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


Friday, November 24, 3:00 PM

Science Together: Using Tools

Investigate playdough using different tools. Engage with your toddlers and preschoolers 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, November 25, 2:00PM

Showtime! Biomedical Engineering Society

Engineer a roller coaster with students from Cornell’s Biomedical Engineering Society.

Showtime! Biomedical Engineering Society
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Tuesday, November 28, 10: 30 AM

Science Together: Making Predictions

Bowl with different types of blocks. Engage with your toddlers and preschoolers 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, November 29, 3:00 PM

Science Together: Making Predictions

Bowl with different types of blocks. Engage with your toddlers and preschoolers 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, November 30, 10:30 AM

Science Together: Making Predictions

Bowl with different types of blocks. Engage with your toddlers and preschoolers 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, December 1, 3:00 PM

Science Together: Making Predictions

Bowl with different types of blocks. Engage with your toddlers and preschoolers 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, December 2, 12 PM - 3 PM

Showtime! Rapid Prototyping

Explore engineering, test prototype toys, play with designs, and help Cornell computer science students improve their projects.

Showtime! Rapid Prototyping
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Sunday, December 3, 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 5, 10:30 AM

Science Together: Problem Solving

Experiment with tangrams. Engage with your toddlers and preschoolers as you investigate problem solving 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, December 6, 3 PM

Science Together: Problem Solving

Experiment with tangrams. Engage with your toddlers and preschoolers as you investigate problem solving 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, December 7, 10:30 AM

Science Together: Problem Solving

Experiment with tangrams. Engage with your toddlers and preschoolers as you investigate problem solving 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, December 8, 3:00 PM

Science Together: Problem Solving

Experiment with tangrams. Engage with your toddlers and preschoolers as you investigate problem solving 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, December 9, 2:00 PM

Showtime! Future Science Leaders

Take part in hands-on activities developed by our middle school Future Science Leaders and learn about the projects that they are working on.

Showtime! Future Science Leaders
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Sunday, December 10, 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

FREE Sunday

Admission to the Sciencenter is FREE for everyone on Sunday, December 10.

FREE Sunday
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Tuesday, December 12, 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, December 13, 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.

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Thursday, December 14, 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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Friday, December 15, 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.

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Saturday, December 16, 2:00 PM

Showtime! Chemistry

Explore chemistry through a collection of fun, interactive activities with Sciencenter staff and volunteers!

Showtime! Chemistry
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Sunday, December 17, 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 19, 10:30 AM

Science Together: Making Predictions

What will happen when baking soda and vinegar mix? 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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Wednesday, December 20, 3:00 PM

Science Together: Making Predictions

What will happen when baking soda and vinegar mix? 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, December 21, 10:30 AM

Science Together: Making Predictions

What will happen when baking soda and vinegar mix? 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, December 22, 3:00 PM

Science Together: Making Predictions

What will happen when baking soda and vinegar mix? 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, December 23, 2 PM

Showtime! Chemistry of a Candle

Investigate the properties of a candle with hands-on chemistry activities led by Sciencenter staff!

Showtime! Chemistry of a Candle
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Tuesday, December 26, 10:30AM

Science Together: Using Tools

Explore flubber using tools. 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, December 27, 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, December 28, 10:30 AM

Science Together: Using Tools

Use tools to explore flubber. Engage with your toddlers and preschoolers as you investigate how to make observations 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 29, 3:00 PM

Science Together: Using Tools

Explore flubber Using tools. 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: Using Tools
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