Science Museum News
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.