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SEE Receives Major Funding Award

SEE Receives Major Funding Award

The U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) recently announced $13,800,000 in Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act Grants to support the role of museums and libraries in responding to the coronavirus pandemic. The SEE Science Center was proud to receive the only award given to a…

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Meet Our New Executive Director

Meet Our New Executive Director

The SEE Science Center is pleased to introduce Shana Hawrylchak to the position of a Executive Director. Ms. Hawrylchak began the role June 1, 2020 and has been working hard to prepare the Museum for reopening, instituting new safety procedures and policies in light of the pandemic. Ms. Hawrylchak is…

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2020 SEE Golf Tournament Presented by Primary Bank a Success!

2020 SEE Golf Tournament Presented by Primary Bank a Success!

Sunny skies prevailed above Stonebridge Country Club at the annual golf outing to benefit SEE Science Center on August 7.  Presenting sponsor, Primary Bank lead the business community helping to raise more than $30,000 to support the mission and programs at SEE.   A field of 120 golfers enjoyed spirited play with…

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Dinosaurs part 1

Dinosaurs part 1

In this video Adele introduces the SEE Science Center's book about Dinosaurs and reads part 1 about the environment when dinosaurs lived. Spring is a great time to explore our environment and how it changes.  Visit Journey North's website to learn about seasonal change and how to record your own…

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Creating clean drinking water

Creating clean drinking water

Becky & Adele team up to bring you today’s Earth Week lesson.  Discover how to extract clean drinking water from polluted water and learn how local engineers have created a machine that has been deployed around the world to do just that. You can get printable instructions for the  “(Re)Cycling…

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Notre Dame Bridge in the LEGO® Millyard Project

Notre Dame Bridge in the LEGO® Millyard Project

Take a closer look at the Notre Dame Bridge Model in the LEGO® Millyard.  Learn now it was constructed with the volunteer who built it Teddy Welsh.  Discover why it was included in project and helps explain why we no longer make textiles in Manchester's millyard. Try building a bridge…

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Inflating with Chemistry

Inflating with Chemistry

In this video Becky shows you how you can inflate a balloon with chemistry. To try this at home  you will need: a soda bottle or similar Vinegar baking soda a balloon Also helpful to have a funnel or if you don't have one an empty water bottle and piece…

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Egg drop Challenge

Egg drop Challenge

Glenna demonstrates how your family can create your own egg drop challenge. Gather your materials: Egg Cup Other materials such as paper, tissue, string, rubber bands, rice, beans or cereal, cotton balls fabric - really anything you have. Choose your drop spot with an adult - no stairs? how about…

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Union Train Station in the LEGO® Millyard Project

Union Train Station in the LEGO® Millyard Project

In this close up of the model of the Union Train Station in the LEGO® Millyard Project, volunteer Joe Comeau explains how they had to reverse engineer the architecture of the 'extinct' building. Here is an architecture activity you can try at home. Did you know that the Manchester Historic Association's…

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What can paleontologists learn from studying fossils?

What can paleontologists learn from studying fossils?

In this video Adele (& Fred the Stegosaurus) read a section of the SEE Science Center's book about dinosaurs that explains how paleontologists must study fossils very carefully to understand how dinosaurs looked - and even then there are more questions than fossils can answer. Try this dinosaur activity at…

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Coal yard profile in the LEGO® Millyard Project

Coal yard profile in the LEGO® Millyard Project

Our LEGO® Millyard Project close up this week is the coal yard. Watch to the end for some inside information only a select number of builders know about the construction of the project. Purchase SEE's booklet all about the project here.

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Sun & Atmosphere

Sun & Atmosphere

The theme for the 50th Anniversary of Earth Dayis climate action.  We have two activities  in this lesson to help us better understand the greenhouse effect.  Please share the actions you take to help ourplanet with us on social media.   Materials to make a prismCardboard (18 to 24 inches if…

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Understanding Earth’s History

Understanding Earth’s History

How do scientists study the past climates on earth?  Learn about the clues scientists look at and try their techniques for yourself with Adele. Materials: Clear container, Clay, sand, PlayDough (at least 2 colors 1 straw (clear if possible If your straw isn’t clear, you will need a thin stick…

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Dinosaurs: who, where & when

Dinosaurs: who, where & when

In this video Adele reads a section from the SEE Science Center's book "We thought you'd never ask" that introduces how fossils tell us about the types of dinosaurs discovered, and when and where they lived. Try sorting out your dinosaur toys or pictures of dinosaurs by when they lived …

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Pulleys!

Pulleys!

In this video Pete introduces you to simple machines and the pulley chairs at SEE. Want to explore pulleys at home?  Check out this easy 'Tug-of-war" activity from the St. Louis Science Center.  

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Details Downtown

Details Downtown

This video features some of the more detailed buildings and intricate architecture in the LEGO® Millyard Project built by volunteers. Do you like to experiment with creative building? Learn more about techniques creative builders use in this Brick tip by LEGO® Masters Fox Judges Jamie & Amy. Share photos of…

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Rocket Science!

Rocket Science!

