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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 01/17/2021

Feb
25
Program

Pop-up Cards and Creations (Virtual Family Science Workshop)

1:00 PM

Discover how to turn a flat piece of paper into a pop-up masterpiece. Learn several techniques for creating 3-dimensional shapes and structures, and use your creativity to…

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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Feb
26
Program

Sink or Swim (Virtual Family Science Workshop)

10:00 AM

Experiment with density and buoyancy in this virtual workshop as we predict and test what will sink or float. As an engineering challenge, we will design boats and maybe even a…

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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Feb
28
Program

Animals Up Close: Crawdads

4:00 PM

Meet the most secretive resident of our large fish tanks. Get an up close look at our crawdad — both in the water and out — as we count claws, look for gills, and see what…

Audience: Children, Families, Animals Up Close

Location: Via Zoom

Cost: Free

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Mar
01
Program

Airplay: Virtual Workshop, Session 1 (for ages 4-5 with a caregiver)

9:00 AM

It floats, it falls, it flies, it glides! We’ll build and experiment with them all as we make everything from parachutes to rockets to helicopters, to test and play with again…

Audience: Children, Programs for Preschoolers, Virtual Workshop Series

Location: Via Zoom; details to follow after registration

Cost: $110 (members), $135 (non-members)

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Mar
01
Program

Airplay: Virtual Workshop, Session 2 (for ages 4-5 with a caregiver)

10:00 AM

It floats, it falls, it flies, it glides! We’ll build and experiment with them all as we make everything from parachutes to rockets to helicopters, to test and play with again…

Audience: Children, Programs for Preschoolers, Virtual Workshop Series

Location: Via Zoom; details to follow after registration

Cost: $110 (members), $135 (non-members)

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Mar
01
Program

Airplay: Virtual Workshop, Session 3 (for ages 4-5 with a caregiver)

10:45 AM

It floats, it falls, it flies, it glides! We’ll build and experiment with them all as we make everything from parachutes to rockets to helicopters, to test and play with again…

Audience: Children, Programs for Preschoolers, Virtual Workshop Series

Location: Via Zoom; details to follow after registration

Cost: $110 (members), $135 (non-members)

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Mar
02
Program

Hanover Garden Club: Jaw Dropping, Traffic Stopping, Get Your Neighbors Talking Container Gardens

1:00 PM

Join Deborah Trickett to learn how to create lush container gardens that will be the envy of the neighborhood! Tune in for a ZOOM demonstration that shows you how to take your…

Audience: Adults, Hanover Garden Club

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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Mar
02
Program

Pinball Wizard Virtual Workshop Session 2 for ages 9-12

3:30 PM

In this virtual workshop, 9-12 year olds will design, test and build your own working, cardboard pinball machine around a theme of your choosing. Engineer a launcher, flippers,…

Audience: Children, Homeschoolers, Virtual Workshop Series

Location: Via Zoom; details to follow after registration

Cost: $110 (members), $135 (non-members)

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Mar
04
Program

Cars in Motion Virtual Workshop Session 2 for ages 6-8

3:30 PM

In this virtual workshop for children ages 6-8, we’ll be designing and testing cars all month long. From building our own toy cars to testing hot wheels under scientific…

Audience: Children, Homeschoolers, Virtual Workshop Series

Location: Via Zoom; details to follow after registration

Cost: $110 (members), $135 (non-members)

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