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Hands-on Science Classes: CSI: Secret Agent (grades 3 - 6)
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Investigate and solve crime scene mysteries in this full-day, week-long class packed with hands-on fun and taught by miSci educators. Before and after care is available at $10 per hour. Space is limited. Registration and pre-payment are required. Register by calling 518-382-7890 x 237.

$200 per child per class; 10% discount for miSci members and second child in class

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Date(s): 
Monday, July 21, 2014 @ 8:30am - 5pm
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 @ 8:30am - 5pm
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 @ 8:30am - 5pm
Thursday, July 24, 2014 @ 8:30am - 5pm
Friday, July 25, 2014 @ 8:30am - 5pm

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Hands-on Science Classes: Curious Chemists (grades 3 - 6)
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Delve into chemistry with experiments and explosions in this full-day, week-long class packed with hands-on fun and taught by miSci educators. Before and after care is available at $10 per hour. Space is limited. Registration and pre-payment are required. Register by calling 518-382-7890 x 237.

$200 per child per class; 10% discount for miSci members and second child in class

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Date(s): 
Monday, July 14, 2014 @ 8:30am - 5pm
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 @ 8:30am - 5pm
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 @ 8:30am - 5pm
Thursday, July 17, 2014 @ 8:30am - 5pm
Friday, July 18, 2014 @ 8:30am - 5pm

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Hands-on Science Classes: Gizmos & Gadgets (grades K - 2)
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Monday, July 28 through Friday, August 1. Create science contraptions that fly, spin and bounce in this full-day, week-long class packed with hands-on fun and taught by miSci educators. Before and after care is available at $10 per hour. Space is limited. Registration and pre-payment are required. Register by calling 518-382-7890 x 237.

$200 per child per class; 10% discount for miSci members and second child in class

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Date(s): 
Monday, July 28, 2014 @ 8:30am - 5pm
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 @ 8:30am - 5pm
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 @ 8:30am - 5pm
Thursday, July 31, 2014 @ 8:30am - 5pm

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Hands-on Science Classes: Grossology for Kids (Grades K - 2)
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Explore what's gross in body functions and our new exhibit, Grossology, in this full-day, week-long class packed with hands-on fun and taught by miSci educators. Before and after care is available at $10 per hour. Space is limited. Registration and pre-payment are required. Register by calling 518-382-7890 x 237.

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Date(s): 
Monday, July 7, 2014 @ 8:30am - 5pm
Tuesday, July 8, 2014 @ 8:30am - 5pm
Wednesday, July 9, 2014 @ 8:30am - 5pm
Thursday, July 10, 2014 @ 8:30am - 5pm
Friday, July 11, 2014 @ 8:30am - 5pm

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Hands-on Science Classes: Grossology Juniors (Grades 3 - 6)
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Become a grossologist! Learn all about gross body functions and our new exhibit, Grossology, in this full-day, week-long class packed with hands-on fun and taught by miSci educators. Before and after care is available at $10 per hour. Space is limited. Registration and pre-payment are required. Register by calling 518-382-7890 x 237.

$200 per child per class; 10% discount for miSci members and second child in class

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Date(s): 
Monday, July 7, 2014 @ 8:30am - 5pm
Tuesday, July 8, 2014 @ 8:30am - 5pm
Wednesday, July 9, 2014 @ 8:30am - 5pm
Thursday, July 10, 2014 @ 8:30am - 5pm
Friday, July 11, 2014 @ 8:30am - 5pm

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Hands-on Science Classes: Lego Robotics (grades 3 - 6)
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PLEASE NOTE: We are offering 2 identical sessions of this popular class: Monday, July 28 - Friday, August 1 & Monday, August 25 - Friday, August 29. Build and program cool robots with Lego's newest Mindstorms EV 3 as you work in a team in this full-day, week-long class packed with hands-on fun and taught by miSci educators. No experience necessary. Want to take the robots home? Kits available for purchase in miSci's shop. Before and after care is available at $10 per hour. Space is limited. Registration and pre-payment are required. Register by calling 518-382-7890 x 237.

