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Learn about the night sky at Astronomy Day.

Astronomy Day

A day of planetary and astronomical exploration!

Enjoy a full day of activities for learners of all ages, covering topics from stars to planets, comets to meteorites. Join museum staff and guest astronomers as we explore outer space during the darkest month of the year.

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Program(s) for starting 07/07/2019

Feb
18
Program

February Break Science Camp: Animal Tracks and Signs for Grades 3–5

9:00 AM

At the Animal Tracks and Signs camp: Solve winter mysteries through tracking. Learn or hone your skills, create animal track books, and explore the museum’s collection of…

Audience: Children, February Break Science Camp

Cost: $70/day (members), $77/day (non-members)

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Feb
19
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February Break Science Camp: Kitchen Chemistry for Grades 1-3

9:00 AM

At the Kitchen Chemistry camp: Learn about chemistry that can be done at home with ingredients found in the kitchen. Activities will explore density, mixtures, pH, and physical…

Audience: Children, February Break Science Camp

Cost: $70/day (members), $77/day (non-members)

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Feb
20
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February Break Science Camp: Rollways for Grades 3-5

9:00 AM

At the Rollaways camp: Engineer you own giant rollways of ramps, tunnels, tubes and obstacles. Can your ball make it from one end to the other?

Audience: Children, February Break Science Camp

Cost: $70/day (members), $77/day (non-members)

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Feb
21
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February Break Science Camp: Rollways for Grades 1-2

9:00 AM

At the Rollways camp: Engineer you own giant rollways of ramps, tunnels, tubes and obstacles. Can your ball make it from one end to the other?

Audience: Children, February Break Science Camp

Cost: $70/day (members), $77/day (non-members)

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Mar
03
Program

Design-Less Gardening

1:00 PM

Disregard traditional design rules and adopt a new approach. What clues can you take from your landscape to help you provide the right plant for the right place? Learn to…

Audience: Adults, Hanover Garden Club

Location: Community Room

Cost: Free

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Mar
05
Program

Homeschoolers Series: Microscopes and Biology (Ages 12–15)

10:00 AM

Explore the microscopic worlds living at the Montshire! Use microscopes to investigate the diverse algae growing in our fish tanks and the fungus gardens of our leaf cutter…

Audience: Preteens and Teens, Homeschoolers

Cost: $80 (members), $90 (non-members)

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Mar
05
Program

Science Story Time: Making Music

11:00 AM

Explore the Montshire’s “Making Music: Science of Musical Instruments” exhibition as we read Play this Book by Jessica Young and Daniel Wiseman. Young children will have…

Audience: Families, Science Story TIme

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Mar
06
Program

Montshire Makers: Slotted Sculptures

6:00 PM

Use our laser cutter to make your own slotted sculpture pieces: flat, 2-D materials that slot together to create a 3-D sculpture. Make a moose with four pieces. Make a rocket…

Audience: Preteens and Teens, Montshire Makers

Cost: $8 (members), $10 (non-members)

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Mar
11
Program

Health Research Live! Adverse Childhood Experiences

8:30 AM

Learn about emerging science regarding adverse childhood experiences and contribute your own perspective in this interactive program. Panelists include: Kay Jankowski, Clinical…

Audience: Adults, Health Research Live!

Cost: Free

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