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Friday Nights for Teen Tinkerers Friday, September 26, 2014 6:30pm - 8:00pm The tinkering studio is open! Come and spend a Friday evening away from your parents and younger siblings! Design, create, and build something cool—a robot that draws, an electronic blinky bug, tessellating designs. You'll have a chance to use your imagination and sharpen your neurons. Sign-up for one session, or all of them, or just drop in. Each month will explore a different topic. For Youth in Grades 6–9. September 26: Toy Take Apart: Take toys apart, find the useful bits, and make new things out of them. Montshire members $14, non-members [...]
Mon, Aug 25, 2014
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Homeschoolers' Day: Insects September 12, 10 am – 3pm Explore insects inside and out during the fall Homeschoolers' day. Join other families to learn about the types of insects, life cycles, and adaptations. Free with museum admission. Programs free with museum admission: $14 for adults, $11 for children 2–17, free for members and children under 2 years of age. [...]
Mon, Aug 25, 2014
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Homeschoolers' Series: Air Thursdays, October 2, 9, & 16, 10:30 am – 12 pm (ages 6-8); 1-2:30 pm (ages 9-12) Join other homeschooled children (ages 6-8) in this three-part series focusing on air. Learn about the properties of air using tubes and syringes to contract and expand air. We'll experiment with how temperature affects the density of air when we build a hot air balloon, and we'll see how air affects the motion of an object such as a kite or parachute. Limit: 14 children. Montshire members $70, non-members $77 Pre-registration required: https://www.formstack.com/forms/mms-homeschoolers_series_air [...]
Mon, Aug 25, 2014
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Montshire FIRST LEGO league Team (first meeting) September 12, 3:30 -5 pm Children ages 9–14 (grades 4-8) are invited to join Montshire's FIRST® LEGO® League (FLL) team! Montshire is sponsoring a FIRST® LEGO® League (FLL) team for children ages 9–14 (grades 4–8) and you are invited to join! The Montshire FLL team will work together to solve a design challenge using Lego robotics, and participate in a regional competition, demonstrating their Lego robot and teamwork skills. The team will be coached by Aaron Lamperti, computer programmer, master tinkerer, and a member of the Museum's exhibits staff. There are just a few spots [...]
Mon, Aug 25, 2014
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Montshire Museum of Science Hands On Activities Saturday, September 13 11:00 a.m. Hoopster Gliders Build a glider that flies! You will experiment with and change your design to see if you can make it fly even further. 3:00 p.m. Lab Coat Investigation This special activity explores a different topic each time - from making batteries to using microscopes, extracting DNA to modeling glaciers. This activity is for adults and children 9 years and older. Programs free with museum admission: $14 for adults, $11 for children 2–17, free for members and children under 2 years of age. [...]
Mon, Aug 25, 2014
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Montshire Museum of Science Hands On Activities Saturday, September 20 11:00 a.m. Skulls Learn about New England wildlife as you examine their skeletal remains. 3:00 p.m. Straw Rockets Using the power of air, you will make a rocket and see how far it can fly. Programs free with museum admission: $14 for adults, $11 for children 2–17, free for members and children under 2 years of age. [...]
Mon, Aug 25, 2014
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Montshire Museum of Science Hands On Activities Saturday, September 6 11:00 a.m. Creeping Colors Watch as capillary action causes water to creep up your paper strip. As it creeps you will see it separate the dyes from markers into a rainbow of colors. 3:00 p.m. Sound Science Sounds are all around us. You will experiment with how sounds are created and how they travel. Programs free with museum admission: $16 for adults, $13 for children 2-17, free for members and children under 2 years of age. [...]
Mon, Aug 25, 2014
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Montshire Museum of Science Hands On Activities Sunday, September 14 11:00 a.m. Mirror Mirror Use mirrors to investigate symmetry. You will turn simple shapes into complex and interesting patterns. 3:00 p.m. Parachutes Construct a miniature parachute and learn how air resistance works to slow down a falling. Programs free with museum admission: $14 for adults, $11 for children 2–17, free for members and children under 2 years of age. [...]
Mon, Aug 25, 2014
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Montshire Museum of Science Hands On Activities Sunday, September 21 11:00 a.m. Turtle Discovery Learn about local turtles as you observe and help feed them in the aquarium. 3:00 p.m. Rocks and Volcanoes Examine different kinds of volcanic rocks and explore how volcanoes form. Programs free with museum admission: $14 for adults, $11 for children 2–17, free for members and children under 2 years of age. [...]
Mon, Aug 25, 2014
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Montshire Museum of Science Hands On Activities Sunday, September 28 11:00 a.m. Creeping Colors Watch as capillary action causes water to creep up your paper strip. As it creeps you will see it separate the dyes from markers into a rainbow of colors. 3:00 p.m. Sound Science Sounds are all around us. You will experiment with how sounds are created and how they travel. Programs free with museum admission: $14 for adults, $11 for children 2–17, free for members and children under 2 years of age. [...]
Mon, Aug 25, 2014
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