Calendar

There's something fun happening at the Sciencenter!

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


Wednesday, February 19, 11 AM - 1 PM

Special Event: The Science of Food

Come explore several aspects of food science with local experts including Cornell’s Food Science Department. Learn about food processing, food safety, fermenting, chocolate panning, and much more!

Special Event: The Science of Food
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February 18 - 21

Science Together: Using tools

Tuesday, February 18, and Thursday, February 20 at 10:30 am Wednesday, February 19 and Friday, February 21 at 3:00 pm

Explore ooey, gooey flubber using different tools.

Science Together: Using tools
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Saturday, February 22, 2:00 PM

Showtime! Robots

Build paper robots with students from Ithaca College Women in Computing.

Showtime! Robots
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Feb. 14 - 23

Ithaca Loves Teachers Week Feb 14 - 23

Teachers: Show your K-12 school ID during Ithaca Loves Teachers Week to receive free admission for yourself and one guest.

Ithaca Loves Teachers Week Feb 14 - 23
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Thursday, February 27, 6:30 - 9:00 PM

Sciencenter After Dark: Gears & Beers

Join us on Thursday, February 27 from 6:30 - 9 PM for our next Sciencenter After Dark event: Gears & Beers. Come try out our pop-up build space, meet experts from the Ithaca maker community, and explore the museum, including our new featured exhibition: Gear Up: The Science of Bikes! This event is sponsored by Sciarabba Walker & Co. LLP

  • This is an 18+ event
  • Cash bar
  • Free light snacks
  • Museum admission fees apply.
    • General Admission: $8.00
    • Members: FREE
    • Seniors (65+): $7.00
    • EBT Cardholders: $1.00
Sciencenter After Dark: Gears & Beers
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February 25 - 28

Science Together: Categorizing

Tuesday, February 25, and Thursday, February 27 at 10:30 am Wednesday, February 26, and Friday, February 28 at 3:00 pm

Go fish! Then categorize the fish you catch.

Science Together: Categorizing
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Saturday, February 29, 2:00 PM

Showtime! Science of Flight

Explore the science of flight with (CUAir) Cornell University’s Unmanned Air Systems.

Showtime! Science of Flight
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Monday, March 9; 10:00 am

Sciencenter Summer Camp Registration Opens

Open to children entering kindergarten through grade 6 in the fall, Sciencenter Summer Camp offers a variety of exciting science-themed sessions. Online registration begins on March 9 at 10 am. More info “here”:http://www.sciencenter.org/summer-camp.

Sciencenter Summer Camp Registration Opens
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