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2017 Summer Programs: Week 7

Posted by Laura Stern on September 13, 2017 in News STEM Summer Programs Summer Program News No Comments

Week 7 of Summer STEM Programs found our young learners experiencing the world of astronauts, mad scientists, and magicians. Our Kosmic Kids learned about our solar system, taking advantage of our planetarium and Science on a Sphere. The mad scientists did crazy experiments (including elephant toothpaste!) and build their electric circuits. Solving riddles and crimes,

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2017 Summer Programs: Week 6

Posted by Laura Stern on September 13, 2017 in News STEM Summer Programs Summer Program News No Comments

Robotics, roller coasters, and flight! Our youngest Summer STEM Program participants soared as they learned about flying, from birds to kites, airplanes, and space shuttles. Several programs focused on the field of robots, exploring electricity, circuits, and coding. Students entering 6th to 9th grades studied gravity, speed, and acceleration as they built model amusement park

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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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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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Year in Discovery – December 2016 Energy Network Opens!

Posted by John Chamberlain on December 31, 2016 in News Year In Discovery No Comments

@ Discovery: Now Open: Energy Network Sponsored by and developed in partnership with Energize CT, Energy Network is a new interactive exhibit at Discovery Museum that features hands-on activities that demonstrate what energy is, ways to harness, use, and conserve energy, and offer a great opportunity for STEM learning and family fun. In December we

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