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Explore force and motion as we apply scientific principles of equilibrium, stability, center of balance, and gravity to our focused engineering and tinkering time together.

Homeschoolers Series: Kinetic Art (ages 12-15)

Explore force and motion as we apply scientific principles of equilibrium, stability, center of balance, and gravity to our focused engineering and tinkering time together. Engaging challenges at the start of each in-person session will allow us to gain familiarity with the properties of the materials we have to build with, and help generate ideas on how they may be integrated into larger projects, as we engineer kinetic sculptures and mechanisms.

Wednesdays, 10am-12pm, November 4, 11, and 18.

12-15 year olds

Limit: 8 participants

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Program(s) starting 02/01/2020

Feb
04
Program

The Art of the Shade Garden

1:00 PM

Sarah and Gary Milek will share information on their methods for gardening in the shade at Cider Hill Gardens & Gallery. Gary’s wonderful paintings will thrill you and…

Audience: Adults, Hanover Garden Club

Location: Community Room

Cost: Free

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Feb
17
Program

February Break Science Camp: Animal Tracks and Signs for Grades 1-2

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
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
Program

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
Program

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
Program

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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