Little Edisons – Rainbows and Prisms
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miSci 15 Museum Drive, Schenectady

What colors are hiding in white light? Little Edisons find out when they read the book Rainbows and use a flashlight and a CD to make their own rainbow in a bowl of water. Then participants make a spectroscope to “bend light” anywhere and a suncatcher with a prism to cast rainbows in their window […]

Little Edisons – Let’s Rock!
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miSci 15 Museum Drive, Schenectady

Little Edisons read a book about rocks and examine some interesting specimens, including those they brought themselves! A talk about the three types of rocks follows. Then participants create their own metamorphic, igneous, and sedimentary rocks, and build a specimen box to take home to house their collection. miSci’s Little Edisons program, for kids ages […]

Little Edisons – Let’s Rock!
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miSci 15 Museum Drive, Schenectady

Little Edisons read a book about rocks and examine some interesting specimens, including those they brought themselves! A talk about the three types of rocks follows. Then participants create their own metamorphic, igneous, and sedimentary rocks, and build a specimen box to take home to house their collection. miSci’s Little Edisons program, for kids ages […]

Little Edisons – Kitchen Chemistry
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miSci 15 Museum Drive, Schenectady

How do we use heat and cold to change the properties of food? Find out in the most delicious way possible by making applesauce and ice cream! Little Edisons will observe what happens when they add yeast to warm water and record their findings in a journal, while eating their experiments, of course! *Note: Alternative […]

Little Edisons – Kitchen Chemistry
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miSci 15 Museum Drive, Schenectady

How do we use heat and cold to change the properties of food? Find out in the most delicious way possible by making applesauce and ice cream! Little Edisons will observe what happens when they add yeast to warm water and record their findings in a journal, while eating their experiments, of course! *Note: Alternative […]

Little Edisons – Little Makers
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miSci 15 Museum Drive, Schenectady

Little Edisons read the beloved book Rosie Revere, Engineer by Andrea Beatty and learn that failure is just one step in the process to success! Then they learn what makes a witch’s broom fly and a catapult that flings pumpkins the farthest. Finally, participants use their creativity to create an invention out of some carefully […]

The Science and Wizardry of Harry Potter – Family Day
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miSci 15 Museum Drive, Schenectady

Join us for an immersive experience into the wonderful wizarding World of Harry Potter! This event is designed to engage and excite humans of all ages and backgrounds. You do not have to be a witch or wizard to get in, either! Muggles are welcome to this event as we are a Muggle-inclusive environment, thank […]

The Science and Wizardry of Harry Potter – After Dark (Ages 21+)
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Come and enjoy adult libations, food, and some wizarding entertainment by DJ HOLLYW8D. Test your Harry Potter knowledge (both books and movies) and find out which of your friends is the TRUE Harry Potter Master! Tickets are $18 for miSci Members, $20 at the door, and include tastings from our adult beverage vendors and a […]

Little Edisons – Slightly Scary Stuff
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miSci 15 Museum Drive, Schenectady

Get ready for Halloween by reading the slightly scary book The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything by author Linda Williams and illustrator Megan Lloyd. Little Edisons learn about all kinds of things we find scary but are perfectly harmless and listen to some scary sounds and guess what they are. Then […]

Little Edisons – Slightly Scary Stuff
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miSci 15 Museum Drive, Schenectady

Get ready for Halloween by reading the slightly scary book The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything by author Linda Williams and illustrator Megan Lloyd. Little Edisons learn about all kinds of things we find scary but are perfectly harmless and listen to some scary sounds and guess what they are. Then […]

Little Edisons – Shadows, Everybody Has One!
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miSci 15 Museum Drive, Schenectady

Little Edisons read the beloved book Moonbear’s Shadow by award-winning author Frank Asch and watch as the little bear tries to escape his shadow but can’t! Then participants break out their flashlights and look at their own shadow and discover what makes it shorter or longer. Then they act out Moonbear’s story, learn how the […]

Little Edisons – Shadows, Everybody Has One!
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miSci 15 Museum Drive, Schenectady

Little Edisons read the beloved book Moonbear’s Shadow by award-winning author Frank Asch and watch as the little bear tries to escape his shadow but can’t! Then participants break out their flashlights and look at their own shadow and discover what makes it shorter or longer. Then they act out Moonbear’s story, learn how the […]