Program Spotlight

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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Mighty STEM Girls Great Rocket Challenge

Posted by Alex Cannon on December 6, 2016 in Program Spotlight No Comments

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

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Summer Program Spotlight: Maker Academy

Posted by Alex Cannon on June 1, 2016 in Program Spotlight No Comments

MAKER ACADEMY is offered June 20-24 for young learners in Grades 6-9. Young inventors and makers will use their imaginations and building skills as they learn how to use a variety of tools to create. We’ll do cool hacks and rebuilds, and learn about electricity! Register your child online for Maker Academy or any other program

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