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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 12/03/2020

Feb
02
Program

Messy Mixtures Virtual Workshop, Session 1 (for children ages 6-8)

10:00 AM

In this virtual workshop for children ages 6-8, we will mix, experiment and get messy with science. Each week we will focus on a different experiment, use a variety of…

Audience: Children, Virtual Workshop Series

Location: Via Zoom; details to follow after registration

Cost: $85 (members), $100 (non-members)

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Feb
02
Program

Hanover Garden Club: Make A Day-Brightening Bouquet At Home

1:00 PM

Join Priscilla Clark and learn how to put together a floral arrangement to brighten your ongoing time at home. Create a lovely bouquet using supermarket flowers and a favorite…

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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Feb
02
Program

Messy Mixtures Virtual Workshop, Session 2 (for children ages 6-8)

3:30 PM

In this virtual workshop for children ages 6-8, we will mix, experiment and get messy with science. Each week we will focus on a different experiment, use a variety of…

Audience: Children, Virtual Workshop Series

Location: Via Zoom; details to follow after registration

Cost: $85 (members), $100 (non-members)

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Feb
04
Program

Artful Insects Virtual Workshop, Session 1 (for ages 9-12)

10:00 AM

Learn about the intricate beauty, anatomy, and adaptations of insects during this three week series as we meet the museum’s live insect collection up close on your screen,…

Audience: Children, Preteens and Teens, Virtual Workshop Series

Location: Via Zoom; details to follow after registration

Cost: $85 (members), $100 (non-members)

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Feb
04
Program

Discovering Norwich: Prickly Neighbors in the Woods

6:30 PM

Norwich’s nonprofits have teamed up to offer a program series ON ZOOM to help the community get out and about to explore Norwich and meet neighbors. ​Join Montshire Educator…

Audience: Adults, Children, Families

Location: Via Zoom

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Feb
10
Program

Science Story Time: Ice Challenge

10:30 AM

Explore the world of ice fishing in One Frozen Lake by Deborah Jo Larson, then try to extract your own fish from a block of ice.

Audience: Children, Families, Science Story TIme

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Feb
13
Program

Science Story Time: Ice Challenge

10:30 AM

Explore the world of ice fishing in One Frozen Lake by Deborah Jo Larson, then try to extract your own fish from a block of ice.

Audience: Children, Families, Science Story TIme

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Feb
15
Program

Igloo Build at Home

 

We give you the online resources to create your own Igloo Build experience at home. Participate in as much as you’d like! Pick and choose which and how many of the resources…

Audience: Families, Igloo Build and the Science of Winter

Cost: $30 (members), $40 (non-members)

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Feb
15
Program

Solar-Powered Critters (inspired by 2040)

10:00 AM

Motivated by his 4-year-old daughter and concern for the planet she will inherit, filmmaker Damon Gameau’s 2040 shares his global journey to meet the innovators and change…

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

Cost: Free

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