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There's something fun happening at the Sciencenter!

All programs & events are included with museum admission unless otherwise noted.


Wednesday, January 17, 3 PM

Science Together: Making Predictions

What will sink and what will float? Engage with your toddlers and preschoolers as you investigate how to make predictions through hands-on activities. Learn a different science process each week and discover ways to keep the science fun going at home.

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Thursday, January 18, 10: 30 AM

Science Together: Making Predictions

What will sink and what will float? Engage with your toddlers and preschoolers as you investigate how to make predictions through hands-on activities. Learn a different science process each week and discover ways to keep the science fun going at home.

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Friday, January 19, 3:00 PM

Science Together: Making Predictions

What will sink and what will float? Engage with your toddlers and preschoolers as you investigate how to make predictions through hands-on activities. Learn a different science process each week and discover ways to keep the science fun going at home.

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Saturday, January 20, 1 - 4 PM

Showtime! Frankenstein200

Celebrate the 200th anniversary of the writing of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein with hands-on science activities that explore Frankenstein’s legacy in the 21st century. Explore exciting maker-style activities related to robotics, genetic engineering, and electricity!

Activities are distributed in collaboration with the National Informal STEM Education Network: nisenet.org

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Sunday, January 21, 2 pm

Chemsations!

Experience the intriguing world of chemistry as local high school students demonstrate fascinating chemical reactions with color, create bubbles, and experiment with light.

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Tuesday, January 23, 10:30 AM

Science Together: Problem Solving

Experiment with tangrams. Engage with your toddlers and preschoolers as you investigate problem solving through self-guided, hands-on activities. Learn a different science process each week and discover ways to keep the science fun going at home.

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Wednesday, January 24, 3:00 PM

Science Together: Problem Solving

Experiment with tangrams. Engage with your toddlers and preschoolers as you investigate problem solving through self-guided, hands-on activities. Learn a different science process each week and discover ways to keep the science fun going at home.

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Thursday, January 25, 10:30 AM

Science Together: Problem Solving

Solve problems with tangrams. Engage with your toddlers and preschoolers as you investigate how to use tools, through stories and self-guided, hands-on activities. Learn a different science process each week and discover ways to keep the science fun going at home.

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Friday, January 26, 3 PM

Science Together: Problem Solving

Solve problems with tangram puzzles. Engage with your toddlers and preschoolers as you investigate how to use tools, through stories and self-guided, hands-on activities. Learn a different science process each week and discover ways to keep the science fun going at home.

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Saturday, January 27, 2 PM

Showtime! Flight

Explore the science of flight, make paper airplanes, and learn about the flying machine created by CUAir.

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Tuesday, January 30, 10:30 AM

Science Together: Making Observations

Dig into ice! Engage with your toddlers and preschoolers as you investigate how to make observations through hands-on activities. Learn a different science process each week and discover ways to keep the science fun going at home.

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Wednesday, January 31, 3 PM

Science Together: Making Observations

Dig into ice! Engage with your toddlers and preschoolers as you investigate how to make observations through hands-on activities. Learn a different science process each week and discover ways to keep the science fun going at home.

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Thursday, February 1, 10:30 AM

Science Together: Making Observations

Dig into ice! Engage with your toddlers and preschoolers as you explore science, through stories and self-guided, hands-on activities. Learn a different science process each week and discover ways to keep the science fun going at home.

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Friday, February 2, 3 PM

Science Together: Making Observations

Dig into ice! Engage with your toddlers and preschoolers as you investigate how to make predictions through stories and self-guided, hands-on activities. Learn a different science process each week and discover ways to keep the science fun going at home.

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Saturday, February 3, 2:00 PM

Showtime! ChemE Car

Power a car using chemistry. Join Cornell University’s ChemE Car team to explore chemical reactions and their competition car.

Showtime! ChemE Car
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Sunday, February 4, 2:00 PM

Chemsations!

Experience the intriguing world of chemistry as local high school students demonstrate fascinating chemical reactions with color, create bubbles, and experiment with light.

Chemsations!
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Tuesday, February 6, 10:30 AM

Science Together: Exploring

Explore chemical reactions with baking soda and vinegar. Engage with your toddlers and preschoolers as you explore self-guided, hands-on activities. Learn a different science process each week and discover ways to keep the science fun going at home.

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Wednesday, February 7, 3:00 PM

Science Together: Exploring

Explore chemical reactions with baking soda and vinegar. Engage with your toddlers and preschoolers as you explore self-guided, hands-on activities. Learn a different science process each week and discover ways to keep the science fun going at home.

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Thursday, February 8, 10:30 AM

Science Together: Exploring

Explore chemical reactions with baking soda and vinegar. Engage with your toddlers and preschoolers as you explore self-guided, hands-on activities. Learn a different science process each week and discover ways to keep the science fun going at home.

