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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 10/21/2020

Dec
28
Program

Save that Box! (Virtual Family Science Workhshop)

1:00 PM

Have you ever had more fun playing with a cardboard box than what came inside? Cardboard is one of the Montshire’s favorite construction materials. Join us as we reveal some…

Audience: Children, Families, Virtual Family Science Workshops, Virtual Workshop Series

Location: Via Zoom; details to follow after registration

Cost: $20 (members), $25 (non-members)

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Dec
29
Program

Tessellations (Virtual Family Science Workshop)

1:00 PM

Tessellations are beautiful mosaics of repeating images that fit together like puzzle pieces. Ranging from simple shapes to complex and creative figures, tessellations provide…

Audience: Children, Families, Virtual Family Science Workshops, Virtual Workshop Series

Location: Via Zoom; details to follow after registration

Cost: $20 (members), $25 (non-members)

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Dec
30
Program

Science Story Time: Toppling Towers

10:30 AM

Iggy Peck Architect by Andrea Beaty features a kid that can never stop building and building! We’ll make our own towers with 100’s of cups and other oddities as we reach for…

Audience: Children, Families, Science Story TIme

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Dec
31
Program

Balancing Structures (Virtual Family Science Workshop)

10:00 AM

Turn everyday objects and toys into beautifully balancing artworks! Play and science are perfect partners to help us explore balance and stability as we engineer kinetic…

Audience: Children, Families, Virtual Family Science Workshops, Virtual Workshop Series

Location: Via Zoom; details to follow after registration

Cost: $20 (members), $25 (non-members)

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Jan
02
Program

Science Story Time: Toppling Towers

10:30 AM

Iggy Peck Architect by Andrea Beaty features a kid that can never stop building and building! We’ll make our own towers with 100’s of cups and other oddities as we reach for…

Audience: Children, Families, Science Story TIme

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Jan
04
Program

Messy Mixtures Virtual Program (for ages 4-5 with a caregiver)

9:00 AM

In this virtual program for children ages 4-5 and an adult, we will mix, experiment and get messy with science. Each week we will focus on a different experiment, use a variety…

Audience: Children, Families, Programs for Preschoolers, Virtual Workshop Series

Location: Via Zoom; details to follow after registration

Cost: $100 (members), $125 (non-members)

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Jan
05
Program

Electricity Virtual Workshop (for ages 9-12)

10:00 AM

Grow your understanding of circuits and make electricity work for you as we create switches, capacitors, and more! Design challenges will guide our investigations and develop…

Audience: Children, Homeschoolers, Virtual Workshop Series

Location: Via Zoom; details to follow after registration

Cost: $100 (members), $125 (non-members)

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Jan
05
Program

Hanover Garden Club: Designing with Proven Winners (2021 Selections)

1:00 PM

Join a discussion with Russ Knowles, the regional retail account manager at Proven Winners. Proven Winners operates out of Pleasant View Garden and serves multiple large,…

Audience: Adults, Hanover Garden Club

Location: Via Zoom; details to follow after registration

Cost: Free

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Event Notes: This program will be conducted on Zoom. Once you have registered, a link will be sent to you the day before the program.

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Jan
05
Program

Light and Mirrors Virtual Workshop (for ages 6-8)

3:30 PM

Use mirrors as a fun science tool to experiment with reflections, angles and symmetry. Together, we’ll create everything from kaleidoscopes to periscopes. In the dark we’ll…

Audience: Children, Homeschoolers, Virtual Workshop Series

Location: Via Zoom; details to follow after registration

Cost: $100 (members), $125 (non-members)

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