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Year in Discovery – September 2016 Mighty STEM Girls

Posted by John Chamberlain on December 28, 2016 in News Year In Discovery No Comments

@ Discovery: Mighty STEM Girls This fall Discovery Museum launched Mighty STEM Girls, a new program focused on engaging 4th grade girls in STEM. Sessions discuss female STEM pioneers, innovators, and visionaries, and then participants complete fun interactive activities related to the STEM pioneers discussed that day. The program has started as a partnership between

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Year in Discovery – August 2016 GSK Science in the Summer

Posted by John Chamberlain on December 27, 2016 in News Year In Discovery No Comments

@ Discovery: GSK Science in the Summer GSK Science in the Summer™ is a is a free science education program sponsored by GSK that helps elementary school children “grow into science.” GSK Science in the Summer™ partners with institutions like The Discovery Museum to bring hands-on science courses to students. This year, Discovery Museum presented

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Year in Discovery – July 2016 Summer Programs

Posted by John Chamberlain on December 26, 2016 in News Year In Discovery No Comments

@ Discovery: Summer Programs Each year, from late June through the start of August, Discovery Museum hosts seven weeks of STEM learning fun. Week-long programs offer local youngsters the opportunity to explore through hands-on activities like designing roller coasters, creating futuristic fashion, exploring forest and ocean ecosystems, and building robots. Whether your kid is a

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Year in Discovery – May 2016 Astronaut Training Day

Posted by John Chamberlain on December 24, 2016 in News Year In Discovery No Comments

@ Discovery: Discover NASA Astronaut Training Day We celebrated the successful completion of our first year of Discover NASA programming by rewarding our youngest rocket scientists (grades K-2) with an out-of-this-world day of fun! Astronaut Training Day activities were based on rocketry content students learned throughout the year and included: rocket launches, moon walk shoes,

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Year in Discovery – March 2016 EverBright Opens for Creativity

Posted by John Chamberlain on December 22, 2016 in News Year In Discovery No Comments

@ Discovery: Everbright In March 2016, we installed Everbright in the center gallery on our main floor. The grid of 464 adjustable dials allows guests to manipulate the individual pods to any color in the spectrum. We encourage open, collaborative play in this exhibit which explores light, shapes, and colors. Museum guests have created patterns,

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Year in Discovery – February 2016 3D Printing Martian Tools

Posted by John Chamberlain on December 21, 2016 in News Year In Discovery No Comments

@ Discovery: Students 3D Print Martian Tools The STEM Accelerators program is an after-school program for Bridgeport students who are excited about STEM. In February 2016, we welcomed our third cohort of students to the program. This past year, Cohort 3 has been working on some cool Mars-related projects. Students were challenged to design and

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