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The Children's Museum of Science and Technology (CMOST) is the only science center in the Tech Valley designed specifically for kids and parents to Explore, Discover, and Imagine the world of science together.
The first and second exhibits installed at CMAS!
Children, Kindess, and Ice Cream!
Focus Lab opening was a success! Come visit Saturdays from 9-2. 21 3rd Street Troy, NY. The first of a series of pop-up exhibitions in partnership with The Future of Small Cities Institute, RPI and other Troy public and non-profit entities.
Fun, educational and free! Opening this Saturday.
Save the Date!
The Focus Lab is opening this Saturday, April 30th from 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm in downtown Troy!
Read more here:https://cmssny.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/Focus-Lab-Description.pdf
The Children’s Museum at Saratoga is seeking a highly motivated candidate to serve as an Educator and Visitor Services Assistant.
This is a fulltime position with starting pay at $15-$17/hour depending on experience. The position is scheduled to work Monday through Friday with weekend hours starting June 1st, 2022.
You will find full job description on the Museum's website: https://cmssny.org/about-us/employment-opportunities/
This position is contingent on the satisfactory completion of a background check and references. To apply please send a cover letter and resume to the Director of Education at [email protected].
If you are looking to book an end of year program for your students check out our website at https://cmssny.org/education/outreach/
Time slots are filling up fast and you don't want to miss your chance!
Rainy day fun!
If you happen to be in Saratoga-
Science Explorers is back in-person outside the Lincoln Baths!!! 🌞
While the Museum isn't open yet, you can join the fun at 10:30am this Thursday for the first in-person Science Explorers since the doors closed at Caroline Street! See the hustle and bustle of the workers and explore the Museum's new outdoor amenities.
Contact [email protected] for more information.
This program is sponsored by National Grid.
The Museum is moving to the Lincoln Baths! Please consider making a donation today for this pivotal moment in the Museum’s history and become part of what makes it so great! You can make a donation through our website or by following this link: https://cmssny.org/contribute/
The Children’s Museum at Saratoga is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization. Federal ID# 14-1739210. Your contribution is tax-deductible as allowed by law.
Learn about the history and science of Adriana Ocampo!
Today for Science Explorers and the last day of Women's History Month we learned about Adriana Ocampo and discussed crater impacts and what they can tell us....
Free, Fun and indoors. It's cold outside- play inside!
Join the Museum today from 10:30 am to 11:30 am at Colonie Center for a fun program open to the public!
Hope to see you there!
Our partner museum!
Today for Science Explorers today we discussed Hedy Lamarr and learned how to make paper cup telephones to talk with friends!Visit the Museum's website at ht...
Fun, free, hands-on learning!
Join the Museum on Tuesday, March 29th from 10:30 am to 11:30 am at Colonie Center for a fun program open to the public!
Hope to see you there!
Happy Belated St. Patrick’s Day!
Happy St. Patrick's Day!!!Learn how to make a rainbow catcher!Thank you to National Grid for sponsoring Science Explorers.Visit the Museum's website at https...
Women’s history and coding fun❤️❤️
Learn about Grace Hopper's Contribution to modern coding and create a coding bracelet to encode your initials or name! Use the picture of the binary alphabet to make your own coding bracelet. 💻
Find the YouTube video here: https://youtu.be/uQRufAzLLow
Contact [email protected] to learn more about Museum programs.
This program is sponsored by National Grid
Head outside and engage in science!
Each year people from around the world come together to watch, learn about, count, and celebrate birds. Join us in February!
Check out our partner museum’s program
Fun and free program!
Join us on Tuesday, February 15th from 10 am to 11 am at Colonie Center for a fun program open to the public!
It's all about animal habitats and there will be real animal artifacts to look at!
Our partner museum has programs on social media Tuesday and Thursday!
Looking for fun outdoors? Check out our friends in Rensselaer!
Our partnership has allowed programming to continue to reach the children throughout our region.
It makes the staff so happy to get messages like these ones from Paige Elementary after their Iroquois Ingenuity class! This is a big Thank You from everyone here at the Museum!
Habitat Hunters at Shaker Road Elementary School today!
Thank you for hosting the Museum!
"I was so happy to be back in the classroom teaching! The kids were inquisitive and engaged in hands on learning" Dawn
Winter is here! Shoveling, sledding, and ice- great time to learn about states of matter! Learning through play!
Booking Outreach to schools and community centers around the Capital Region for 2022!
So happy to be back in the classroom. CMOST is at DPS in East Greenbush today. Thank you for hosting us. CMOST traveling STEAM programs are available for schools, libraries or community centers!
Email [email protected]
Some exciting news to share!
Want to learn more? Follow this link:https://cmssny.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/CMOST-CMAS-FINAL-Release-8.31.21.pdf
Somebunny needs your support...
What has four lucky feet, two floppy ears, and one pink nose? Annabelle, the Official CMOST Assistant to the Easter Bunny! Wishing all our fans, friends, and families a Hoppy Spring from the Children's Museum of Science and Technology (CMOST)!
FUN FACT: Annabelle is one of the only animals at CMOST that doesn't lay eggs. Can you name another one? Click "See More" for the answer.
The care and attention to Annabelle and the dozens of other animals at CMOST is ongoing, as are our efforts to sustain science and technology education through CMOST once the COVID-19 crisis is behind us.
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Answer: African Pygmy Hedgehog
Who couldn’t use a smidgen of pigeon? 🎨
Yes! Said every parent of littles everywhere.
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Quackenbush Square, Albany
S. Pearl Street, Albany
Intersection of Broadway and Quay Streets, Albany
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In our January "This Month in NYS Museums" newsletter we spoke with CMAS Executive Director Sarah Smith to learn more about what this collaboration will look like and the reimagined space.
Read more: https://nysmuseums.org/MANYnews/12314540
We have had such an outpouring of people interested in our scholarship I’ve decided to use the scholarship fundraiser as a jumpstart and extend the offer to everyone else who has shown great excitement in joining our school family!
This is an amazing opportunity to see Swam City Pre-K in action. I’m confident once you and your children are engaged in the program you’ll LOVE it!!!
You will have 4 prerecorded sessions (about 30 minutes each) available to you each weekend in November. This is preschool on demand so watch, pause, and rewind when it’s convenient for your family!
YES, I want FREE online preschool taught by a teacher with a master’s degree in early childhood education!
Comment below: HOORAY FOR PRE-K! and send me a DM saying “FREE.” I will message you back with directions to access your new online preschool beginning Halloween weekend!
Now, GO, comment and DM and then tell everyone you know to hurry and sign up before it’s too late!!!
Meet our reptilian friends in corresponding order of the photos: corn snake, blue-tongued skink, and ball python. Check out their unique coloring and patterns on their scales!
Did you know reptiles typically shed their skin more frequently when they are young? To learn more check out this quick easy read:
Thank you to The Children's Museum of Science and Technology (CMOST) for transferring the animals to us! They are doing well in their new home.
The Children's Museum of Science and Technology (CMOST)
Live snakes 🐍, rabbits 🐇, owls 🦉 and lizards 🦎, anyone? Toddlers, preschoolers and elementary school-age kids have fun in Dino Discovery 🦕, play with gravity on the Magnetic Ball Wall and create their own inventions using kid-sized tools 🔧 in Tinker Space. Shhh! 🤫 There’s even a Sensory Science Room, a quiet and calming space.
Check out the complete list of People & Places Besties winners here: https://www.crlmag.com/besties-2020/
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