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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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Program(s) for starting 10/05/2020

Dec
02
Program

Superhero Science Virtual Workshop (for ages 6-8)

10:00 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, Virtual Workshop Series

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

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Dec
02
Program

Make It Move! Virtual Workshop (for ages 6–8)

3:00 PM

Each week, use a variety of special materials provided by the Montshire to experiment with a different force, such as gravity or magnetism. Discover how forces make things move!…

Audience: Children, Homeschoolers, Virtual Workshop Series

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

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Dec
03
Program

Homeschoolers Series: Artful Insects (ages 6-8)

10:30 AM

Explore the diversity and adaptations of insects in this three part series that combines natural history and making. We’ll use the museum’s insect collection, live insects,…

Audience: Children, Homeschoolers

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

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Event Notes: Program canceled.

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Dec
03
Program

Homeschoolers Series: Artful Insects (ages 9-12)

1:00 PM

Explore the diversity and adaptations of insects in this three part series that combines natural history and making. We’ll use the museum’s insect collection, live insects,…

Audience: Children, Homeschoolers

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

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Event Notes: Program canceled.

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Dec
16
Program

Science Story Time: Dragonflies

10:30 AM

Explore the remarkable life cycle of dragonflies as we read the book Are You a Dragonfly? by Judy Allen. We’ll then make our own mechanical dragonflies to take home.

Audience: Children, Families, Science Story TIme

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Dec
16
Program

Health Research Live! Advances in Telehealth

12:00 PM

Telehealth has rapidly expanded in the past year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. What advances have been made and how does this affect public health? What does this mean for how…

Audience: Adults, Health Research Live!

Location: Via Zoom

Cost: Free

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Dec
19
Program

Science Story Time: Dragonflies

10:30 AM

Explore the remarkable life cycle of dragonflies as we read the book Are You a Dragonfly? by Judy Allen. We’ll then make our own mechanical dragonflies to take home.

Audience: Children, Families, Science Story TIme

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Dec
23
Program

Science Story Time: Shadows

10:30 AM

Build your own shadow puppets after getting inspired by all the animals found in Michael Bartalos’ Shadowville.

Audience: Children, Families, Science Story TIme

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Dec
26
Program

Science Story Time: Shadows

10:30 AM

Build your own shadow puppets after getting inspired by all the animals found in Michael Bartalos’ Shadowville.

Audience: Children, Families, Science Story TIme

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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