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Events Calendar

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

April

Spring Break at the Sciencenter

Chemsations

Monday, April 14 - Friday, April 18
The Sciencenter is open Monday, April 14, 10 am – 5 pm.
Join us every day during Spring Break at 11 am and 1 pm for hands-on activities.

Preschool Story Time and Hands-on Activity

Hands-on Activity
Tuesday, April 15, 10:30 am
Friday, April 18, 10:30 am

Animal Time: Toddlers and preschoolers are invited to hear the story Barnyard Tracks by Dee Dee Duffy and make pig masks. Learn more about our preschool program.

Showtime! Here, There and Everwhere - Science in the Universe

Showtime!

Saturday, April 19, 2 pm
Explore the universal laws of physics with hands-on activites about flow of electricity, bending of light, movement of air, and shape of speed! Learn more about our family presentations.

Moto-Inventions

Moto-Inventions
Sundays in April, 1 - 2 pm
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.

Energy Explo! Cancelled

Energy Explo!

The Energy Explo! scheduled for Sunday, April 20, 2 pm has been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience. Please join us for the next Energy Explo! presentations on Sundays, May 4 & 18, 2 pm.

Preschool Story Time and Hands-on Activity

Hands-on Activity
Tuesday, April 22, 10:30 am
Friday, April 25, 10:30 am

Tactile Time: Toddlers and preschoolers are invited to hear the story Little Cloud by Eric Carle and make a textured collage of the water cycle. Learn more about our preschool program.

Showtime! Moo to You

Showtime!

Saturday, April 26, 2 pm
Join Cornell University Dairy Science (C.U.D.S.) to learn about the path milk takes from the cow to your fridge. Make butter, test out cow bedding, and pet a calf (weather permitting). Learn more about our family presentations.

Cornell's Rubik's Cube Competition to Benefit the Sciencenter

Rubik's Cube

Saturday, April 27
Test your skill at solving Rubik's cubes and other twisty puzzles at the Cornell Open Spring 2014 Rubik's Cube competition. See cubers' incredible collections. The Cornell Cubing Club will hold the event on campus at Day Hall. Thank you, Cornell Cubing Club, for generously donating all proceeds to benefit the Sciencenter.

Chemsations!

Chemsations

Sunday, April 27, 2 pm
Local high school students demonstrate a variety of awe-inspiring chemistry reactions, including disappearing ink, floating bubbles, and more! Learn more about our family presentations.

Preschool Story Time and Hands-on Activity

Hands-on Activity
Tuesday, April 29, 10:30 am
Friday, May 2, 10:30 am

Earth Time: Toddlers and preschoolers are invited to hear the story An Island Grows by Lois Schaefer and make their own volcano. Learn more about our preschool program.