Children's Museum of Science and Technology

The Museum Children’s Museum of Science and Technology works to instill groups with a lifelong desire to pursue science and technology. The museum offers 16 exciting programs where groups can learn about the weather and water-cycle through games and experiments, explore the astounding properties of air, create rockets to learn about chemical reactions, use the Hudson River to think about the food chain and various ecosystems, experiment with our Van de Graaf generator to study the basics of magnets and electricity, and more. All trips include a private planetarium show . 
 
Contact Info 
Address: 250 Jordan Rd., Troy, NY 12180. Rensselaer County. Tel: 518-235-2120. Email: museum@sunycnse.com. Website: www.cmost.org. Hrs: Thurs.-Sun 9AM-5PM, Wed.1PM-5PM. 
 
Trip Info 
Grade Level: Pre K-8th. Activity Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities, Performances. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1-2 hours. Cost: Fee. 
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Science, Technology.  
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Science.

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

STEM Lesson Plan

The light bulb, the assembly line, and the personal computer are all inventions by American innovators that have greatly impacted the world. For America to continue to lead the world in innovation, students must be fluent in the foundation of these inventions. Students learn science, technology, engineering, and mathematics and how they are related to specific topics. ... Continue