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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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Program(s) for starting 09/19/2020

Nov
04
Program

Science Story Time: Falling Leaves

10:30 AM

Celebrate the end of fall as we play and get creative with leaves. To get inspired, we’ll read about the adventures of Leaf Man in Lois Ehlert’s colorful book of leaf collages.

Audience: Children, Families, Science Story TIme

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Nov
05
Program

Homeschoolers Series: Superhero Science (ages 6-8)

10:30 AM

Up, Up, and engineer your way through a variety of challenges! Explore the science behind your favorite superhero or super-shero, build your own superhero action figures, and…

Audience: Children, Homeschoolers

Cost: $75 (members), $85 (non-members)

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Event Notes: We are currently only enrolling participants who live in Vermont due to Vermont travel restrictions

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Nov
05
Program

Homeschoolers Series: Superhero Science (ages 9-12)

1:00 PM

Up, Up, and engineer your way through a variety of challenges! Explore the science behind your favorite superhero or super-shero, build your own superhero action figures, and…

Audience: Children, Homeschoolers

Cost: $75 (members), $85 (non-members)

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Event Notes: We are currently only enrolling participants who live in Vermont due to Vermont travel restrictions.

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Nov
06
Program

Messy Mixtures

10:30 AM

In this three-part in-person program for children ages 4-5 and an adult, we will mix, experiment and get messy with science. Each week we will focus on different experiments…

Audience: Children, Programs for Preschoolers

Cost: $60 (members), $70 (non-members)

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Event Notes: Canceled

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Nov
07
Program

Science Story Time: Falling Leaves

10:30 AM

Celebrate the end of fall as we play and get creative with leaves. To get inspired, we’ll read about the adventures of Leaf Man in Lois Ehlert’s colorful book of leaf collages.

Audience: Children, Families, Science Story TIme

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Nov
18
Program

Science Story Time: Air Play

10:30 AM

We’ll read the playful book Windblown by Edouard Manceau, then explore shapes and air as we build paper contraptions to blow in the wind.

Audience: Children, Families, Science Story TIme

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Nov
18
Program

Health Research Live! Vaccine Research and Initiatives

12:00 PM

The COVID-19 pandemic has shone a spotlight on vaccinations in the larger conversation of public health. Elizabeth Talbot (New Hampshire’s Deputy State Epidemiologist) and…

Audience: Adults, Health Research Live!

Location: via Zoom; details to follow after registration

Cost: Free

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Nov
21
Program

Science Story Time: Air Play

10:30 AM

We’ll read the playful book Windblown by Edouard Manceau, then explore shapes and air as we build paper contraptions to blow in the wind.

Audience: Children, Families, Science Story TIme

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Nov
28
Program

Science Story Time: Float Your Boat

10:30 AM

Build, test, and sink your own boat as we learn about balance and weight (along with the silly antics of some cute critters) in Pamela Allen’s Who Sank the Boat?

Audience: Families, Science Story TIme

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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