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There's something fun happening at the Sciencenter!

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


Thursday, March 23, 10:30 AM

Science Together: Using Tools

Use a variety of tools to dig into ice. Engage with your toddlers and preschoolers as you investigate how to use science tools with fun 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, March 24, 3:00 PM

Science Together: Using Tools

Use a variety of tools to dig into ice. Engage with your toddlers and preschoolers as you investigate how to use science tools with fun 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, March 25, 2:00PM

Showtime! Card shuffling, Coin flipping, and Coincidences

Learn how to think like a statistician through card shuffling and coin flipping with Jacob Bien. Crazy coincidence stories might not seem as unbelievable after this Showtime!

Showtime! Card shuffling, Coin flipping, and Coincidences
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Sunday, March 26, 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.

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Tuesday, March 28, 10:30 AM

Science Together: Problem Solving

Build and test your own roller coaster. Engage with your toddlers and preschoolers as you learn problem solving skills 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, March 29, 3:00 PM

Science Together: Problem Solving

Build and test your own roller coaster. Engage with your toddlers and preschoolers as you learn problem solving skills 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, March 30, 10:30 AM

Science Together: Problem Solving

Build and test your own roller coaster. Engage with your toddlers and preschoolers as you learn problem solving skills 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, March 31, 3:00 PM

Science Together: Problem Solving

Build and test your own roller coaster. Engage with your toddlers and preschoolers as you learn problem solving skills 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, April 1, 2:00PM

Showtime! Circus Culture

Discover the physics of fun with Ithaca’s own Circus Culture!

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Sunday, April 2, 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, April 2, 2:00 PM

Chemsations!

Watch as local high school students demonstrate chemical reactions with color changes, bubbles, and light.

Chemsations!
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Tuesday, April 4, 10:30 AM

Science Together: Making Observations

What are all of the things that wiggly worms can do? Make observations about worms as you engage with your toddlers and preschoolers and 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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Wednesday, April 5, 3:00 PM

Science Together: Making Observations

What are all of the things that wiggly worms can do? Make observations about worms as you engage with your toddlers and preschoolers and 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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Thursday, April 6, 10:30 AM

Science Together: Making Observations

What are all of the things that wiggly worms can do? Make observations about worms as you engage with your toddlers and preschoolers and 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, April 7, 3:00 PM

Science Together: Making Observations

What are all of the things that wiggly worms can do? Make observations about worms as you engage with your toddlers and preschoolers and 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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Saturday, April 8, 1:00 - 3:00 PM

Showtime! Nano Day

Explore the smallest science at this special Showtime! presentation. Meet scientists from Cornell University and take part in exciting hands-on activities that revolve around nano-technology.

Showtime! Nano Day
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Sunday, April 9, 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

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Tuesday, April 11, 10:30 AM

Science Together: Making Predictions

Predict what will happen when milk and colorful dye mix together. 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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Wednesday, April 12, 3:00 PM

Science Together: Making Predictions

Predict what will happen when milk and colorful dye mix together. 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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Thursday, April 13, 10:30AM

Science Together: Making Predictions

Predict what will happen when milk and colorful dye mix together. 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, April 14, 3:00 PM

Science Together: Making Predictions

Predict what will happen when milk and colorful dye mix together. 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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Saturday, April 15, 2 PM

Showtime! Sound of Science

Investigate the inner workings of your voice and travel through a “musical petting zoo” to meet some amazing instruments with Ithaca College’s music fraternity. Make your own instrument to take home!

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Sunday, April 16 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

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Sunday, April 16, 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, April 18, 10:30 AM

Science Together: Using Tools

What is flubber? Use tools to explore flubber as you engage with your toddlers and preschoolers and 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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Wednesday, April 19, 3:00 PM

Science Together: Using Tools

What is flubber? Use tools to explore flubber as you engage with your toddlers and preschoolers and 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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Thursday, April 20, 10:30 AM

Science Together: Using Tools

What is flubber? Use tools to explore flubber as you engage with your toddlers and preschoolers and 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.

Science Together: Using Tools
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Friday, April 21, 3:00 PM

Science Together: Using Tools

What is flubber? Use tools to explore flubber as you engage with your toddlers and preschoolers and 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.

Science Together: Using Tools
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Saturday, April 22, 2:00 - 4:00 PM

Showtime! Explore Science: Space and Earth

Explore space and earth science at this special Showtime! Make a cloud, investigate gravity, explore NASA research, and more!

Showtime! Explore Science: Space and Earth
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Sunday, April 23, 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

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Tuesday, April 25, 10:30 AM

Science Together: Exploration

Examine different materials and test which ones will sink and which ones will float. 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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Wednesday, April 26, 3:00 PM

Science Together: Exploration

Examine different materials and test which ones will sink and which ones will float. 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.

Science Together: Exploration
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Thursday, April 27, 10:30 AM

Science Together: Exploration

Examine different materials and test which ones will sink and which ones will float. 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.

Science Together: Exploration
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Friday, April 28, 3:00 PM

Science Together: Exploration

Examine different materials and test which ones will sink and which ones will float. 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.

Science Together: Exploration
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Saturday, April 29, 2:00PM

Showtime! Conservation

Create your own work of art using recycled materials as you learn about conservation and renewable energy with the Cornell University Research Board.

Showtime! Conservation
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Sunday, April 30, 10AM - 12PM

Sensory Hours at the Sciencenter

Parents and children with special sensory needs, join us for Sensory Hours. Make connections with other families while having fun and enjoying interactive learning in an inviting and accepting environment. Download our Pre-visit Story Guide.

10 am – 12 pm – Admission: pay what you wish.

Sensory Hours at the Sciencenter
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Sunday, April 30, 1:00 - 2:00 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.

Moto-Inventions
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