Spacecraft Demo
Spacecraft Demo
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 How are spacecrafts engineered to survive the hostile environment that is space? We’ll learn about the risks of space travel and exploration, and the innovations that enable …
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Advanced Chemistry
Advanced Chemistry
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 What is chemistry? What is a chemical reaction? How can you tell if a chemical reaction is taking place? We’ll answer these questions and more in this …
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Space Weather
Space Weather
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 We on Earth live with a star that is our Sun. Students learn the relative sizes and distances of the Earth and Sun and how the radiation, …
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Spacesuit Demo
Spacesuit Demo
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 It’s hard enough to escape the Earth’s gravitational pull and make it safely to space, but staying safe in space presents a whole new set of engineering …
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Engineering for Space
Engineering for Space
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 Space is an extreme environment. Students learn the Engineering Design Process in the context of space exploration and space travel; how to define the problem, identify constraints, …
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Advanced Light Demo
Advanced Light Demo
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 In this auditorium program, students learn about the properties of light. Students will learn that “without light, there is no sight”, that white incandescent light is made …
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Water Works
Water Works
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 Come see how much water is in our world and just how powerful it can be. Learn about the water cycle and the states of matter we …
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Mini Meteorology
Mini Meteorology
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 What is weather? Find out about what’s cold and hot, how air has pressure, and where our precipitation comes from. See how our seasons change and learn …
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Light & Sound
Light & Sound
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 What makes a sound louder, quieter, higher or lower? How does light help us see? This fun, participatory exploration of how we hear and see will cover …
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Earth, Sun & Moon
Earth, Sun & Moon
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 What is the relationship between the Earth, the Sun, and the Moon? We’ll learn this, see the relative size of these three bodies, discuss relative distance, and …
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Superpower Science
Superpower Science
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 Not all scientists wear capes. We know that superheroes and supervillains have powers that don’t exactly jive with the real world. But did you know many of …
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Just Like Magic
Just Like Magic
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 Balloons that don’t pop? Water that disappears immediately? Non-magnetic objects floating toward each other? It’s not magic: it’s science. We’ll break the cardinal rule of magic and …
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Voyage to Mars
Voyage to Mars
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 Our voyage begins in the year 2076CE with a new crew of astronauts en-route to the Red Planet. The purpose of their voyage is to replace the …
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Earth Odyssey
Earth Odyssey
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 This mission takes place in a futuristic time when a major coronal mass ejection (CMS) causes a burst of solar winds to blast from the Sun toward …
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Mission to the Moon
Mission to the Moon
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 The year is 2040CE. For the first time since the last Apollo mission in 1972, man returns to the Moon. The goal of the mission is to …
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Great Rocket Challenge
Great Rocket Challenge
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 Students compete in a design challenge to bid on a NASA rocket contract, complete with test launch! Bid, budget supplies and materials, design and test a rocket …
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Solar System Science
Solar System Science
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 We all know some of the main features of our solar system, but how do they all fit together? How big is the Earth compared to our …
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Paper Bridge Challenge
Paper Bridge Challenge
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 A bridge-building challenge? The suspension is killing us! We all know that bridges often need to carry tons of weight—literally. Your students have a challenge: using only …
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Molecule Mysteries
Molecule Mysteries
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 What do chemists have in common with detectives? They have to identify distinct patterns in order to identify what they are observing. How can we see things …
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Crime Lab
Crime Lab
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 Your class is a crack forensics team encountering a crime scene at the Museum! We will observe the scene of a theft and learn about three suspects …
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Comparative Physiology
Comparative Physiology
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 Variety is the spice of life! We’ll discuss the different systems in the human body (nervous, muscular, circulatory, etc.), the purposes, prioritization, and the organs that comprise …
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Collision Course
Collision Course
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 From cars to cosmic collisions, there’s a lot we can learn from two objects moving against each other. We’ll learn forces, motion, acceleration, and collisions through the …
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Climate Change
Climate Change
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 We hear a lot about climate change, but what does it really mean? What causes it, why should we care, and how can we help? Students will …
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Chemical Reactions
Chemical Reactions
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 What is a chemical reaction, and how can we test to see if a reaction has taken place? We will learn about how some reactions can change …
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Star Struck
Star Struck
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 What are stars, and how to astronomers study them? We’ll learn about the properties of stars, and what makes one of our Galaxy’s A-listers, the Sun, so …
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May the Force Be With You II
May the Force Be With You II
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 This IS the learning lab you seek! Take a deeper look into how Newton’s Laws of Motion work in the everyday world. Start with an investigation of …
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Kitchen Chemistry
Kitchen Chemistry
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 Can you think of a more fun way to learn about the properties of matter while practicing measurement skills than by mixing up a batch of take-home …
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Great Rocket Challenge
Great Rocket Challenge
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 Students compete in a design challenge to bid on a NASA rocket contract, complete with test launch! Bid, budget supplies and materials, design and test a rocket …
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Electromagnets
Electromagnets
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 Electricity? Watt’s cooler than that! We’ll begin with an introduction to electricity, what circuits are, and their functions.  We’ll learn about atoms and electrons, and use an …
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Ecosystems
Ecosystems
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 What is an ecosystem exactly, and what can we expect to find there? We will begin with a discussion about plants, what they need to survive, and …
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Water You Up To?
