Look at the stars, constellations and planets visible in the night sky and learn how to follow the seasonal patterns of the earth in its orbit around the sun. Explore both the science and mythology of the heavens as we consider objects such as nebulae, white dwarfs, black holes, and planets around other stars.
Use a variety of materials including stone, glass and ceramic tiles to create both grouted and ungrouted mosaics.
Join Dan Babineau, greenhouse technician at the Lyman Plant House at Smith College, as he takes you through the fun process of creating your own lush, mini-indoor garden!
Zentangle is a tool that can increase focus and creativity, relieve stress, inspire new ideas and produce beautiful creations while allowing you to deliberately shift your thoughts effortlessly.
From dinosaurs and pre-historic creatures to live reptiles and amphibians, learn about ancient man, nature and the secrets of deep space.
Use the Science Museum’s hands-on resources to explore new and exciting areas of Science each week.
Reports abound with news about water on Mars, earth-like planets at other stars, dark matter, and more. In the planetarium, we’ll have a brief look at the current night sky, learn about these fascinating topics and cover some basics about light and the methods that astronomers use to probe the vast distances of the universe.
Students of all levels of painting ability will learn basic floral painting techniques with an emphasis on values and composition.
All the fundamentals of oil painting will be covered–from canvas preparation to composition, color mixing and paint application.
With a parent or guardian, your child will learn how to look, interact, behave and discover new places as they explore the Eco Center, mammals, dinosaurs and other exhibits in the museums each week.