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Experiment with aquatic robots!

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 06/28/2021

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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Nov
01
Program

Pinball Wizard Virtual Workshop for ages 9-12

1:00 PM

Audience: Children, Homeschoolers, Virtual Workshop Series

Location: Via Zoom; details to follow after registration

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

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Nov
02
Program

Hanover Garden Club: The Curious Person’s Guide to Earth Repair

1:00 PM

Around the world, people are finding that even the most harsh and damaged environments can be restored. In this talk, Judith D. Schwartz will share what she’s learned from…

Audience: Adults, Hanover Garden Club

Cost: Free

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Nov
03
Program

Amazing Magnets for ages 4-6

10:00 AM

Each week, experiment and use the force of magnets as we examine their attracting and repelling properties. Discover what is magnetic, try fun magnet tricks, and play games with…

Audience: Children, Programs for Preschoolers

Location: On-site at the Montshire

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

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Nov
11
Program

Science Story Time: Leafcutter Ants

10:30 AM

We’ll read the book Are You an Ant? by Judy Allen to learn all about an ant’s life. Afterwards you’ll have a chance to see the museum’s live colony of leafcutter ants as…

Audience: Families, Science Story TIme

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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