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Jellybot: Soft, Aquatic, Bio-inspired Engineering

In this three session program, Students will explore density, buoyancy, thrust, and other physics concepts through a variety of engineering design challenges using jellyfish and other aquatic organisms for inspiration. Throughout this process, they will collect and interpret data, test and redesign their device, and then take on a series of challenges. At the end of the program, students will pilot real-life robotic jellyfish created by local engineering firm, Creare LLC. **Enrollment for this program includes three sessions on Tuesdays, Oct. 11, 18, and 25

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Science Discovery Lab Activity(s) starting 03/07/2020

Mar
07
Science Discovery Lab Activity

Life Sciences Explorations

3:00 PM

Use scientific tools to examine anything from skulls to seeds, anatomy to animal tracking. Explore a different topic each time - a family activity for all ages.

Audience: Children, Families

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Mar
08
Science Discovery Lab Activity

Building and Engineering

11:00 AM

Build, problem solve, and test your own contraptions – from parachutes to gliders, string telephones to aluminum boats. Build a different project each time – a family…

Audience: Children, Families

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Mar
08
Science Discovery Lab Activity

Lab Coat Investigations

3:00 PM

Each Lab Coat Investigation explores a different topic—from making batteries to using microscopes, extracting DNA to modeling glaciers. For adults and kids 9 and up at the…

Audience: Children, Families, Preteens and Teens

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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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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Apr
06
Program

Montshire at Home: Chain Reaction

7:30 AM

Audience: Families

Cost: Free

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Apr
13
Program

Montshire at Home: Eggs

7:30 AM

Audience: Families

Cost: Free

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Apr
20
Program

Montshire at Home: Cardboard Creations

7:30 AM

Join us for a week of videos, home projects, downloadable activities, and other learning resources as we build cardboard creations!

Audience: Families

Cost: Free

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Apr
22
Program

Health Research Live: Staying informed! How to get accurate information about COVID-19

2:00 PM

About the Speakers Brendan Nyhan, PhD is a professor in the Department of Government at Dartmouth College. His research focuses on misperceptions about politics and health care.…

Audience: Adults, Health Research Live!

Location: via Zoom

Cost: Free

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Apr
27
Program

Montshire at Home: Density

7:30 AM

Density is this week’s science topic on Montshire at Home. Check out the videos and downloads of experiments demonstrating density that you can do yourself with salt, water,…

Audience: Families

Cost: Free

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