Little Edisons – Shadows: Everybody Has One!
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miSci 15 Nott Terrace, Schenectady

Join us to read Moonbear’s Shadow by Frank Asch and watch as Moonbear tries to escape it, but he can’t! Then we’ll break out the flashlights and look at our own shadows. What makes shadows shorter? What makes them longer? Learn that during winter, the sun is farther away and shadows will be longer. Then […]

James Webb Space Telescope Launch Event

miSci 15 Nott Terrace, Schenectady

Celebrate the launch of the next generation space telescope at miSci! Join us at the Museum to learn about the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST). Guests are invited to participate in hands-on astronomy activities. The Planetarium director will present a lecture at 3pm for a limited number of participants. Tickets are included with Museum admission.

Little Edisons – Talking About Trains
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miSci 15 Nott Terrace, Schenectady

Let’s get ready for miSci’s train exhibit! Students read Terrific Trains by Tony Mitton, then make an engineer’s hat while talking about what kind of cars power the train, carry the people, and carry cargo. Little engineers will build a funicular train that we can power ourselves. miSci’s Little Edisons program, for kids ages 3 […]

Seeing Ourselves Member Preview

miSci 15 Nott Terrace, Schenectady

Museum Members are invited to preview the new miSci exhibition Seeing Ourselves: From Selfie to Silhouette. The exhibit asks visitors to imagine not knowing the look of their own face. For most people throughout history, this was the rule rather than the exception. It was only through the development of technology that we reached the […]

Little Edisons – Talking About Trains
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miSci 15 Nott Terrace, Schenectady

Let’s get ready for miSci’s train exhibit! Students read Terrific Trains by Tony Mitton, then make an engineer’s hat while talking about what kind of cars power the train, carry the people, and carry cargo. Little engineers will build a funicular train that we can power ourselves. miSci’s Little Edisons program, for kids ages 3 […]

Little Edisons – How ’bout Them Apples?
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miSci 15 Nott Terrace, Schenectady

Little Edisons will don their lab coats and investigate the ins and outs of the apple. Best scientific methods will be used to observe and measure, test for buoyancy, and get down to the core and dissect their subjects. Participants will also learn some new words and make a book to take home. miSci’s Little […]

Little Edisons – How ’bout Them Apples?
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miSci 15 Nott Terrace, Schenectady

Little Edisons will don their lab coats and investigate the ins and outs of the apple. Best scientific methods will be used to observe and measure, test for buoyancy, and get down to the core and dissect their subjects. Participants will also learn some new words and make a book to take home. miSci’s Little […]

Algae Bloom Dynamics Launch

miSci 15 Nott Terrace, Schenectady

Celebrate and explore Eco Resilience Game’s latest release, Algae Bloom Dynamics, at miSci. Meet the game creators, check out an interactive mural, and hold 3D models of jumbo-sized plankton. Play the game and grow a lake island ecosystem in your own environment, find and fix the sources of algae blooms, and learn about freshwater ecology. FREE with Museum admission. Founded by Kathleen Ruiz, Associate Professor […]

Little Edisons – Talking About Trains
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miSci 15 Nott Terrace, Schenectady

Let’s get ready for miSci’s train exhibit! Students read Terrific Trains by Tony Mitton, then make an engineer’s hat while talking about what kind of cars power the train, carry the people, and carry cargo. Little engineers will build a funicular train that we can power ourselves. miSci’s Little Edisons program, for kids ages 3 […]

Little Edisons – Twinkle, Twinkle
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miSci 15 Nott Terrace, Schenectady

Little Edisons will leave earth and explore the night sky for a little while. Students will read the book Zoo in the Sky by Jacquelin Mitton. Make a sky full of stars and use a flashlight to see them shine and make a star to hang in our window at home. miSci’s Little Edisons program, […]

Little Edisons – Twinkle, Twinkle
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miSci 15 Nott Terrace, Schenectady

Little Edisons will leave earth and explore the night sky for a little while. Students will read the book Zoo in the Sky by Jacquelin Mitton. Make a sky full of stars and use a flashlight to see them shine and make a star to hang in our window at home. miSci’s Little Edisons program, […]