Water You Up To?
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 Water is all around us, and has a powerful effect on our planet. Sometimes that effect can be big and sudden (hurricanes, floods, mudslides, blizzards), and sometimes …
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Sounds Alive!
Sounds Alive!
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 Make some noise! Hearing is the ability to perceive sound by detecting vibrations. But what is the connection between vibration and sound? We’ll use simple mechanical detectors …
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Solar System to Go
Solar System to Go
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 Let us take your students on a journey through the Solar System as they create a take-home model. We’ll point out the coolest, hottest, and most surprising …
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Rock Session
Rock Session
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 We’ll dig into Earth’s geological history and learn about the rock cycle, formation, and erosion, before learning how different rocks are formed and how to identify them …
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Natural Disasters–Geology Edition!
Natural Disasters–Geology Edition!
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 Ever heard of Pangea? We’ll go back in time to learn about the moving plates that have shaped the continents we know and live upon today. We’ll …
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May the Force Be With You
May the Force Be With You
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 This IS the learning lab you seek! Learn about forces and motions and how Newton’s Laws of Motion work in the everyday world. Start with an investigation …
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Map-Quest!
Map-Quest!
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 Join us on a team-oriented adventure! We’ll discuss the importance and features of maps, and why they are so important to navigators, particularly during emergency search and …
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Light Fantastic
Light Fantastic
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 This station-based learning lab is all about light and how we see (and don’t see) it! We’ll learn that energy is transferred to place to place by …
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Electrical Circuits
Electrical Circuits
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 We use electricity all the time, but what is it really? We’ll learn how to define electricity, where it comes from, and how it works, and different …
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Advanced Egg Drop Challenge!
Advanced Egg Drop Challenge!
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 You can’t engineer an omelette without breaking a few eggs. Can you figure out the best design solution for a problem? Your students will be given a …
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Weather Watchers
Weather Watchers
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 Bring the outdoors in with this engaging lab designed to inspire your students to think about and observe weather. We’ll learn about different kinds of weather, climates, …
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Newton 1-2-3
Newton 1-2-3
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 A magician never reveals their secrets…but a scientist does! Come learn about Sir Isaac Newton’s Laws of Motion, which reveal the secrets to how all our motion …
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Flight School
Flight School
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 Join us for a fun lesson in the principles of flight! We’ll make paper gliders and launch pop fizz rockets and learn about the different kinds of …
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Egg Drop Challenge
Egg Drop Challenge
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 Keep an egg safe on its 30-foot journey to the ground? Easy. Landing safely on the ground? That can be a little bit trickier. Your students will …
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Adaptations and Senses
Adaptations and Senses
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 Most of us can name our five senses, and what they allow us to do, but did you know that animals have some senses that humans don’t? …
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Slimeology
Slimeology
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 Join us in discovering the magic of non-Newtonian fluids and physical changes in this station-based learning lab. We’ll explore different states of matter, observe a gas and …
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Sink and Float Science
Sink and Float Science
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 Why do some things float while other things sink? Your students’ challenge is to figure out what materials are best suited to make a model boat. Using …
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Rock Stars
Rock Stars
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 Get “down to earth” as students test an assortment of rocks to classify them and learn about Earth’s geological history. Students will study observable features such as …
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Owl’s Dinner
Owl’s Dinner
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 This learning lab is a hoot! What do animals need to survive? We will learn about habitats, and how animals make sure where they live gives them …
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Map Makers
Map Makers
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 Maps can do a lot more than show us where we are in the world. We’ll learn about the uses and different types of maps, how to …
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