Science Enrichment Program

Science Enrichment Labs Winter/Spring 2017

Thursday afternoons

1:00 – 2:30 PM

Age groups: 6-8 years and 9-12 years

Perfect for homeschoolers, community groups and more.

Sessions for each age group are held concurrently on the topic.

Are you a homeschooler looking for hands-on, minds-on STE(a)M based learning experiences for your child? Join CMOST educators and participate in a variety of hands-on learning activities.  See below for dates and programs. 

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NanoTech Investigations

Thursday, March 16  

What is nanotechnology and why is it important in our modern world? Join us for this investigation into all things small! We will experiment with nano gold, ferro fluids and more in this hands-on science lab. Participants will also have the opportunity to play fun and exciting nano games!


Life on the Erie Canal 

Thursday, April 6

Join us as canal days come to life in this hands on ste(a)m based program.  Participants will learn all about the Erie canal, investigate how it was built,  how it worked and have the opportunity to explore many hands-on artifacts. 


Investigations in Energy 

Thursday, May 11

What is energy and how does it work? Students will investigate energy as it transfers from one type to another in this practical science program. We'll also examine different energy sources and learn about cool new alternative energy sources of the future. 


What’s the Scoop?

Thursday, June 8

Join us to celebrate the end of another year of fantastic programs together! We plan to party by learning all about the science of ice cream in this hands – on investigation of states of matter, fractions,  temperature, and more!  


All home school programs are offered for children age 6-8 and 9-12. Placement in classes will be based upon the child’s date of birth. To register for a program, please call 518-235-2120 or complete the registration form below and return to SUNY Poly CMOST. In order to ensure quality teaching and to create a conductive learning environment pre-registration is required for all Home School programs. Participants must be registered by close of business the day prior to the program. Registration is not complete without payment.  Children cannot be left unattended at The Museum under any circumstances. 

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