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Columbus Day: Careers in Energy Day with National Grid
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See special demos with electric operating, service and safety personnel from National Grid! Part of Careers in Energy Week.

Free with admission

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GE Employees Only Archives Tour
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In conjunction with GE Kids in FREE Days at miSci (October 5, 12, 19 & 26), we are offering a special benefit for GE employees on October 5: a 20-minute tour of our Archives led by Curator Chris Hunter at 12:00 pm or 1:30 pm.  miSci Archives contains manuscript collections, photographs, trade literature, and other materials relating to the history of General Electric and Schenectady. A highlight of the collection is the General Electric Photograph Collection, a collection of nearly 1.5 million images that depicts the development of the electrical industry and 20th century American life. Sign up using the special code provided using the online registration feature below or by calling 518-382-7890 x 224.



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Saturday, October 5, 2013 @ 12pm - 12:20pm
Saturday, October 5, 2013 @ 1:30pm - 1:50pm

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GE Kids in FREE Days
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Children 12 & under receive free museum and planetarium admission when accompanied by a paying adult Saturdays in October, courtesy of GE (planetarium seating limited).

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Girl Scout Get Moving Night at miSci
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See miSci's Scouts page for complete information.Registration deadline: October 3.



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Little Wonders of Science: How Do Apples Grow?
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Introduce children ages 3 to 5 to science with How Do Apples Grow? and a fun hands-on science activity. Advance registrants receive a FREE book (while supplies last) and materials to continue the study of science at home. Space is limited. (Cut off is one day before program date.) Register with the online option below or call 518.382.7890 x 224 !

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Sponsored in part by: Schenectady Rotary



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Science Discovery Demos: Simple Machines
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Have an explosive visit with this bonus educational opportunity! Explore simple machines, such as pulleys, levers and wedges, and how they make our lives easier.

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Science Zone - Optical Illulsions: Peripheral Vision
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Test your eyes' limitations while you explore peripheral vision. See what our eyes can and cannot do!

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Science Zone - Optical Illusions: Benham's Disk
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Build a spinning disk and see if you can make black and white marks appear in color.

Free with admission.



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Science Zone - Optical Illusions: Hole in Your Hand
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Each eye sees a slightly different view. See right through your hand in this optical illusion activity!

Free with admission.



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Science Zone - Optical Illusions: Pinhole Magnifier
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Explore perception and light and discover how a pinhole can help you see better!

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