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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 05/06/2021

Mar
24
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Homeschool series: Sustainable Engineering for ages 12-15 (4 part series begins)

1:00 PM

Combine engineering design and alternative energy strategies, as we create cardboard structures and fit them with solar, wind and other sustainable energy solutions! In each…

Audience: Children, Preteens and Teens, Homeschoolers

Location: On-site at the Montshire

Cost: $100 (members), $120 (non-members)

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Apr
05
Program

Hanover Garden Club: Floral Designs Inspired By Fabulous New England Gardens

1:00 PM

Join Thelma Shoneman in this program, which features floral designs inspired by four New England gardens: Coastal Maine Botanical Garden; Hildene in Vermont; Tower Hill Botanic…

Audience: Adults, Hanover Garden Club

Location: Community Room

Cost: Free

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May
02
Program

Homeschool Series: Aquatic Explorations ages 6-8 (3 part series begins)

10:30 AM

Explore our local aquatic world in this three-week series. Using microscope, we’ll learn about the aquatic insects and invertebrates found in ponds. We’ll also be introduced…

Audience: Children, Homeschoolers

Location: On-site at the Montshire

Cost: $75 (members), $90 (non-members)

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May
02
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Homeschool Series: Aquatic Explorations for ages 9-12 (3 part series begins)

1:00 PM

Explore our local aquatic world in this three-week series. Using microscope, we’ll learn about the aquatic insects and invertebrates found in ponds. We’ll also be introduced…

Audience: Children, Homeschoolers

Location: On-site at the Montshire

Cost: $75 (members), $90 (non-members)

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May
03
Program

Hanover Garden Club: Designing with Ferns

1:00 PM

Learn about the diversity among ferns and how to use these plants in the garden. Speaker Leslie Duthie will also share the important ecological role of ferns in the landscape…

Audience: Adults, Hanover Garden Club

Location: Community Room

Cost: Free

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Sep
06
Program

The Perennial Plant Collector’s Corner

1:00 PM

Audience: Adults, Hanover Garden Club

Cost: Free

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Sep
08
Program

TogetherTime Tales: Color Mixing

10:30 AM

A favorite for young museum families! We’ll read the book Mouse Paint by Ellen Stole Walsh to get us ready to make our own rainbow of colors using mixing trays, pipettes, and…

Audience: Children, Families, Science Story TIme, TogetherTime Tales

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Sep
09
Program

Science Yoga

11:30 AM

This full-body, playful program combines body awareness with an introduction to early science topics ranging from dinosaurs to planets. Feel free to BYOYM (bring-your-own-yoga-mat) or borrow one of ours.

Audience: Children, Families, Science Yoga

Location: Classroom

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Sep
14
Program

Science Yoga

11:30 AM

This full-body, playful program combines body awareness with an introduction to early science topics ranging from dinosaurs to planets. Feel free to BYOYM (bring-your-own-yoga-mat) or borrow one of ours.

Audience: Children, Families, Science Yoga

Location: Classroom

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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