Science Museum News

“Molecular Playground” Exhibit Opens at Springfield Science Museum

October 7, 2011

As a way of making science fun and easier to understand, the Springfield Science Museum has partnered with the University of Massachusetts Amherst to install a “molecular playground” at the museum. The interactive display introduces visitors to the beauty of chemicals and molecular structure.

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Museums Seeking Entries in Gingerbread House Competition

October 7, 2011

The Springfield Museums are inviting bakeries, schools, individual bakers and young people to submit design plans to create gingerbread houses that will be on view at the Springfield Science Museum as part of the holiday exhibit “Gingerbread Fantasy.”

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Stars Over Springfield at the Springfield Science Museum

September 26, 2011

Stars Club member Ed Faits, president of the Arunah Hill Natural Science Center in Cummington, Mass., will present “A Second and a Half Away: A 21st Century Look at the Moon” at the Springfield Science Museum on Friday, Oct. 7, at 7:30 pm.

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Stars Over Springfield at the Springfield Science Museum

August 26, 2011

Jack Megas of the Springfield Stars Club will present, "Late Summer Observing" at the Springfield Science Museum on Friday, Sept. 2, at 7:30 pm.

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Be the Dinosaur at the Springfield Museums this Summer

May 25, 2011

Children can experience the day-to-day world of dinosaurs through cutting-edge computer simulation in the special exhibition Be the Dinosaur/i>, on view from June 11 through September 11 at the Springfield Science Museum. Dinosaur Dig Lab, a companion exhibit, invites kids to become paleontologists and excavate “fossils.”

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