miScience Workshop – da Vinci’s Simple Machines

miSci 15 Museum Drive, Schenectady

Amazing simple machines help people overcome all kinds of engineering challenges! In this workshop, see how Leonardo da Vinci used and combined these devices in new and exciting ways, and explore how we still rely on simple machines in the complex world of the 21st century. $5 per Participant Workshop held at 2 p.m.

Little Edisons – The Melting Pot of the Rainbow
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miSci 15 Museum Drive, Schenectady

In this class we will learn about mixing colors and embracing our differences by reading Mixed by Arree Chung. Students will create their own light table then use it to experiment with different colors! - miSci’s Little Edisons program, for kids ages 3 to 5, is fun way to nurture the curiosity of pint-sized future engineers, chemists, […]

miScience Workshop – Chaos Theory

Can a butterfly flapping its wings in Brazil cause a tornado in Texas? If you aren’t sure, come learn how scientists are still trying to figure it out! We’ll show off some demonstrations that reveal how you can get very different results with the same ingredients. We’ll finish by making a marble racetrack and putting […]

Little Edisons – Glow Party
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We will read Glow by Chelsea Rodriguez and learn about the differences between glowing animals, objects, and chemicals! Students will make their own fluorescent paint and learn about how UV light affects fluorescent colors. - miSci’s Little Edisons program, for kids ages 3 to 5, is fun way to nurture the curiosity of pint-sized future engineers, chemists, […]

miCosmic Quiet 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 the quiet dark of miSci’s Suits Bueche Planetarium, seek mindfulness and peace as the universe gentle twinkles in the background. Please note that the Planetarium has comfortable, reclined theater seats. Participants may wish to bring their own mat or […]

miScience Workshop – da Vinci: The Builder

miSci 15 Museum Drive, Schenectady

Leonardo da Vinci was fascinated by architecture. From staircases and bridges to castles and entire cityscapes, da Vinci was gifted at designing buildings inside and out. In this workshop we’ll explore his many unique building designs, as well as take on our own building challenge! $5 per Participant Sessions at 12:30 and 2 p.m.

miScience Workshop – Pop Goes the Rocket

miSci 15 Museum Drive, Schenectady

3… 2… 1… Launch! Rockets rely on a chemical reaction to fly as high and far as they do. In this workshop, we will make our own rockets and discuss how they fly. Participants will be able to decorate and launch their mini rockets before they get to take them home! $5 per Participant Sessions […]

miScience Workshop – da Vinci: The Builder

miSci 15 Museum Drive, Schenectady

Leonardo da Vinci was fascinated by architecture. From staircases and bridges to castles and entire cityscapes, da Vinci was gifted at designing buildings inside and out. In this workshop we’ll explore his many unique building designs, as well as take on our own building challenge! $5 per Participant Sessions at 12:30 and 2 p.m.

Little Edisons – What Am I Feeling?
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Let’s learn about our emotions while reading A Little Spot of Feelings. Little Edisons will get to read body language, how it corresponds with feelings and how to help. We will play emotions charades and try to guess what emotions our friends are feeling. - miSci’s Little Edisons program, for kids ages 3 to 5, is fun […]

miScience Workshop – Pop Goes the Rocket

miSci 15 Museum Drive, Schenectady

3… 2… 1… Launch! Rockets rely on a chemical reaction to fly as high and far as they do. In this workshop, we will make our own rockets and discuss how they fly. Participants will be able to decorate and launch their mini rockets before they get to take them home! $5 per Participant Sessions […]

Little Edisons – Mad, Sad, Glad
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miSci 15 Museum Drive, Schenectady

Today we will read a Little Spot of Anger to learn about what makes us upset and how we can reset our bodies and minds. Students are going to learn different calming techniques like 5, 4, 3, 2, 1 and make our own sensory toys to take home. - miSci’s Little Edisons program, for kids ages 3 […]

Yoga with da Vinci: Bodies in Motion
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miSci 15 Museum Drive, Schenectady

Join yoga teacher Karen Radley to move your body and inspire your mind in this all-levels yoga class. Practice amongst the extraordinary machines in Leonardo da Vinci: Machines in Motion, with 40 inventions brought to life from the mind of one of history’s greatest geniuses. This interactive environment will get your creative juices flowing as […]