Science Saturdays programming is specially designed for middle school, junior and senior high school students to experience science in a fun, informal setting. Programs are free with regular Museum admission; group rates are available. For group reservations and rates, call (585)697-1942. Individuals are welcome—no reservations required. All programs take place in the Museum building unless otherwise indicated.
Saturday, September 8: 10am–3pm
FIRST LEGO Robotics League
The FIRST LEGO League Competition is coming to Rochester! Come find out what it's all about by seeing past robots in action on a real playing field. Don't miss this first chance to see the 2007 playing field!
Saturday, September 29: 12pm–3pm in Eisenhart Auditorium
60 Second Science Saturday
RMSC & WXXI
Meet 60 Second Science host "Miss Teresa" and enjoy fun, hands-on science activities from the award-winning program aired on WXXI. Activities are designed for families and children Pre-K through 3rd grade. Admission is free.
Saturday, October 6: 11am–4pm
Much Ado About Nothing
Empire State Science & Technology
Explore the fascinating world of vacuum technology. Experience the power of air in a variety of hands-on activities. Now THAT’S PRESSURE!
Saturday, October 13: 11am & 12:30pm
Making Tracks with the Animal Teachers
The Animal Teachers and Anne Meade
Come face-to-face with some exciting, mysterious creatures! Discover how they eat and live. Find out what animals can teach us.
Saturday, October 20: 11am–4pmAND Sunday, October 21: 12pm–4pm
National Chemistry Week Celebration
Rochester Section of the American Chemical Society
Explore hands-on experiments and meet members of the Rochester Section of the American Chemical Society to discover the many faces of chemistry. From art conservation to forensic science, discover the different jobs that chemists do as we celebrate National Chemistry Week.
Saturday, November 3: 11am–3pm
Monroe County Fire Bureau
Meet firefighters from across Monroe County and learn how to help prevent fires in your neighborhood. See firefighting equipment, and learn important safety tips to protect yourself in case of fire.
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