Calendar

There's something fun happening at the Sciencenter!

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


Saturday, July 30, 2:00PM

Showtime! Kids and Robots

Join Cornell’s Solace Shen to explore the study of child-robot interaction and learn how she makes her robot work.

Showtime! Kids and Robots
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Sunday, July 31, 1 - 2 PM

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

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Tuesday, August 2, 10:30AM

Preschool Story Time and Activity

Listen to the story Inch by Inch by Leo Lionni and then measure, record, and decorate a height chart.

This program is designed especially for children 4 and under.

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Wednesday, August 3, 10:30 AM

Exploring Science

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

Exploring Science
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Wednesday, August 3, 1:00 PM

Live Demo: The "Coolest" Science

Beat the heat this summer and 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.

Every Wednesday. June 29 – August 31.

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Friday, August 5, 10:30AM

Preschool Story Time and Activity

Listen to the story Inch by Inch by Leo Lionni and then measure, record, and decorate a height chart.

This program is designed especially for children 4 and under.

Preschool Story Time and Activity
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August 2 - 5, 2 - 3PM

Weekly Wonders

Participate in hands-on science activities led by our Future Science Leaders, Tuesday – Friday in July and August. A new activity each week.

Weekly Wonders
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Saturday, August 6, 2:00PM

Showtime! Science on a Sphere

Experience our solar system up close and in 3-D with Rick Kline, SPIF Data Manager at Cornell University.

Showtime! Science on a Sphere
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Sunday, August 7, 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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Tuesday, August 9, 10:30AM

Preschool Story Time and Activity

Hear the story Wonderful Worms by Linda Glaser then investigate and observe live earthworms.

This program is designed especially for children 4 and under.

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Wednesday, August 10, 10:30AM

Exploring Science

Parents and caregivers, engage with your toddlers and preschoolers as you explore science through self-guided, hands-on activities. Learn different science processes each week and discover ways to keep the science fun going at home.

Exploring Science
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Wednesday, August 10, 1PM

Live Demo: The "Coolest" Science

Beat the heat this summer and 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.

Every Wednesday. June 29 – August 31.

Live Demo: The
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Friday, August 12, 10:30AM

Preschool Story Time and Activity

Hear the story Wonderful Worms by Linda Glaser then investigate and observe live earthworms.

This program is designed especially for children 4 and under.

Preschool Story Time and Activity
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August 9 - 12, 2 - 3 PM

Weekly Wonders

Participate in hands-on science activities led by our Future Science Leaders, Tuesday – Friday in July and August. A new activity each week.

Weekly Wonders
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Saturday, August 13, 2:00PM

Showtime! Dem Bones

Investigate bones from different animals with Christina Schmidt, Assistant Professor of Biology at Wells College.

Showtime! Dem Bones
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Sunday, August 14, 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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Tuesday, August 16, 10:30AM

Preschool Story Time and Activity

Listen to the story Mister Seahorse by Eric Carle and then make sandpaper seahorses.

This program is designed especially for children 4 and under.

Preschool Story Time and Activity
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Wednesday, August 17, 10:30am

Exploring Science

Parents and caregivers, engage with your toddlers and preschoolers as you explore science through self-guided, hands-on activities. Learn different science processes each week and discover ways to keep the science fun going at home.

Exploring Science
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Wednesday, August 17, 1PM

Live Demo: The "Coolest" Science

Beat the heat this summer and 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.

Every Wednesday. June 29 – August 31.

Live Demo: The
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Friday, August 19, 10:30AM

Preschool Story Time and Activity

Listen to the story Mister Seahorse by Eric Carle and then make sandpaper seahorses.

This program is designed especially for children 4 and under.

Preschool Story Time and Activity
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August 16 - 19, 2 - 3 PM

Weekly Wonders

Participate in hands-on science activities led by our Future Science Leaders, Tuesday – Friday in July and August. A new activity each week.

Weekly Wonders
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Saturday, August 20, 2:00 PM

Showtime! A Sea of Sound

Discover the science of bioacoustics with Ashik Rahaman from Cornell’s Lab of Ornithology. Then investigate sound using equipment from the Lab.

Showtime! A Sea of Sound
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Sunday, August 21, 1:00PM - 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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Tuesday, August 23, 10:30AM

Preschool Story Time and Activity

Listen to the story Roly-Poly Spider by Jill Sardegna and then make pom-pom spiders.

This program is designed especially for children 4 and under.

Preschool Story Time and Activity
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Wednesday, August 24, 10:30 am

Exploring Science

Parents and caregivers, engage with your toddlers and preschoolers as you explore science through self-guided, hands-on activities. Learn different science processes each week and discover ways to keep the science fun going at home.

Exploring Science
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Wednesday, August 24, 1PM

Live Demo: The "Coolest" Science

Beat the heat this summer and 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.

Every Wednesday. June 29 – August 31.

Live Demo: The
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Friday, August 26, 10:30AM

Preschool Story Time and Activity

Listen to the story Roly-Poly Spider by Jill Sardegna and then make pom-pom spiders.

This program is designed especially for children 4 and under.

Preschool Story Time and Activity
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August 23 - 26, 2 - 3 PM

Weekly Wonders

Participate in hands-on science activities led by our Future Science Leaders, Tuesday – Friday in July and August. A new activity each week.

Weekly Wonders
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Saturday, August 27, 2:00PM

Showtime! The Statistics Shuffle

Explore the power of statistics through card shuffling with Jacob Bien, Assistant Professor of Biological Statistics and Computational Biology at Cornell University.

Showtime! The Statistics Shuffle
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Sunday, August 28, 1:00PM - 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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Tuesday, August 30, 10:30AM

Preschool Story Time and Activity

Listen to the story Papa, Please Get the Moon for Me by Eric Carle and then make constellations.

This program is designed especially for children 4 and under.

Preschool Story Time and Activity
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Wednesday, August 31, 10:30 am

Exploring Science

Parents and caregivers, engage with your toddlers and preschoolers as you explore science through self-guided, hands-on activities. Learn different science processes each week and discover ways to keep the science fun going at home.

Exploring Science
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Wednesday, August 31, 1 PM

Live Demo: The "Coolest" Science

Beat the heat this summer and 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.

Every Wednesday. June 29 – August 31.

Live Demo: The
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August 30 - September 2, 2 - 3 PM

Weekly Wonders

Participate in hands-on science activities led by our Future Science Leaders, Tuesday – Friday in July and August. A new activity each week.

Weekly Wonders
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