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SciLab@NYPL: Far Out Physics: Optics

August 16, 2013

Program Locations:

Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd Street
Major support for children's and young adult programming is provided by the Mr. and Mrs. Timothy R. Barakett Endowment for Children's and Young Adult Programs and Services. Major support for children's and young adult programming is provided by the Katerina and Andreas C. Dracopoulos Family Endowment for Young Audiences. Additional support is provided by Beth and Christopher Kojima; the Estate of Charles J. Mauro; the Estate of William C. Morris; the Estate of Esther Manes; Good Samaritan, Inc.; New York Life Foundation; MetLife Foundation; Sandra Priest Rose; Solon E. Summerfield Foundation, Inc.; Con Edison; Mr. and Mrs. John Klingenstein; Epstein Teicher Philanthropies; Mr. and Mrs. George T. Votis; The Walt Disney Company; U.S. Bancorp Foundation; The Edith Glick Shoolman Children's Foundation; and an anonymous donor.

The Far Out Physics workshop uses demonstrations, art projects and hands-on science experiments to inspire children to better understand the world around them and to be creative problem solvers. Each workshop contains a different theme exploring speed, momentum, forces, reactions, structures and other physical phenomena. Presented by the Children's Museum of Manhattan. For children ages 5 and older. Limited to 25 participants.

Preregistration is required by phone or in-person.