Science Enrichment Labs

Fall 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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Native Voices
Thursday, September 14

Listen to a traditional story, and experience seasonal activities to learn about contemporary Indigenous communities' practices and traditions

Super Slimey Science
Thursday, October 12

Join as we get hands-on with some of the slimiest, ickiest and stickiest science you've ever seen! Participants will get a basic introduction to chemistry and the different states of matter before delving into the world of slimy science and cool reactions in this pre-Halloween hands-on homeschool lab.

The Physics of Toys
Thursday, November 9

Why do yo-yo's climb their strings, where do bouncy balls get their bounce, and how do 3D movies and steroscopes make things look three-demensional? Explore the physics behind these and other common toys, and make a great physics toy to take home with you!

Water Ecology
Thursday, December 14

Did you know that animals can be found living in the layers of a snowpack? Join us as we investigate this and more about the ecology of the winter months in New York State.


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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