Tinker Space

CMOST's emerging Tinker Spaces allow you and your child to to engage in scientific learning through exploration and play. This space encourages a shared experience between children and the adults in their lives.

What We're Learning

  • Inquiry
  • Sensory Play
  • Engineering
  • Design Testing
  • Modeling
  • Systems
  • Problem Solving

GE Discovery Room

The GE Junior Discovery Room is a special place where families can learn more about different scientific concepts by using our newly developed Explorer Boxes. Each Explorer Box contains a different hands-on science projects that families can work on together.Uploaded Image: /uploads/images/mag_ballwall.jpg

NYS Curriculum Standards

  • MST 1 - Scientific Inquiry
  • MST 1 - Engineering Design
  • MST 5 - Technology Education
  • MST 6 - Interconnectedness: Common Themes Key Idea 1, 2
  • MST 7 - Interdisciplinary Problem Solving

Tinkering Space

Imagine and create your own inventions! Our new Tinkering Space provides children with an array of materials to use and be creative as they deUploaded Image: /uploads/images/Tinkering wall.jpgsign and build new scientific and technological inventions.

NYS Curriculum Standards

  • MST 1 - Scientific Inquiry
  • MST 1 - Engineering Design
  • MST 5 - Technology Education
  • MST 6 - Interconnectedness: Common Themes Key Idea 1, 2
  • MST 7 - Interdisciplinary Problem Solving

Drop-in Activities:

Science Story Time - Join a museum educator for this science-based story time. Each week, participants will read a different science story, enjoy a project-based activity and more! No pre-registration required, activity included with museum admission. Ages 2 - 6. Approximately 20 minutes in length. Free with Museum Admission. Please visit our detailed calendar for exact times and themes of this presentation.

Sensory Play - Help your child improve motor skills and increase his or her understanding of how the world works. Join CMOST in the GE Junior Discovery room for a hands-on sensory science activity. No pre-registration required, activity included with museum admission. Ages 2 - 6. Free with Museum Admission. Please visit our detailed calendar for exact times and themes of this presentation.

Engineering Fun and Learning Series - Join us as we explore fun engineering challenges and experiments

Educators: Reserve a Field Trip!