Now Showing:

Challenger Adventure
see details +

Join other museum visitors in this out-of-this-world experience! See what it's like to do experiments in space and take home a souvenir from your experience. Please Note: Space is limited. To guarantee a spot, purchase tickets in advance at 518-382-7890 x 237; or purchase tickets when you arrive at miSci (if space is available).

Children (3 -12) accompanied by an adult, admission + $5
Seniors (65+), admission + $8

Adults (13+), admission + $10 

CLC_miSci_logo_final_020515.jpg



Date(s): 

  Print this program   Email to a friend   Remind me   Bookmark This Program
Challenger Community Mission
see details +

If you do not have a group but would still love to be part of a crew of scientists and engineers in a simulated space mission at the Challenger Learning Center, you CAN by joining one of our regularly scheduled Community Missions 6:30 – 9pm the third Thursday of each month and for special occasions.

2015 Community Mission Dates:
July 16
August 20
September 17
October 15
October 29 – Come in costume as one of your favorite space movie characters!
November 19
December 13 – Come in holiday attire!
December 17

2016 Community Mission Dates:
January 21
February 14 – Bring your Valentine!
February 18

Reservations and pre-payment are required. Please call 518-382-7890 x 237.

Ages 10 – adult; 20 participant minimum necessary to run the mission

$20 per person        



Date(s): 

  Print this program   Email to a friend   Remind me   Bookmark This Program
Dudley Night Sky Adventure: Perseid Meteor Shower
see details +

The Perseids is one of the best meteor showers to observe, producing up to 60 meteors per hour at its peak, running annually from July 17 to August 24. The Dudley Observatory, miSci and the Albany Area Amateur Astronomers are teaming up to offer monthly Night Sky Adventures at miSci to give all who are interested, an opportunity to practice their observational astronomy skills. Lead by an astronomy educator and volunteers from the Albany Area Amateur Astronomers, we’ll practice identifying stars, constellations and dark sky objects both through scopes (weather permitting) and in the Planetarium. Rain or shine.

$3 per person; $5 per family



Date(s): 

  Print this program   Email to a friend   Remind me   Bookmark This Program
Little Wonders of Science: The Blue Whale
see details +

Introduce children ages 3 to 5 to science with an educator The Blue Whale, hands-on science, and fun! Sign up with the online option below or by calling 518.382.7890 x 237 to register today!

Free with admission

Sponsored in part by

Charles L. Touhey Foundation

GE logo_1.jpg

LW_The_Blue_Whale_big_AUG_2015.jpg



Date(s): 
Thursday, August 13, 2015 @ 11am - 12pm
Friday, August 14, 2015 @ 11am - 12pm
Saturday, August 15, 2015 @ 11am - 12pm
Thursday, August 13, 2015 @ 9:30am - 10:30am
Friday, August 14, 2015 @ 9:30am - 10:30am
Saturday, August 15, 2015 @ 9:30am - 10:30am

  Print this program   Email to a friend   Remind me   Bookmark This Program   Sign Up
Little Wonders Star Show
see details +
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, August 13, 2015 @ 10:30am - 11am
Friday, August 14, 2015 @ 10:30am - 11am

  Print this program   Email to a friend   Remind me   Bookmark This Program
Science Discovery Demos: Energy Science
see details +

Discover different methods of producing energy from renewable and non-renewable sources at this educator-led science demo.

Free with admission



Date(s): 
Saturday, August 1, 2015 @ 12:30pm - 1pm
Sunday, August 2, 2015 @ 12:30pm - 1pm
Saturday, August 8, 2015 @ 12:30pm - 1pm
Sunday, August 9, 2015 @ 12:30pm - 1pm
Saturday, August 15, 2015 @ 12:30pm - 1pm
Sunday, August 16, 2015 @ 12:30pm - 1pm
Saturday, August 22, 2015 @ 12:30pm - 1pm
Sunday, August 23, 2015 @ 12:30pm - 1pm
Saturday, August 29, 2015 @ 12:30pm - 1pm
Sunday, August 30, 2015 @ 12:30pm - 1pm

  Print this program   Email to a friend   Remind me   Bookmark This Program
Science Zone - Water: Cool It or Pool It!
see details +

Play with ice to learn about condensation and evaporation in this educator-led activity.

Free with admission



Date(s): 

  Print this program   Email to a friend   Remind me   Bookmark This Program
Science Zone - Water: Dry Ice vs. Regular Ice
see details +
Compare properties of dry ice to properties of regular ice at this educator-led activity.

Free with admission




Date(s): 

  Print this program   Email to a friend   Remind me   Bookmark This Program
Science Zone - Water: Float or Sink...What Do You Think?
see details +
Test different materials to see if they float or sink, and learn about the properties that help keep them afloat in this educator-led activity.

