Calendar

There's something fun happening at the Sciencenter!

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


Thursday, December 8, 10:30 AM

Science Together: Making Observations

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

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Friday, December 9, 3:00 PM

Science Together: Making Observations

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

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Saturday, December 10, 2:00PM

Showtime! Future Science Leaders

Join the Sciencenter’s Future Science Leaders to try out new hands-on activities and learn about the program.

Showtime! Future Science Leaders
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Sunday, December 11, 1:00PM - 2:00PM

Moto-Inventions

Invent contraptions that can move. Tinker with recycled materials and electricity to make whirling, moving machines. Materials provided by Cornell Xraise.

Moto-Inventions
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Sunday, December 11, 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

FREE Sunday

Admission to the Sciencenter is FREE for everyone on Sunday, December 11.

FREE Sunday
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Tuesday, December 13, 10:30 AM

Science Together: Making Predictions

What objects will sink? Which ones will float? 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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Wednesday, December 14, 3:00 PM

Science Together: Making Predictions

What objects will sink? Which ones will float? 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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Thursday, December 15, 10:30 AM

Science Together: Making Predictions

What objects will sink? Which ones will float? 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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Friday, December 16, 3:00 PM

Science Together: Making Predictions

What objects will sink? Which ones will float? 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, December 17, 11:00AM

Ithaca Explores Human Origins: Discovery Trail

Join us to watch the short video, “Insect Evolution produced by Dr. Linda Rayor and the Naturalist Outreach program at Cornell. Discovery Trail members will present programs at their sites related to human origins and what it means to be human, all weekend December 17 – 18.

Ithaca Explores Human Origins: Discovery Trail
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Saturday, December 17, 2 PM

Showtime! Chemistry

Join the Ithaca High School Chemistry Club for intriguing chemistry demonstrations.

Showtime! Chemistry
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Sunday, December 18, 1:00 - 2:00PM

Moto-Inventions

Invent contraptions that can move. Visit our Reinvention Station to tinker with recycled materials and electricity to make whirling, moving machines to take home! Materials provided by Cornell Xraise.

Duration: 1 hour, 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Moto-Inventions
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Sunday, December 18, 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, December 20, 10:30 AM

Science Together: Using Tools

Use tools to explore flubber. 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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Wednesday, December 21, 3:00 PM

Science Together: Using Tools

Use tools to explore flubber. 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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Thursday, December 22, 10:30AM

Science Together: Using Tools

Use tools to explore flubber. 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, December 23, 3:00 PM

Science Together: Using Tools

Use tools to explore flubber. 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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