme throughout the holiday season, but for eScience Labs, these ideals are part of our everyday culture. 2013 was a great year for us in many ways. We increased learning opportunities, found new ways to support our staff and clients, and strengthened our give-back program. Here is a summary of our favorite donations.

eScience Labs Volunteers for FEMA Disaster Relief

By Nathan, 03/18/2014 - 11:29

December 4th, 2013: On a blustery snow day when temperatures dipped below 10 degrees, eScience Labs’ Volunteer Team piled into COO Scott Higgins truck to help staff the Loveland FEMA Donation Distribution Center. FEMA has been a vital resource for the Colorado flood victims who endured disastrous floods last fall. This natural disaster destroyed nothing short of homes, neighborhoods, and communities, and left many Colorado families heartbroken.

Music at the Heart of eScience: Written By Ali Dunbar

By Nathan, 03/18/2014 - 10:11

July 3rd, 2013: Music is the auditory connection between the warehouse and the office at eScience Labs. It is the common thread the pulls the employees together. One side of the building is dedicated to physically building the lab kits, and the other side is responsible for organizing the creation and the sale of the lab kits. Although the two parts of the building complement one another, they are fundamentally focused on the different sides of the business.

eScience Labs Rides On...

By Nathan, 03/18/2014 - 10:07

June 23rd, 2013: Led by Andrea Rex, the eScience bike commuters Charles Duckett and Scott Higgins participated in Colorado's Bike to Work Day. The Denver Regional Council of Governments, or DRCOG, brings together city and county governments and other interested groups in the metro area each year to plan Bike to Work Day as a way of raising awareness of bicycle commuting.