Free with admission




Date(s): 

  Print this program   Email to a friend   Remind me   Bookmark This Program
Science Zone - Water: Racedrop Raceway
see details +

Race water drops to understand properties of water and how it races in this educator-led activity.

Free with admissio
n



Date(s): 

  Print this program   Email to a friend   Remind me   Bookmark This Program
Science Zone - Water: Water Cycle Wristband
see details +

Explore the stages of the water cycle and make a take-home bracelet in this educator-led activity.

Free with admission



Date(s): 

  Print this program   Email to a friend   Remind me   Bookmark This Program
Sense-Able Science
see details +

A sensory friendly science center experience for those with autism and other sensory needs. More Information.




Date(s): 

  Print this program   Email to a friend   Remind me   Bookmark This Program
Summer Science Class: Discovering Dinosaurs (grades K-2)
see details +
Monday, August 17 - Friday, August 21
Uncover prehistoric animals of the past 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.

$220 per child; 10% discount for miSci members and second child in class



Date(s): 

  Print this program   Email to a friend   Remind me   Bookmark This Program
Summer Science Class: Explore 3-D Printing (grades 6-12)
see details +
Monday, July 20 - Friday, July 24 OR Monday, August 17 - Friday, August 21
Learn how 3-D printing works; find designs and produce them 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.

$220 per child; 10% discount for miSci members and second child in class



Date(s): 

  Print this program   Email to a friend   Remind me   Bookmark This Program
Summer Science Class: Lego Robotics (grades 3-6)
see details +

* * NEW SECTION JUST ADDED: Mon. Aug. 10 - Fri. Aug. 14 * * 

THESE SECTIONS ARE FULL: Mon. July 27 - Fri. July 31 OR Mon. August 24 - Fri. August 28
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. 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.

$220 per child; 10% discount for miSci members and second child in class



Date(s): 

  Print this program   Email to a friend   Remind me   Bookmark This Program
Summer Science Class: Robots (grades K-2)
see details +
* * THIS CLASS IS FULL * *

Monday, August 24 - Friday, August 28
Explore robots in fiction and the real world and make your own simple robot 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.

$220 per child; 10% discount for miSci members and second child in class


Date(s): 

  Print this program   Email to a friend   Remind me   Bookmark This Program
Summer Science Class: Rocketeers! (grades 3-6)
see details +

* * THIS CLASS IS FULL * *

Monday, August 3- Friday, August 7
Build & launch your own rockets using chemical reactions, air pressure, water power, and solid fuel in this full-day, week-long class packed with hands-on fun and taught by miSci educators. 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.

$220 per child; 10% discount for miSci members and second child in class



Date(s): 

  Print this program   Email to a friend   Remind me   Bookmark This Program
Summer Science Class: Space Academy Comet Mystery (grades 3-6)
see details +
Monday, August 17 - Friday, August 21
Take a space voyage in the Challenger Learning Center to explore a comet 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.

$250 per child; 10% discount for miSci members and second child in class

Space Academy Classes are presented by Copy_of_TWC_Logo_1_1_Plum_RGB_300.jpg


Date(s): 

  Print this program   Email to a friend   Remind me   Bookmark This Program
Summer Science Class: Space Academy Crater Kids (grades K-2)
see details +

Monday, July 6 - Friday, July 10 OR Monday, August 3 - Friday, August 7
Explore the moon with miSci's new Challenger Learning Center 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.

$250 per child; 10% discount for miSci members and second child in class

Space Academy Classes are presented by Copy_of_TWC_Logo_1_1_Plum_RGB_300.jpg



Date(s): 

  Print this program   Email to a friend   Remind me   Bookmark This Program
Summer Science Class: Space Academy Earth's Fury (grades 6-12)
see details +
Monday, August 24 - Friday, August 28
Explore Earth — including a mission in the new Challenger Learning Center
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.

$250 per child; 10% discount for miSci members and second child in class

Space Academy Classes are presented by Copy_of_TWC_Logo_1_1_Plum_RGB_300.jpg


Date(s): 

  Print this program   Email to a friend   Remind me   Bookmark This Program
Summer Science Class: Space Academy Flight Specialists (grades 3-6)
see details +
Monday, July 13 - Friday, July 17 OR Monday, August 10 - Friday, August 14
Investigate gravity & explore space in the new Challenger Learning Center 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.

$250 per child; 10% discount for miSci members and second child in class

Space Academy Classes are presented by
Copy_of_TWC_Logo_1_1_Plum_RGB_300.jpg

Date(s): 

  Print this program   Email to a friend   Remind me   Bookmark This Program
Summer Science Class: Wonders of Water (grades K-2)
see details +
Monday, August 10 - Friday, August 14
Discover water properties and explore water vehicles 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.

$220 per child; 10% discount for miSci members and second child in class



Date(s): 

  Print this program   Email to a friend   Remind me   Bookmark This Program

© miSci 2012. All Rights Reserved.

Site Maintained by Platinum ITS