Science Museum News

Science Museum Celebrates Astronomy Day

April 26, 2011

The Springfield Museums’ Weekend Family Fun series will continue with Astronomy Day on Saturday, May 7. Activities will take place at the Springfield Science Museum from 11 am to 4 pm and are free with museum admission unless noted.

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Stars Over Springfield at the Springfield Science Museum

April 18, 2011

Ed Faits, a director of the Springfield Stars Club, will present “Spectacular Saturn” on Friday, May 6, at 7:30 pm at the Springfield Science Museum.

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Stars Over Springfield at the Springfield Science Museum

March 17, 2011

In recognition of April Fools Day, Richard Sanderson, curator of physical science at the Springfield Science Museum, will present “Foolish Astronomy” on Friday, April 1, at 7:30 pm at the museum. The program will focus on astronomical misconceptions.

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Stars Over Springfield at the Springfield Science Museum

February 15, 2011

Alan Rifkin, president of the Springfield Stars Club, will teach people how to properly observe the heavens through their backyard telescopes at the Springfield Science Museum on Friday, March 4, at 7:30 pm.

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Science Museum Offers Overnight Camp-Ins for Scout Groups

February 9, 2011

The Springfield Science Museum is offering overnight camp-in programs for Girl Scout and Boy Scout groups. Scouts participate in a variety of hands-on activities that will help them earn the requirements for badges, belt loops or try-its. All groups will see a planetarium show and decorate a T-shirt with a screen-print design. They will also enjoy an evening pizza party, and a light breakfast in the morning.

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