Little Beakers

Couple hopes to grow science lab in 2013

With a background in research chemistry, Cinttya Morgan and her husband, Trevor, offer a hands-on approach to science at their lab, Little Beakers.

Opened in June, the business hosts birthday parties, summer camps, self-guided tours, field trips and after-school classes at the lab, which has four different stations: reactions, properties, polymers and explosions. Children can make slime or fake snow, learn how molecules interact, play with rockets and volcanoes or learn how plastics are made at Little Beakers.

"We got away from doing hands-on activities [in schools]," Cinttya Morgan said. "They can come here and learn about the scientific method, and by the time they are in high school they are excited about science, and that's our goal."

For 2013, the Morgans are considering whether to branch out to new locations, hoping to grow their classes and possibly hire new employees.

"We're looking at bringing other people on so Cinttya can develop more [experiments]," Trevor Morgan said.

Ultimately, the Morgans love watching children interact with parents and seeing the excitement as they learn more about science.

"I see 7-year-old kids learning molecules I did when I was a sophomore in college," Cinttya Morgan said. "It's incredible how much they can learn."

By Marie Leonard
Marie came to Community Impact Newspaper in June 2011 after starting her career at a daily newspaper in East Texas. She worked as a reporter and editor for the Cy-Fair edition for nearly 5 years covering Harris County, Cy-Fair ISD, and local development and transportation news. She then moved to The Woodlands edition and covered local politics and development news in the master-planned community before being promoted to managing editor for the South Houston editions in July 2017.