Little Edisons – Mechanics of Fun
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miSci 15 Museum Drive, Schenectady

Participants read The Most Magnificent Thing by award-winning author and illustrator Ashley Spires and talk about what it means to persevere. Then Little Edisons build some mechanical toys with different materials that teach you how things work, and learn lessons about trial and error and not to give up when things don’t work out the […]

Little Edisons – Mechanics of Fun
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miSci 15 Museum Drive, Schenectady

Participants read The Most Magnificent Thing by award-winning author and illustrator Ashley Spires and talk about what it means to persevere. Then Little Edisons build some mechanical toys with different materials that teach you how things work, and learn lessons about trial and error and not to give up when things don’t work out the […]

Little Edisons – Rocks!
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miSci 15 Museum Drive, Schenectady

Little Edisons read a book about rocks and learn about the three different types: sedimentary, igneous, and metamorphic. Then participants experiment to see how they are formed, examine some examples, and paint a rock to take home. Students are invited to bring in a couple of samples from their own rock collection to share! miSci’s […]

Little Edisons – Rocks!
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miSci 15 Museum Drive, Schenectady

Little Edisons read a book about rocks and learn about the three different types: sedimentary, igneous, and metamorphic. Then participants experiment to see how they are formed, examine some examples, and paint a rock to take home. Students are invited to bring in a couple of samples from their own rock collection to share! miSci’s […]

Little Edisons – Elephant Toothpaste
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miSci 15 Museum Drive, Schenectady

Participants read a book about chemistry and conduct experiments to view chemical reactions. Then Little Edisons make a batch of Elephant Toothpaste and watch the amazing, bubbly results! miSci’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 […]

Little Edisons – Elephant Toothpaste
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miSci 15 Museum Drive, Schenectady

Participants read a book about chemistry and conduct experiments to view chemical reactions. Then Little Edisons make a batch of Elephant Toothpaste and watch the amazing, bubbly results! miSci’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 […]

Little Edisons – Kitchen Chemistry
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miSci 15 Museum Drive, Schenectady

Little Edisons learn about the chemistry of cooking, see what happens when a bottle of soda meets a package of Pop Rocks, and learn about how yeast behaves when mixed with water. The lesson concludes with a well-earned taste of homemade ice cream! miSci’s Little Edisons program, for kids ages 3 to 5, is fun […]

Little Edisons – How About Those Apples?
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miSci 15 Museum Drive, Schenectady

Participants read a story about the apple harvest season and use their best scientific skills to observe the properties of an apple, including the taste! Then Little Edisons carefully record their observations in a book that they illustrate and take home to teach others. miSci’s Little Edisons program, for kids ages 3 to 5, is […]

Little Edisons – How About Those Apples?
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miSci 15 Museum Drive, Schenectady

Participants read a story about the apple harvest season and use their best scientific skills to observe the properties of an apple, including the taste! Then Little Edisons carefully record their observations in a book that they illustrate and take home to teach others. miSci’s Little Edisons program, for kids ages 3 to 5, is […]

Little Edisons – Leaves are Not Just for Jumping
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miSci 15 Museum Drive, Schenectady

Little Edisons read the book I Am a Leaf by award-winning author Jean Marzollo and learn about the amazing life cycle of a leaf. Then they recreate the cycle in felt and practice their scientific observation skills by categorizing types of leaves. Participants will also create leaf rubbings to take home. miSci’s Little Edisons program, […]

Little Edisons – Leaves are Not Just for Jumping
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miSci 15 Museum Drive, Schenectady

Little Edisons read the book I Am a Leaf by award-winning author Jean Marzollo and learn about the amazing life cycle of a leaf. Then they recreate the cycle in felt and practice their scientific observation skills by categorizing types of leaves. Participants will also create leaf rubbings to take home. miSci’s Little Edisons program, […]

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 […]