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Enjoy a day of family fun, full of engineering and science exploration!

Featured Upcoming Event on July 23 at 10:00 am

Summer Science Day

Enjoy a day of family fun, full of engineering and science exploration! Summer Science Day is the second event in Montshire in Motion, a series of fundraising events that help to move forward the Montshire’s mission of science education.

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Program(s) for starting 05/08/2021

Oct
06
Program

Test Tube Science for ages 4-6

10:00 AM

Predict, experiment, and make observations as we create our own unique mixtures each week. It’s the perfect blend for a gleeful and messy science time.

Audience: Children, Programs for Preschoolers

Location: On-site at the Montshire

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

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Oct
07
Program

Airplay for Homeschoolers age 6-8

10:30 AM

Explore air, including its physical properties, how objects interact with it, and how moving air can be a force that behaves in interesting ways.

Audience: Children, Homeschoolers

Location: On-site at the Montshire

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

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Oct
07
Program

Airplay for Homeschoolers ages 9-12

1:00 PM

Explore air, including its physical properties, how objects interact with it, and how moving air can be a force that behaves in interesting ways.

Audience: Children, Homeschoolers

Location: On-site at the Montshire

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

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Oct
10
Program

Mushroom Walk

1:00 PM

Join expert Faith Hunt on this annual foray that will introduce you to a spectacular variety of local fungi. This fascinating program concludes with an opportunity to sample…

Audience: Adults, Mushroom Walk

Location: Montshire grounds; meet in the Classroom

Cost: $65 (members), $75 (non-members)

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Oct
14
Program

Science Story Time: Color Mixing

10:30 AM

A favorite for young museums families! We’ll read the book Mouse Paint by Ellen Stole Walsh. Then, we’ll make our own rainbow of colors using mixing trays, pipettes, and…

Audience: Children, Families, Science Story TIme

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Oct
21
Program

Science Story Time: Sort it Out

10:30 AM

We’ll read the book Sort it Out by Barbara Mariconda about a pack rat and his great collection objects to get us ready for our own sorting challenge. Each family will get a…

Audience: Families, Science Story TIme

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Oct
28
Program

Science Story Time: Balance

10:30 AM

We’ll read the delightful book Just a Little Bit about friends both large and small on a teeter totter. Young families will then get to practice early math skills as they use…

Audience: Families, Science Story TIme

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Nov
01
Program

Experiment, Imagine, Create Virtual Workshop for ages 4-5 with a caregiver

10:00 AM

Each week we will experiment with a different type of force or motion. Then using what we discover to create a fun toy or game for further play.

Audience: Children, Programs for Preschoolers, Virtual Workshop Series

Location: Via Zoom; details to follow after registration

Cost: $70 (members), $85 (non-members)

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Event Notes: Program is canceled

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Nov
01
Program

Pinball Wizard Virtual Workshop for ages 9-12

1:00 PM

The Montshire offers programs, series and special event days for homeschoolers to explore inquiry-based science.

Audience: Children, Homeschoolers, Virtual Workshop Series

Location: Via Zoom; details to follow after registration

Cost: $120 (members), $140 (non-members)

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