Weekend Workshops – Geodes

miSci 15 Museum Drive, Schenectady

Join us as we learn about what geodes are, what they are made of, and how to smash them open to see the hidden beauty within! Geological fun awaits—what will you find in your geode?! - Join us at miSci on selected Saturdays for science workshops great for the whole family. Each weekend workshop is […]

Little Edisons – miSci Loves our Planet
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miSci 15 Museum Drive, Schenectady

miSci focuses on Earth Day this week, reading My Friend Earth by Patricia MacLachlan and Earth Day- Hooray! Stuart J. Murphy. Then, we make our own seed paper from recycled bits over our whole week, and build terrariums out of recycled materials. -- miSci’s Little Edisons program, for kids ages 3 to 5, is fun way to […]

Little Edisons – miSci Loves our Planet
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miSci 15 Museum Drive, Schenectady

miSci focuses on Earth Day this week, reading My Friend Earth by Patricia MacLachlan and Earth Day- Hooray! Stuart J. Murphy. Then, we make our own seed paper from recycled bits and build terrariums out of recycled materials. -- miSci’s Little Edisons program, for kids ages 3 to 5, is fun way to nurture the curiosity of […]

Weekend Workshops – Via Visits with Reptiles

miSci 15 Museum Drive, Schenectady

miSci has some scaly visitors today! Come by and meet a few reptilian species being presented by our friends at Via Aquarium. Whether you are a fan of reptiles or want to learn about how they aren’t as scary as some people make them out to be, we’ll be excited to introduce you. - Join […]

Little Edisons – Flower Power
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miSci 15 Museum Drive, Schenectady

Today we read Planting a Rainbow by Lois Ehlert, then learn all about the life cycle of a flower. Then, we plant some seeds to take home so you can learn to care for your very own flowers and plants. miSci’s Little Edisons program, for kids ages 3 to 5, is fun way to nurture the curiosity […]

Little Edisons – Budding Biologists
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Today we read What’s Inside a Flower? and Other Questions About Science & Nature by Rachel Ignotofsky, then we make flower suncatchers and learn about all of the different ways that flowers make themselves colorful, and how flowers attract pollinators like bees! miSci’s Little Edisons program, for kids ages 3 to 5, is fun way to nurture […]

Little Edisons – Pot of Gold
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Ever wonder what’s at the end of a rainbow? This week Little Edisons read Rainbow by Marion Dane Bauer and make our own “walking” rainbows, learning about color transfer and capillary action. Then, we talk about light refraction and why things look colorful in certain lights. miSci’s Little Edisons program, for kids ages 3 to 5, is […]

Little Edisons – Somewhere Over the Rainbow
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Continuing our exciting rainbow conversation, Little Edisons read What Makes a Rainbow? by Betty Ann Schwartz, then use simple chemical reactions to create their own fizzing rainbows. We talk about chemistry and use our five senses to create scientific hypotheses for our rainbows. miSci’s Little Edisons program, for kids ages 3 to 5, is fun way to […]

Little Edisons – Toy Chemistry
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We will be reading Solid, Liquid, Gassy by Ashley Spires and making three different kinds of slime today in Little Edisons. A fluffy cloud slime, a jiggly water slime, and a classic rubber slime are all on deck. Then, we compare the ingredients used in each one to see how they end up making very […]

Little Edisons – Penny For Your Thoughts
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Little Edisons learn about oxidization today, using a simple at-home experiment to unravel the case of the color changing penny. We will read by White Rabbit’s Color Book by Alan Baker and think about other objects in our lives that we see become oxidized, talking about rust, fireworks, apples, and more! miSci’s Little Edisons program, for kids […]

miCosmic Planetarium Meditation
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miSci 15 Museum Drive, Schenectady

Relax and refocus amongst the stars. In this group meditation session set to peaceful sounds in quiet dark of miSci’s Suites Bueche Planetarium, seek mindfulness and peace as the universe gently twinkles in the background. Please note that the Planetarium has comfortable, reclinable, theater seats. Participants may wish to bring their own mat or cushion […]