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Date(s): 
Monday, July 28, 2014 @ 8:30am - 5pm
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 @ 8:30am - 5pm
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 @ 8:30am - 5pm
Thursday, July 31, 2014 @ 8:30am - 5pm

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Hands-on Science Classes: Potion Commotion (grades K - 2)
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Discover special concoctions, magic tricks, and optical illustions in this full-day, week-long class packed with hands-on fun and taught by miSci educators. Before and after care is available at $10 per hour. Space is limited. Registration and pre-payment are required. Register by calling 518-382-7890 x 237.

$200 per child per class; 10% discount for miSci members and second child in class

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Date(s): 
Monday, July 14, 2014 @ 8:30am - 5pm
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 @ 8:30am - 5pm
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 @ 8:30am - 5pm
Thursday, July 17, 2014 @ 8:30am - 5pm
Friday, July 18, 2014 @ 8:30am - 5pm

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Hands-on Science Classes: Super Scientists (grades K - 2)
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Explore a new science each day: chemistry, physics, geology, biology, and earth science in this full-day, week-long class packed with hands-on fun and taught by miSci educators. Before and after care is available at $10 per hour. Space is limited. Registration and pre-payment are required. Register by calling 518-382-7890 x 237.

$200 per child per class; 10% discount for miSci members and second child in class

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Date(s): 
Monday, July 21, 2014 @ 8:30am - 5pm
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 @ 8:30am - 5pm
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 @ 8:30am - 5pm
Thursday, July 24, 2014 @ 8:30am - 5pm
Friday, July 25, 2014 @ 8:30am - 5pm

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Independence Day @ miSci
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miSci is open 9am to 5pm Independence Day, Friday, July 4: Explore GROSSOLOGY, a new traveling exhibit about the (impolite) science of the human body; Making Sense of Sound, hands-on fun from San Francisco’s Exploratorium; MRI: Examining the Human Body and more interactive exhibits; planetarium shows; demos & more!

Activities, Demos, Exhibits free with admission; add $5 for Planetarium



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Little Wonders of Science: Eric Carle's The Very Quiet Cricket
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Introduce children ages 3 to 5 to science with an educator reading of The Very Quiet Cricket by Eric Carle, fun hands-on science, and a book from one of our popular past Little Wonders (while supplies last). PLEASE NOTE: we are now offering more sessions to accommodate the increasing number of interested families: Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 9:30am and 11am. Choose the day and time that is best for you! Space is limited. (Cut off is one day before program date.) Call 518.382.7890 x 237 to register today!

Free with admission
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Date(s): 
Thursday, July 17, 2014 @ 11am - 12pm
Friday, July 18, 2014 @ 11am - 12pm
Saturday, July 19, 2014 @ 11am - 12pm
Thursday, July 17, 2014 @ 9:30am - 10:30am
Friday, July 18, 2014 @ 9:30am - 10:30am
Saturday, July 19, 2014 @ 9:30am - 10:30am

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Little Wonders Special Planetarium Show
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Enjoy a special showing of our planetarium show geared especially for young audiences at this first-visit planetarium show for preschool audiences.

Admission plus $5



Date(s): 
Thursday, July 17, 2014 @ 10:30am - 11am
Friday, July 18, 2014 @ 10:30am - 11am

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Science Discovery Demos: Sound Waves
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Discover hands-on fun with Making Sense of Sound, our new exhibit from San Francisco’s Exploratorium, and then explore sound waves at this educator-led science demo.

Free with admission




Date(s): 
Saturday, July 5, 2014 @ 12:30pm - 1pm
Sunday, July 6, 2014 @ 12:30pm - 1pm
Saturday, July 12, 2014 @ 12:30pm - 1pm
Sunday, July 13, 2014 @ 12:30pm - 1pm
Saturday, July 19, 2014 @ 12:30pm - 1pm
Sunday, July 20, 2014 @ 12:30pm - 1pm
Saturday, July 26, 2014 @ 12:30pm - 1pm
Sunday, July 27, 2014 @ 12:30pm - 1pm

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Science Zone - Sound: How Good Is Your Hearing?
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Discover hands-on fun with Making Sense of Sound, our new exhibit from San Francisco’s Exploratorium, then stop by the Science Zone to put your hearing to the test and learn about sound localization.

Free with admission



Date(s): 
Saturday, July 26, 2014 @ 1pm - 2:30pm
Sunday, July 27, 2014 @ 1pm - 2:30pm

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Science Zone - Sound: Instruments & Sounds
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Discover hands-on fun with Making Sense of Sound, our new exhibit from San Francisco’s Exploratorium, then stop by the Science Zone to see how vibrations are responsible for musical sounds.

