Mover & Shaker

The Mover and Shaker space allows your child learn about energy, motion, and . This exhibit space includes Go Power...Naturally, and Be Your Own Scientist.

What We're Learning

  • Inquiry
  • Modeling
  • Systems
  • Energy Uses
  • Alternative Energy SourcesUploaded Image: /uploads/images/Scientists - 2.jpg
  • Technology Use

Be Your Own Scientist

Inviting children to embody the role of scientist with role play props and a child-designed geo board featuring their STE(a)M capabilities.

Uploaded Image: /uploads/images/skyline01.jpgGo Power...Naturally

SUNY Poly CMOST's interactive energy exhibit Go Power ... Naturally! teaches kids about new green energy technologies, energy pathways and transformations. This exhibit features a solar house, an wind power display, and an alternative fuels installation.

NYS Curriculum Standards

  • MST 1 - Scientific Inquiry
  • MST 2 - Information Systems
  • MST 4 - The Physical Setting Key Idea 1, 2
  • MST 6 - Interconnectedness: Common Themes Key Idea 1, 2

Drop-in Activities:

Make It & Take It - Visit SUNY Poly CMOST to learn about the engineering concepts behind everyday objects. Children will be able to engage in a hands-on engineering challenge! No pre-registration required, activity included with museum admission. Recommended for ages 5+. Please visit our detailed calendar for exact dates & activities offered.

Science Cart Demos - Join SUNY Poly CMOST educators as we experiment and investigate science together with you. These presentations explore a variety of scientific concepts from live animal ecology to nanotechnology and more! Approximately 20 minutes in length and recommended for grades K-12 and adults. Free with Museum Admission. Please visit our Detailed Calendar and click 'Daily Schedule' for exact times this presentation is offered.

Educators: Reserve a Field Trip!