2017 Summer Programs: Week 5

Posted by Alex Cannon on July 25, 2017 in STEM Summer Programs Summer Program News No Comments

STEM Summer Programs participants learned all about pirates and boats, life under the sea, kitchen chemistry, and space exploration. From the ocean floor to outer space, this week’s programs were extreme! Participants built and launched their own rockets, viewed the sun through a solarscope, built and tested Cartesian divers, learned the art (and science!) of

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2017 Summer Programs: Week 2

Posted by John Chamberlain on June 30, 2017 in News STEM Summer Programs No Comments

STEM Summer Programs at Discovery are in full swing now with five sessions each week! This week we had kids exploring space, the ocean, dinosaurs, and making movies, speakers, 3D printed objects. A T-Rex even stopped in for a quick visit! We have six more weeks of programming available, and many sessions still have space

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2017 Summer Programs: Week 1

Posted by John Chamberlain on June 23, 2017 in News STEM Summer Programs No Comments

We kicked off the year with two sessions for our youngest learners who built volcanoes, earthquake tested buildings, learned about recycling, and also learned about animals, their habitats, and how they move. We swing into FULL SESSION in Week 2 with programs available for STEM-loving kids from grades K through 9! We have seven more

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FCCF Grant Helps Discovery Launch STEM Program for Girls

Posted by John Chamberlain on April 20, 2017 in Cool STEM Stuff Press Release Program Spotlight No Comments

Discovery Museum recently received a $25,000 grant from Fairfield County’s Community Foundation to support Mighty STEM Girls, a free afterschool program dedicated to inspiring and empowering girls through STEM learning. The Museum offers weekly hour-long lessons that begin with information about women who are STEM innovators, inventors, or pioneers, along with correlating hands-on activities that

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Space Day 2017: Out-of-This-World Fun

Posted by John Chamberlain on April 6, 2017 in News No Comments

On April 1, 2017 over 1,800 local kids and families joined us for a wonderful day of space exploration at Discovery Museum. From 10am to 4pm, the Museum offered a dizzying array of special activities from astronaut pictures to live science demonstrations, planetarium shows, hands-on activities with local engineers and engineering students, high-definition movies about the latest NASA discoveries, and more!

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