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17th-Century Sciences

Indoor or outreach program

Explore the beginnings of modern scientific theory and method as it evolved during the Age of Enlightenment of the 17th century. Exploration was the operative word: navigational methods, new theories of the solar system, medical advances and new inventions all helped to bring new people to the New World. Hands-on activities.

Program Length: 1 hour

Grades: 3-5 and 6 – 9)