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Little Edisons – Little Makers

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October 27, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm EDT

You canโ€™t claim to be a Little Edison if you donโ€™t make things! First, students read about Rosie Revere, who learned from her famous aunt, Rosie the Riveter, that itโ€™s okay to fail if you keep on trying. Participants make a hoop plane and see if they can get it airborne. Then give a bear a ride on a boat built out of various materials. Take the plane and boat home and see if you can improve their design.

miSciโ€™s Little Edisons program, for kids ages 3 to 5, is fun way to nurture the curiosity of pint-sized future engineers, chemists, and inventors. Sessions are 45 minutes long and feature hands-on activities designed to teach problem solving and to encourage the joy of discovery. Little Edisons takes place Wednesdays, from 12 to 12:45 p.m., and Saturdays, from 10 to 10:45 a.m. The fee is $12 per child for non-members and $10 for Members. Adults accompanying a child are not required to purchase an additional ticket. Hands-on materials are included.



October 27, 2021
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm EDT


15 Museum Drive
Schenectady, NY 12308 United States
(518) 382-7890