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
Bold and colorful works of Milford artist Michael Galullo will adorn the Art walls at Discovery Museum and Planetarium (4450 Park Avenue, Bridgeport) December 1 through mid-Winter. Open to the public, an Artists Reception will launch the show on Thursday, December 1 from 6 to 9PM, with refreshments and conversations with the artist. With a
This is the season for reflecting on and sharing your thanks with family and friends. At Discovery Museum, we are thankful for the look of wonder and the spark of excitement that flash across young learners’ faces when they are engaged in a fun activity, building, making, exploring, and understanding the world around them. On
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!
In our sixth week of Summer STEM learning, students learned about dinosaurs, conducted mad scientist experiments, built Lego robots, and explored space. Read all about it in this week’s newsletter:
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.