Calendar

There's something fun happening at the Sciencenter!

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


Tuesday, June 27, 10:30 AM

Science Together: Making Predictions

Predict which items will sink or 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, June 28, 3:00 PM

Science Together: Making Predictions

Predict which items will sink or 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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Thursday, June 29, 10:30 AM

Science Together: Making Predictions

Predict which items will sink or 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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Thursday, June 29, 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 and liquid nitrogen.

Live Demo: The
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June 27 - June 30, 10 am & 1:30 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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Friday, June 30, 3:00 PM

Science Together: Making Predictions

Predict which items will sink or 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: Making Predictions
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Saturday, July 1, 2:00PM

Showtime! IthAquatica

Create clay tiles of creatures found in Cayuga Lake that will be featured in the 1st Street Mosaic Project’s mosaic mural next to the Sciencenter.

Showtime! IthAquatica
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Sunday, July 2, 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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Thursday, July 6, 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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Thursday, July 6, 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 and liquid nitrogen

Live Demo: The
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July 4 - July 7, 10 AM & 1:30 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, July 8, 2:00 PM

Showtime! Wasps!

Explore paper wasps, meet live wasps, and learn how wasps use facial recognition with Cornell University’s Michael Sheehan.

Showtime! Wasps!
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Sunday, July 9, 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.

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Tuesday, July 11, 10:30 AM

Science Together: Problem Solving

Build and test your own roller coaster! Engage with your toddlers and preschoolers as you investigate how to build and engineer 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, July 13, 10:30 AM

Science Together: Problem Solving

Build and test your own roller coaster! Engage with your toddlers and preschoolers as you investigate how to build and engineer 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, July 13, 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.

Live Demo: The
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July 11 - 14, 10 AM & 1:30 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, July 15, 2:00PM

Showtime! Coast Guard Auxiliary

Join Kim Walsh of the Coast Guard Auxiliary to learn about Cayuga Lake and about boat safety.

Showtime! Coast Guard Auxiliary
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Sunday, July 16, 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.

Moto-Inventions
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Tuesday, July 18, 10: 30 AM

Science Together: Making Predictions

Make predictions using baking soda and vinegar. 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, July 20, 10:30 AM

Science Together: Making Predictions

Explore chemical reactions using baking soda and vinegar. 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: Making Predictions
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Thursday, July 20, 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.

Live Demo: The
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July 18 - 21, 10 AM & 1:30 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, July 22, 2:00PM

Showtime! Amazing Physics

Observe live demonstrations and participate in hands-on activities about light and sound. Join REU students from CLASSE (Cornell Laboratory for Accelerator-based Sciences and Education) for make-and-take activities about physics.

Showtime! Amazing Physics
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Sunday, July 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

Moto-Inventions
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Tuesday, July 25, 10:30 AM

Science Together: Making Observations

Make observations about ice. 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, July 27, 10:30AM

Science Together: Making Observations

Make observations about ice. 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: Making Observations
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Thursday, July 27, 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.

Live Demo: The
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July 25 - 28, 10 am & 1:30 pm

Weekly Wonders

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

Weekly Wonders
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Saturday, July 29, 2:00 PM

Showtime! Amazing Physics

Observe live demonstrations and participate in hands-on activities about light and sound. Join REU students from CLASSE (Cornell Laboratory for Accelerator-based Sciences and Education) for make-and-take activities about physics.

Showtime! Amazing Physics
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Sunday, July 30, 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.

Moto-Inventions
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