On Saturday, December 3rd, participants in Discovery’s Mighty STEM Girls program and their families participated in the Great Rocket Challenge! This hands-on activity required teams of families to construct their own rockets using a limited amount of time, materials, and very strict “budgets.” The rockets were then tested and launched in our Center Gallery. Winners were
Thanks to all who joined us for a host of fun events this fall! Starting on October 1st, Discovery hosted a series of special events, including: October 1: Explore! Innovate! Play! – a #FREEday of fun hands-on STEM learning fun at the Museum featuring volunteers and free books with Pitney Bowes, Pitney Bowes Foundation, and
This concludes Summer at Discovery, 2016! Many thanks to our incredible sponsors and brilliant participants! See you next year!
Featuring maker, ocean exploration, robotics, the science of roller coasters, and more!
Featuring pirates, color creation, ocean exploration, marine biology, maker science, and roller coaster science!
Featuring sport science, paleontology, maker science, geology, and 3D design!
Featuring young learners making candy, video games, exploring space and engaging in 3D design.
Swiss psychiatrist and balloonist Bertrand Piccard is currently flying a solar-powered plane across the Atlantic as part of his attempt to complete the first flight around the world (that’s 22,000 miles!) in a solar-powered plane. What is Solar-Powered? When we talk about something that is solar-powered, we are referring to something that is powered either
David Mestre, Director of the Henry B. duPont III Planetarium at the Discovery Museum, was invited to speak at the Stepping Forth Ceremony of the Inter-district Discovery Magnet School’s 8th grade class. The School’s close proximity to the Museum has led to a unique relationship which enables students to regularly come to the Museum for
Beginning Tuesday, June 7th, visitors are welcome to view Summer Perspectives, a colorful and beautiful collection of paintings by Connecticut artist, Alexandria Sinchak. About the art: This 2016 collection features acrylic paintings inspired by various New England beach towns, primarily Milford and Mystic (CT), Cape Cod (MA), and Misquamicut Beach (RI). Other inspirations for these