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Gadgets & Gizmos: Parachute Design

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Add to Calendar 19-08-2013 19-08-2013 15 Gadgets & Gizmos: Parachute Design Kids will discover the forces that act against a falling object as they create a mini parachute to test air resistance. Children's Museum of Manhattan true DD/MM/YYYY
August 19, 2013
2pm, 3pm, 4pm
Children's Museum of Manhattan
Upper West Side
Young elementary, Tween
Free with admission: $11; $7 seniors; free for kids younger than 1

Description: Kids will discover the forces that act against a falling object as they create a mini parachute to test air resistance.

Address: 212 W. 83rd St.
Upper West Side, NY 10024
Phone: 212-721-1223

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Venue Description: Hoping to motivate children and families to learn about themselves and the various cultures of the world, the Children's Museum of Manhattan (CMOM) houses a variety of interactive exhibitions and programs. Over 80 workshops, classes, and performances are offered FREE with admission to the museum each week. The museum boasts four priority areas: its early childhood education program, which prepares children for kindergarten; creativity in the arts and sciences to encourage creative and analytical thinking; healthy lifestyles programs that address the physical and emotional feelings within a family; and the exploration of world cultures, which provides children with an awareness of our diverse society. Additional programs and exhibits include the celebrated PlayWorks? floor for preschoolers; Gods, Myth and Mortals: Discover Ancient Greece, which is designed to introduce art, science, and literature to children; and the Healthy Living programming, created with healthcare providers to encourage good nutrition and daily exercise. Current limited-time programs include Amusement Park Science and American Dreamland: Artwork by Philomena Maran.

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