Explore miSci's latest interactive exhibits and experiences!
Ground to Gourmet
Ground to Gourmet: Tracing the Origins of the Food We Love takes visitors on a captivating tour through the origins of New York State’s famous foods and the history that led them to our tables. Through interactive activities, displays, and historical records Ground to Gourmet traces the surprising science of culinary favorites and the place that they held in our diets yesterday and today.
On View September 30th
On view now in the Jane Golub Gallery
What does it take to create an addictive and fun videogame? How many beats per second does a DJ need to get bodies moving on the dance floor? What goes behind creating a roller coaster or a skate park that produces the most fun and biggest thrills? Discover the secrets behind how videogame developers, music producers, roller coaster designers, and other creative problem solvers do what they do.
Design Zone is an exciting interactive exhibition that highlights the importance of science and mathematical thinking in areas critical to building creativity and innovation: art, music, and engineering and presents the creative concepts behind the processes and tools needed to create a successful design.
Selling Electricity: The Death of Drudgery showcases a fascinating collection of images and more from miSci’s Collections and Archives that follow the history of electrical appliances in the home. With the invention of electrical machines companies like General Electric came up with new and innovative ways to automate household tasks, and to sell it to the people who lived there!
On View Soon
Space to Spoon
What does a satellite orbiting 798 km from Earth have to do with the food on our plate? Space to Spoon demonstrates how space technology benefits farmers and sustainable agriculture. Featuring interactive activities, visual stories, and hands-on models, don’t miss your chance to learn about the fascinating connections between food and outer space!
On View September 30th
A Taste of Science
Have you ever wondered why food spoils? A Taste of Science highlights the role science plays in delaying food decay and keeping food nutritious and safe for us to eat. In this engaging experience, immerse yourself in an oversized “pantry” and discover what makes food spoil, and different food preservation techniques. You’ll find lots to feed your mind and imagination on the menu!