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Join us each week for Science Story Time – we’ll explore a new theme each week as we read a story, explore an exhibition, and engage in hands-on activities specially chosen for preschool families.

Upcoming Science Story Times

Plus (click or tap to expand) + 9/16 Bubbles

Head to the outside exhibition “Bubbles: Science in Soap” and join us as we read the silly book The Big Bad Bubble by Adam Rubin. You’ll then have a chance to build your own bubble wands that can make giant bubbles to test on the grassy lawns.

Plus (click or tap to expand) + 9/23 Mirrors

Families will have the chance to use mirrors to solve ingenious puzzles in the book M is for Mirror by Duncan Burmingham. After the story you’ll get to experiment with puzzles, reflections, angles and more with table top mirrors.

Plus (click or tap to expand) + 9/30 Color Mixing

A favorite for young museums 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 primary colors.

Plus (click or tap to expand) + 10/7 Sort it Out

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 mystery mixture to sort out using a variety of preschool friendly tools.

Plus (click or tap to expand) + 10/14 Balance

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 the museum’s balances to compare and measure a variety of objects.

Plus (click or tap to expand) + 10/21 The Montshire Moose

Meet the bull moose downstairs in the “Discovering the Natural World” exhibition as we read Looking for a Moose by Phyllis Root. We’ll then have the chance to practice our own tracking skills by matching animal tracks and making our own track books.

Plus (click or tap to expand) + 10/28 Leafcutter Ants

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 we make our own insect art to take home.

Upcoming Dates and Times

Sep
30
Program

Science Story Time

11:00 AM

Join us each week for Science Story Time – we’ll explore a new theme each week as we read a story, explore an exhibition, and engage in hands-on activities specially chosen…

Audience: Families, Science Story TIme

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Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Oct
07
Program

Science Story Time

11:00 AM

Join us each week for Science Story Time – we’ll explore a new theme each week as we read a story, explore an exhibition, and engage in hands-on activities specially chosen…

Audience: Families, Science Story TIme

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Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Oct
14
Program

Science Story Time

11:00 AM

Join us each week for Science Story Time – we’ll explore a new theme each week as we read a story, explore an exhibition, and engage in hands-on activities specially chosen…

Audience: Families, Science Story TIme

Location:

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Oct
21
Program

Science Story Time

11:00 AM

Join us each week for Science Story Time – we’ll explore a new theme each week as we read a story, explore an exhibition, and engage in hands-on activities specially chosen…

Audience: Families, Science Story TIme

Location:

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Oct
28
Program

Science Story Time

11:00 AM

Join us each week for Science Story Time – we’ll explore a new theme each week as we read a story, explore an exhibition, and engage in hands-on activities specially chosen…

Audience: Families, Science Story TIme

Location:

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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