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Friday, February 9, 3:00 PM

Science Together: Exploring

Explore chemical reactions with baking soda and vinegar. Engage with your toddlers and preschoolers as you explore self-guided, hands-on activities. Learn a different science process each week and discover ways to keep the science fun going at home.

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Saturday, February 10, 12 PM

Showtime! Wind and Weather

Learn about the natural world through hands-on activities with students from the Cornell chapter of the Atmospheric and Meteorological Society.

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Saturday, February 10, 2:00 PM

Showtime! FSL Summer Program Preview

Join members of the Sciencenter’s Future Science Leader youth program to explore hands-on activities of their design and learn about our summer FSL CIT+ program.

Showtime! FSL Summer Program Preview
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Tuesday, February 13, 10:30AM

Science Together: Making Predictions

What will sink and what will float? Engage with your toddlers and preschoolers as you investigate how to make predictions through self-guided, hands-on activities. Learn a different science process each week and discover ways to keep the science fun going at home.

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Wednesday, February 14, 3:00 PM

Science Together: Making Predictions

What will sink and what will float? Engage with your toddlers and preschoolers as you investigate how to make predictions through self-guided, hands-on activities. Learn a different science process each week and discover ways to keep the science fun going at home.

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Thursday, February 15, 10:30 AM

Science Together: Making Predictions

What will sink and what will float? Engage with your toddlers and preschoolers as you investigate how to make predictions through self-guided, hands-on activities. Learn a different science process each week and discover ways to keep the science fun going at home.

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Friday, February 16, 3:00 PM

Science Together: Making Predictions

What will sink and what will float? Engage with your toddlers and preschoolers as you investigate how to make predictions through self-guided, hands-on activities. Learn a different science process each week and discover ways to keep the science fun going at home.

Science Together: Making Predictions
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Saturday, February 17, 2:00PM

Showtime! CURB

Explore current scientific research through hands-on activities with students from the Cornell University Research Board.

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Tuesday, February 20, 10:30 AM

Science Together: Using Tools

Explore flubber using different tools. Engage with your toddlers and preschoolers as you investigate how to explore different materials through self-guided, hands-on activities. Learn a different science process each week and discover ways to keep the science fun going at home.

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Wednesday, February 21, 3 PM

Science Together: Using Tools

Explore flubber using different tools. Engage with your toddlers and preschoolers as you investigate how to explore different materials through self-guided, hands-on activities. Learn a different science process each week and discover ways to keep the science fun going at home.

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Thursday, February 22, 10:30 AM

Science Together: Using Tools

Explore flubber using different tools. Engage with your toddlers and preschoolers as you investigate how to explore different materials through self-guided, hands-on activities. Learn a different science process each week and discover ways to keep the science fun going at home.

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Friday, February 23, 2:00 PM

Live Demo: The "Coolest" Science

Experience the coolest science right before your eyes! Join our Educators to discover how different items react to the extreme temperatures of dry ice or liquid nitrogen.

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Friday, February 23, 3:00 PM

Science Together: Using Tools

Explore flubber using different tools. Engage with your toddlers and preschoolers as you investigate how to explore different materials through self-guided, hands-on activities. Learn a different science process each week and discover ways to keep the science fun going at home.

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Saturday, February 24, 2:00 PM

Sciencenter Showtime! Ithaca High School Chemistry Club

Experience cool chemical reactions – LIVE! – with the Ithaca High School Chemistry Club.

Sciencenter Showtime! Ithaca High School Chemistry Club
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Sunday, February 25, 2:00 PM

Chemsations!

Experience the intriguing world of chemistry as local high school students demonstrate fascinating chemical reactions with color, create bubbles, and experiment with light.

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February 16 - 25, 10AM - 5 PM

Ithaca Loves Teachers

As part of a city-wide initiative to honor teachers, the Sciencenter is offering deals for teachers and their families. Teachers: show your K-12 school ID from February 16 – 25 to receive free admission for yourself and one guest. Plus, save big on specially marked items, including fun and educational games and toys, during our February Store sale!

Ithaca Loves Teachers
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Tuesday, February 26, 10:30 AM

Science Together: Making Observations

Dig into ice! Engage with your toddlers and preschoolers as you explore science through self-guided, hands-on activities. Learn a different science process each week and discover ways to keep the science fun going at home.

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Wednesday, February 28, 3:00 PM

Science Together: Making Observations

Dig into ice! Engage with your toddlers and preschoolers as you explore science through self-guided, hands-on activities. Learn a different science process each week and discover ways to keep the science fun going at home.

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Thursday, March 1, 10:30 AM

Science Together: Making Observations

Dig into ice! Engage with your toddlers and preschoolers as you investigate how to make observations through hands-on activities. Learn a different science process each week and discover ways to keep the science fun going at home.

Science Together: Making Observations
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Friday, March 2, 3:00 PM

Science Together: Making Observations

Dig into ice! Engage with your toddlers and preschoolers as you investigate how to make observations through hands-on activities. Learn a different science process each week and discover ways to keep the science fun going at home.

Science Together: Making Observations
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