Exploring Energy

An afternoon of discovery with a focus on alternative energy

Take part in hands-on activities demonstrating how electricity can be generated from wind and solar, speak with local energy experts, and  tour the Montshire's new wood pellet boiler system.

1pm - Investigating Solar Cells (at the Science Discovery Lab)

1:30pm - Tour of Wood Pellet Boiler System 

2:30pm - Generating Electricity with Wind (at the Science Discovery Lab)

3pm - Tour of Wood Pellet Boiler System

3:30pm - Build a Better Battery (at the Science Discovery Lab)

1–4pm - Demonstrations from Efficiency Vermont and Northern Forest Center

In mid-October, the Montshire Museum of Science installed a new wood pellet boiler system as part of ongoing efforts to achieve more environmentally sustainable operations at the Museum. To celebrate this move towards building a greener organization, the Montshire is hosting a series of special events that will share the Museum’s experience and offer information from experts on renewable energy.