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CANCELED: Family Science Workshop at Hudson River Museum

CANCELED: Family Science Workshop

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  • Mar. 07, 2020 through Mar. 28, 2020, Saturdays, 1pm
  • Hudson River Museum
  • 511 Warburton Avenue, Yonkers
  • All Ages
  • Free with admission: $8; $5 seniors 62 and older, students, veterans; $4 ages 3-18; free for members and children younger than 3

One is blue, the other is green. One was invented in 1839, the other has been around for more than a billion years. Silicon solar cells and the leaves of plants both redirect the energy of sunlight, using it to produce electrical current or to trap that energy in simple sugars. In this workshop, experiment with solar photovoltaics, and make a colorful model of leaf anatomy to bring home. 

About Hudson River Museum

511 Warburton Avenue

Yonkers, NY

914-963-4550

  • Standard hours: Wednesday-Sunday, 12-5pm
  • Wheelchair accessible: Yes
  • Stroller parking: No
  • Stroller check: Yes
  • Bring food: Yes
  • Buy food: Yes
  • Where is food allowed: Food allowed in designated spots
  • Changing tables in the women's room(s): Yes
  • Changing tables in the men's room(s): Yes
  • Changing tables in the unisex bathroom(s): No
  • Family bathroom: No

  • The Hudson River Museum is the largest cultural institution in Westchester County and a multidisciplinary complex that draws its identity from its site on the banks of the Hudson River. The Museum collections focus on 19th-century through contemporary American Art; Glenview, an 1876 house on the National Register of Historic Places; Hudson Riverama, an environmental teaching gallery; a state-of-the-art, 120-seat planetarium, and a 400-seat outdoor amphitheater with programs every weekend, special days for families and events throughout the year. 
  • Parking: Free
  • Nearest public transportation stop: Glenwood Station off Metro North Hudson Line; Shonnard Terrance on the 1 Buss
  • Play area: Indoor
  • Party room: Yes

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