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Experiment with aquatic robots!

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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Special Event(s) for starting 03/07/2020

Dec
11
Special Event

Astronomy Day

10:30 AM

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…

Audience: Adults, Families

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Jan
08
Special Event

Creepy Crawly Craft Party

10:30 AM

Get crafty with your favorite creepy crawlies! We’ll visit the Montshire’s live insect colonies and learn all about these fascinating creatures. Combine science and art…

Audience: Families

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Feb
12
Special Event

Igloo Build and the Science of Winter

10:30 AM

Learn how to build an insulated, sturdy house strong enough to support the weight of a polar bear! Dr. Bert Yankielun, engineer and author of the book How to Build an Igloo and…

Audience: Families, Igloo Build and the Science of Winter

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Mar
12
Special Event

Color Celebration

10:30 AM

Experience the wonder of color in science!

Audience: Families

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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May
06
Special Event

Museum Closed

10:00 AM

The Montshire is closed in preparation for it’s benefit event, the Fiddlehead Fling Gala.

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May
06
Special Event

Fiddlehead Fling Gala 2022

6:00 PM

Join us for an evening of celebration, community, and philanthropy in support of the Montshire Museum of Science at the Fiddlehead Fling.

Audience: Adults

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May
28
Special Event

Special Exhibition Opens! Leonardo da Vinci: Machines in Motion

10:00 AM

Leonardo da Vinci: Machines in Motion is a unique interactive experience with full-size machines, constructed after an in-depth study of da Vinci’s designs by a group of…

Audience: Adults, Children, Families, Preteens and Teens, Teachers

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Jun
01
Special Event

Member Night

5:00 PM

Enjoy an evening museum visit during this special event for Montshire members.

Audience: Adults, Children, Families

This Event is for Members Only

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Jul
23
Special Event

Summer Science Day

10:00 AM

Plan for a day full of engineering and science exploration!

Audience: Adults, Children, Families

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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