Free with admission



Date(s): 
Saturday, July 19, 2014 @ 1pm - 2:30pm
Sunday, July 20, 2014 @ 1pm - 2:30pm

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Science Zone - Sound: Making Sounds with Strings
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Discover hands-on fun with our new exhibit from San Francisco’s Exploratorium, Making Sense of Sound, then stop by the Science Zone to what kinds of instruments use strings and what makes the strings sound different from each other.

Free with admission



Date(s): 
Saturday, July 12, 2014 @ 1pm - 2:30pm
Sunday, July 13, 2014 @ 1pm - 2:30pm

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Science Zone - Sound: Vibrations
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Discover hands-on fun with our new exhibit from San Francisco’s Exploratorium, Making Sense of Sound, then stop by the Science Zone to see if you can get rice to hop off a drum at this hands-on activity.

Free with admission



Date(s): 
Saturday, July 5, 2014 @ 1pm - 2:30pm
Sunday, July 6, 2014 @ 1pm - 2:30pm

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STEM Education Teacher Workshop: Think Outside the Box
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Think Outside the Box through Exploration & Engagement
with Lisa Ernst, Educator
Alice Fong Yu Chinese Immersion School, San Francisco Unified School District

Join miSci and Lisa Ernst, Educator at the Alice Fong Yu Chinese Immersion School in San Francisco, for 2 days of workshops that will challenge you to “think outside the box” by working collaboratively and using critical thinking skills to solve problems. Learn how to take your everyday labs and integrate the Next Generation of Science Standards by incorporating the 6 C’s in Science (critical thinking, collaboration, creativity, communication, connection, and curiosity). Learn how to set up a Donors Choose grant to fund STEM or STEAM in your classroom.

NOTE: Workshops will accommodate educators attending one or both days.

* * 3 hours of professional development credit for each day; certificate upon completion * *

FREE

Register with the on-line sign-up option below or contact Elizabeth Hoffman: elizabeth.hoffman@misci.org  or 518-382-7890 x 256.

Lisa Ernst, a graduate of Brenau University is an educator at Alice Fong Yu K-8 Chinese Immersion School in San Francisco Unified School District. While teaching in San Francisco, she has added to her credential in the areas of Science where she holds a single subject credential in Science, as well in the area of English Language Learners. As a classroom teacher for over twenty-four years, she teaches sixth grade in a multiple subject classroom with an emphasis on integration of content through project-based learning STEM or STEAM. Within the school year, Lisa was a Co-Developer with SFUSD, Stanford, and SERP, (Strategic Educational Research Partnership) with an emphasis on Science Literacy. During the summers and weekends, she continues to participate and enhance her knowledge in Earth Science through fellowships from the Department of Energy, Yale, to workshops from Chabot Space and Science Center, to the Exploratorium. Through the participation of various science programs, Lisa has developed curriculum that has become funded through grants and has been presented through various venues. In March of 2012, Lisa served as a Judge for the Disney Planet Challenge competition. As an active member of NSTA in 2011, she served as the Local Coordinator for Annual Conference in San Francisco. In 2010, Lisa was asked by NSTA to present and attend the SINO-US Science Conference in Shanghai, China where she shared instructional strategies that were designed within SERP. Lisa served on the Discovery Channel Science Techbook Advisory Board in Silver Springs, Maryland. She was recently awarded the Sylvia Shugrue Award by the NSTA in developing an integrated unit on “Building Bridges in Earthquake Country: from the Past to the Present”. She was also nominated for the Presidential Award in Elementary Science along with the San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee’s teacher awards. Along with the awards, Lisa has secured over $13,500 worth of funded grants through Donors Choose.



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The Science of Brewing
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Sample beer from area brewers (Brown's Brewing Co., Davidson Brothers, C.H. Evans Brewing, Keegan Ales, Saranac, Steadfast Beer Co.), savor delicious eats, listen to live music by Rob Fleming — all in our unique setting. Explore the science of brewing, interactive exhibits, planetarium shows & more! Door prizes & cash bar.
21 &  over. Call 518-382-7890 x 237 for tickets.

Presale: Members $25 / Not Yet Members $30; at door: $30/$35

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