APRIL BREAK 2019 - miSci (museum of innovation and science)
Introducing Nano (Grades K-2)
What’s the big deal about nano? Why make things so tiny? Find out how nano-sized materials are already a part of our lives.
Space Academy: Comet Mystery (Grades 3-5)
Explore interactive activities related to astronomy and space exploration with a focus on some of the smaller objects in our solar system – comets. Finish the week with an Exploration Station mission in the Challenger Learning Center.
Space Academy: Aliens & Exoplanets (Grades 3-5)
Discover the solar system and beyond and explore the possibilities of life on other planets! Finish the week with a mission in the Challenger Learning Center.
Particle Physics Introductory Mini-Course (2 days; April 23 & 24 only) (Grades 9+)
This two-day event will expose high school students to main ideas of particle physics and to current research activities in this area through lectures and hands-on activities.
The program presented by professors from the University at Albany will cover four topics:
- Vivek Jain - The Standard Model of Particle Physics
- Matthew Szydagis - Looking for Missing Matter
- Daniel Robbins - Beyond the Standard Model
- Oleg Lunin - Symmetry in Physics
Classes are offered from 9am to 12:30pm on Tuesday and Wednesday. The only prerequisite is your curiosity. Cost is only $12 for both days (no discounts).