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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 01/04/2021

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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Event Notes: registration closed

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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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Feb
22
Program

Creative Costumes (Virtual Family Science Workshop)

10:00 AM

Create a fantastical hat, a crazy mask or cool costume with upcycled materials like cardboard, wrapping paper, ribbons and bows. Imagination, engineering and sustainability meet…

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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Event Notes: Program is canceled

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Feb
23
Program

Salty Science (Virtual Family Science Workshop)

1:00 PM

Open those kitchen cabinets and grab some supplies for some family kitchen science. Together we’ll explore dissolving, density and evaporation with classic experiments from…

Audience: 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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Feb
24
Program

Rollways (Virtual Family Science Workshop)

1:00 PM

Spend the afternoon creating your own marble obstacle course and ball run in a race to be the last ball to drop! Full of problem solving, creativity, and hilarity as you may…

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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