Today is a great day to get outside and try some rocket science.  In this video Becky & Jordan will show you how to make stomp rockets.

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Discover atmospheric pressure with Becky

Discover atmospheric pressure with Becky

SEE educator Becky shows how you can see the impact of air pressure with two fun experiments that you can try at home with adult assistance and supervision. If your family likes this, your child will love Camp Summer Science which is packed with amazing hands-on feats of science.  Check…

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LEGO® Millyard Project: Machines & Process at Amoskeag

LEGO® Millyard Project: Machines & Process at Amoskeag

This video is a brief overview of the types of machinery used at Amoskeag Manufacturing company to make cloth. And a closer look at the models built to illustrate the process. To learn more about this amazing project, and support SEE at the same time, order your copy of the…

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An introduction to Static

An introduction to Static

We miss the smiles and giggles that are shared when we demonstrate static electricity. But in this video you can get an introduction to static with Becky at our Van de Graff generator. Even though you can't have quite the same hair raising experience at home, you can experiment with…

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Intro to LEGO® Millyard Project & First Feature: Pine Island Park

Intro to LEGO® Millyard Project & First Feature: Pine Island Park

This video introduces the LEGO® Millyard Project at the SEE Science Center, the largest permanent installation of LEGO® bricks at minifigure scale in the world. The first featured closeup is Pine Island Park, which used electricity to power it's rides. It includes a very special roller coaster built by LEGO®…

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Experimenting with Pi

Experimenting with Pi

Check out this demonstration all about circles with SEE intern, Travis. He shows how you can discover the irrational number pi with an experiment that you can try for yourself at home. Music: https://www.bensound.com We prefer interacting and answering your questions in person, but you can still reach out to us at info@see-sciencecenter.org if…

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Listening to Bubbles

Listening to Bubbles

Check out this video demonstration with Adele. Here is an activity for you to try from Teach Engineering brought to you by the University of Colorado at Boulder. You can also check out this video about bubbles from CBS Sunday Morning.   !

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Bubble Demonstration!

Bubble Demonstration!

Check out this bubble demonstration with Glenna and try this activity from our friends at the Exploratorium at home! We prefer interacting and answering your questions in person, but you can still reach out to us at info@see-sciencecenter.org if you have any questions. Also, you can interact with us on…

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Game Show Nite Presented by St. Mary’s Bank

Game Show Nite Presented by St. Mary’s Bank

Thank you to everyone who participated in and supported Game Show Nite 2019, presented by St. Mary's Bank.   Congratulations to our winners, E=MCHammer from DEKA Research and Development, and to our puzzle challenge winners from Eversource NH, Thelma Brown & Kristin Bahny! Additional sponsor support provided by: DEKA Research and…

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SEE awarded Sun, Earth, Universe Exhibition

SEE awarded Sun, Earth, Universe Exhibition

The Sun, Earth, Universe exhibition is part of a nationwide effort to engage audiences in the awe-inspiring fields of Earth and space science.  SEE Science Center is one of 52 science centers nation-wide awarded this exhibition.  The exhibition will be on display at SEE beginning August 9, 2019 The  exhibition…

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SEE Science Center Partners with ARMI|BioFab USA

SEE Science Center Partners with ARMI|BioFab USA

SEE to develop programs, workshops, camp components, and exhibits to inspire youth exploration &  opportunities in Regenerative Manufacturing & Biofabrication   Manchester– The SEE Science Center has joined the public-private Manufacturing USA initiative, called the Advanced Regenerative Manufacturing Institute (ARMI) to inspire youth to explore opportunities in Regenerative Manufacturing &…

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SEE Named Best Kid-Friendly Attraction

SEE Named Best Kid-Friendly Attraction

The SEE Science Center is pleased to have been recognized with a Yankee Magazine Editor's Choice award for Best Kid-Friendly Attraction in New Hampshire for 2019. It is truly an honor to be given this award from this renown publication that has been covering the finest that New England has…

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SEE Science Center Unveils Cooking & Chemistry Presented by T-BONES and CJ’s Great West Grill

SEE Science Center Unveils Cooking & Chemistry Presented by T-BONES and CJ’s Great West Grill

SEE Science Center is pleased to unveil its newest exhibit: Cooking & Chemistry presented by T-BONES and CJ’s Great West Grill.  This exhibit is designed to inspire SEE visitors ages 3 to 7 to engage with their parents and to try new things to build confidence in a kitchen and…

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SEE Brings BiologYou to Millyard

SEE Brings BiologYou to Millyard

The suite of new exhibits that SEE purchased thanks to winning the top grant in the Entrepreneurs’ Fund of New Hampshire’s AMP Grant competition are installed and being enjoyed by SEE visitors. The colorful, giant DNA model draws “Wows!” from visitors as they approach. Coordinated lights introduce the amazing structure…

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Amplifying SEE

Amplifying SEE

T The SEE Science Center earned the top grant of $50,000 in the Entrepreneurs’ Fund of New Hampshire (EFNH)’s AMP Award Competition. EFNH is an initiative of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation which channels the expertise, energy and passion of the state’s leading entrepreneurs to strengthen New Hampshire communities through…

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